Book loans

Borrower Charge per item Loan duration Overdue charge per day
Children (under 16) Free 21 days Free
Adults (16-59) 20p
Adults (60+) 6p

 

Audio Visual loans

Item Borrower Charge per item Loan duration Overdue charge per day
Talking book Children (under 16) Free 21 days Free
Adults (16-59) Free 20p
Adults (60+) Free  6p
Exempt borrowers Free As above
 
Exempt borrowers Free
DVDs All borrowers £1.00 3 days £1.00
Language courses All borrowers Free

 

Reservation Fees

Source Charge
Bolton Libraries Free
Outside Bolton Libraries £5

 

Internet access

Charge Duration
Adults and juniors Free First hour per day
£1 Per additional hour to a maximum of 3 hours per day

 

Photocopying and printing

Type Cost Quantity
A4 black and white 10p per page
A4 colour £1 per page
A3 black and white 20p per page
A3 colour £1.50 per page
A4 from microfilm 70p per page
A3 from microfilm £1.40 per page
Scanning 25p per scan

 

Fax services

Type Cost Quantity
Within the UK £1.50 per page
Europe £2 per page
Rest of world £3 per page
Received faxes 50p per page

 

Business information

Cost Quantity / Duration
Company reports 10p per sheet
Mailing list 10p per company
Mailing list admin fee (if compiled by library staff) £1 each
Research undertaken by staff Free Initial 20 minutes
£15 per additional half hour

 

Replacement ticket

Borrower Cost
Adult (16+) £2
Child (under 16) £1

 

Replacement charges for lost or damaged items

Please ask at the library.

Overdue item notification charges

Postal charges are made for each overdue letter sent (2nd class). No charge is made for overdue notifications sent via SMS text message or email.

Reservation and overdue notifications by email or text message

You can opt to have your overdue and reservations awaiting collection notifications sent to you via text, or email.*

To take advantage of this service, please ask about our telephone and email messaging service on your next visit to the library.

For customers with mobile numbers:

Ask staff to amend your record so that you receive an SMS text message.

For customers with email addresses:

Ask staff to amend your record so that you receive an email message.

*Final overdue notifications will continue to be sent by post. Customers without a telephone will continue to receive notifications by post.

 

Room Bookings


Central Library

Room Standard charge Concessionary charge Duration

Green Room

 

£36 £18     Initial 3 hour slot
£12 £6 Per additional hour
Lecture Theatre £120 £60 Initial 3 hour slot
£40 £20 Per additional hour
Small Lecture Theatre

Currently unavailable

 
Meeting room Currently unavailable 
Learning Studio 1 Currently unavailable 
Learning Studio 2 Currently unavailable 

 

High Street Community Rooms

Room Standard charge Concessionary charge Duration
Large room £50 £25 Initial 3 hour slot
£16.50 £8.50 Per additional hour
Smaller room £28 £14 Initial 3 hour slot
£9 £4.50 Per additional hour

 

Room equipment charges

Equipment type Standard charge Concessionary charge
Data projector / laptop / screen package £10 £5
Flipchart stand, paper and pens £5

£2.50

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Bolton Library and Museum Services

Central Library

Le Mans Crescent

Bolton

BL1 1SE

Telephone 01204 333173
Telephone 01204 332384 24 hour automated line
Fax 01204 332225

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