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Middlesbrough Libraries fees and charges (2022/2023)



Books listed in the catalogue or on order: free

Books not in stock: £1.70

Books from the British Library: £6

Children's books: free

Photocopying, printing, scanning, laminating, and reproduction charges


All charges apply per item.

Photocopies and printouts

  • A4 single-sided (black and white): 15p
  • A4 single-sided (colour): 35p
  • A3 single-sided (black and white): 30p
  • A3 single-sided (colour): 80p


  • Up to 5 sheets (document, into PDF format): £1.10
  • Per file (photograph, into JPG format): £1.50

Microform printouts

  • A4 (black and white): 50p
  • A3 (black and white): 75p


  • A4: £1.10
  • A3: £1.75


  • Commercial publications (black and white): £40
  • Commercial publications (colour): £50
  • Internet - UK (black and white): £40
  • Internet - UK (colour): £50
  • Internet - worldwide (black and white): £60
  • Internet - worldwide (colour): £80

Other services / requests


Commercial promotions

  • Advertising: £150
  • Film licence: £75

Research charges

  • Per half-hour: £12.50
  • Small research fee: £5

Commission on sales

  • Sales of items for the public: 20% commission

Fax service (within the UK)

  • First sheet: £1.50
  • Subsequent sheets: 20p each

Fax service (international)

  • First sheet: £2.50
  • Subsequent sheets: 20p each

Room hire

Room hire is available at selected libraries. The cost varies depending on the time and day of the week. Please ask staff for booking arrangements and charges.