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Fees and charges (Middlesbrough Libraries) (2022/2023)

Items and loan periods

All charges apply per item.

Item Loan period (days) Hire charge (£) Overdue charge (£/day) Maximum overdue charge (£)
Books: adult 21 Free 18p per day £7.56
Books: teenage 21 Free 10p per day £4.20
Books: children 21 Free No overdue charge No overdue charge
Language courses 21 Free 18p per day £7.56
Spoken word (CD/MP3/cassette) 21 £2.20 18p per day £7.56


Listed in catalogue or on order: free
Not in stock: £1.70
British Library: £6
Children's books: free

Photocopying, printing, scanning, laminating, and reproduction charges

All charges apply per item.

Item Charge (£)
Photocopies and printouts
A4 single-sided (black and white) 10p
A4 single-sided (colour) 30p
A3 single-sided (black and white) 25p
A3 single-sided (colour) 75p

Up to 5 sheets (document, into PDF format)

Per file (photograph, into JPG format) £1.50
Microform printouts
A4 (black and white) 50p
A3 (black and white) 75p
A4 £1
A3 £1.50


Commercial publications (black and white)


Commercial publications (colour)


Internet - UK (black and white)


Internet - UK (colour)

Internet - worldwide (black and white) £60
Internet - worldwide (colour) £80

Other services / requests

Service Charge (£)
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
Subsequent sheets

20p each

Fax service (international)
First sheet
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.