Library charges and online payment
Charges for reservations, overdue books and other library services. You can also pay online for printing and copying.
You can pay by cash in all libraries and by credit or debit card in Swansea Central, Oystermouth, Gorseinon and Morriston Library.
Overdue charges for books and audio books (per item)
Currently suspended until 31 March 2023
Adult and child - £2.20 per week
Senior citizen and PTL - £2.00 per week
Boxed sets (4 or more DVDs) - adult and child - £5.00 for 2 weeks
Boxed sets (4 or more DVDs) - senior citizen and PTL - £3.00 for 2 weeks
In stock in Swansea Libraries - no charge
Via local partnership scheme - no charge (subject to fair use policy)
Not in stock (interlibrary loan and new) - £7
Not in stock (interlibrary loan and new) senior citizen and PTL - £5
Photocopying/printing/reader printer - pay online
Black and white - 20p per sheet
Colour - 70p per sheet
A3/A4 scan (printout, sent by email or post) via Library Line - £2.50 per image plus P+P
Withdrawn stock - individually priced
Data sticks - £6 each
Headphones - £1.50 each
Merchandise - individually priced
Room hire - please enquire
The Cambrian Index enquiries - individually priced
Research services and fees - £15.00 per 30 minutes*
*Please note: enquiries that take less than half an hour to answer will not incur a research fee, although any photocopied or printed items provided may be charged.
Enquiries that take between half an hour and a maximum of two hours of staff time to research and answer will attract a research fee of £15.00 per half hour, with postage added where appropriate. We cannot undertake in-depth research.
Please contact reference library staff on 01792 636464 if you would like to discuss your requirements.