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Fees and Charges - Trust

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COVID-19 update: Our libraries are open and we also have a Click and Collect service. Barrhead Foundry and Eastwood Park Leisure are open for membersNeilston Leisure will open on 26 October. Swimming lessons restart from 26 October. The majority of our other services and venues remain closed.  

Fees and Charges

Fees and charges

You can join the library, borrow books and use our computers for free, however some other library services and administration tasks incur a charge. 

 Library and Information Services Fees and Charges
DescriptionCharges 2019-20
Overdue books per item per dayAdult                                      
Adult concession        
18 yrs and under                   
N.B.   Customers aged 18yrs and under are exempt from paying overdue book charges.
Replacements membership cards£1.00 per replacement card
Lost or damaged itemsCurrent replacement price
N.B.   Items borrowed through the inter-library loan network may have additional charges applied if the items are lost of damaged.
Reservations for East Renfrewshire Library stockFREE
Inter-library loan reservationsAdult                                     
Adult concession        
18yrs and under                   
Photocopying - black and white£0.20 - A4 sheet
£0.30 - double-sided A4
£0.35 - A3 sheet
£0.50 - double-sided A3
Printing A4 sheets£0.20 (black and white)
£0.60 (colour)
Sending a fax within the UK£1.95 for the first sheet
£0.75 for subsequent sheets
Sending a fax outside the UK£2.60 for the first sheet
£1.15 for subsequent sheets
Receiving a fax£1.90 for the first sheet
£0.75 for subsequent sheets

Price Reductions and Concessions

Price reduction and concessions

Adult (full price)

Customers aged 18 yrs and over

Adult Concession **

(concession price for fines, full price for all other services)

Customers 18 yrs and over who qualify for a concession.

Proof of entitlement required.

Children & Young People

(no fines, full price for all other services)

Customers under 18 yrs

* Administration fees for ICT learning classes and courses are non-refundable.

** Our concessionary scheme across the Trust is simplified to a single discounted rate of 30 per cent off the full price for library customers who are on low income, students, unemployed, disabled, or for those entitled to a State Pension.

You can view our full list of concessionary categories by visiting

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