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List of fees and charges

While our Houghton and Washington libraries are closed for modernisation, no overdue fines to your books will be charged throughout this period. Book return boxes will be available to pop your book back to us.

Library Fees - effective from 1 October 2022

Reservations 80p
Overdue Charges - Adult (for all items, including books, large print, talking books, etc.)per item24p per day
Overdue Charges - Children under 14 No charge
Overdue Charges - Young Adults (aged 15-17; for all items, including books, large print, talking books, etc.)per item11p per day
Overdue Charges - Senior (for all items, including books, large print, talking books, etc.)per item13p per day
Internet Access Free
Wi-fi Access Free
Computer PrintoutsA4 per sheet40p
Microfilm / fiche services - A4per copy80p
Microfilm / fiche services - A3per copy£1.40
Replacement Tickets £1.60
Photocopies - Black and WhiteA4 per sheet40p
 A3 per sheet50p
Photocopies - ColourA4 per sheet80p
 A3 per sheet£1.60
LaminatingA4 per sheet70p
 A3 per sheet£1.30
Talking Books (subject to overdue charges as above)per item (2 week loan)£1.30 (80p concessionary)
Language Courseper item (6 week loan)£2.20 (£1.10 concessionary)
Bag for Life £3.30
T Shirt £10.90
Sunderland on Film DVD £14.20
Room Hire (per hour)  

*Peak rate

*Peak rate outside of library opening hours

 £62.70

*Peak Rate Concessionary 

*Peak Rate outside of library operational hours

  £33.50

Off Peak

During library operational hours

 £27.00

Off Peak concessionary

During library operational hours

 £21.50
Laptop / projector hire        £16.50
OHP        £13.00
Flipchart                £13.50
Tea / coffee / biscuits
(booked with room hire / meetings only)
 1.60 per person
   

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