- Additional Services to External Organisations
- COBRA Small Business Information
- Computers and Printing
- Display and Exhibition Space
- Family History Research
- Fines on Overdue Items
- Items for Sale
- Library Membership
- Loan Periods and Hire Charges
- Lost, Stolen or Damaged Library Card
- Lost, Stolen or Damaged Library Items
- Magazine/Newspaper Articles
- MINT UK Company/Market Research Information
- Online Payments
- Payment of Fees and Charges
- Rental/Hire Charges for Library Items
- Room Hire
- SELMS Partnership Library Loans
Introduction to the Library and Tour (1 Hour)
Same Booking: per additional visit
Sessions/Talks on customer site (1 Hour)
Same Booking: per additional hour
Storytime at Library (30 Minutes)
Storytime/Assembly on site (30 Minutes)
Training at Library (1 Hour)
Training on site (1 Hour)
Same Booking: per additional hour
£45 + VAT (£54)
£55 + VAT (£66)
£15 + VAT (£18)
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|Research undertaken by customer||FREE
25p per A4 sheet (Black & White) to print research results.
|Research undertaken by Library staff on customer's behalf||Minimum charge of £6 per search. 25p per A4 sheet (Black & White) to print research results.|
|ICT Access -
MK Library Members and SELMS Partner Library Members
First 30 min session each day
Subsequent 30 min session on same day
|ICT Access -
|First 30 min session each day
Subsequent 30 min session on same day
|Printing from PCs
|A4 Black & White
WiFi is free at all Milton Keynes Libraries.
Libraries are the perfect place for publicising community displays, events and services.
Posters and Leaflets
All Libraries in Milton Keynes can, at their discretion, display posters and leaflets about local community events and leisure activities. There is no charge for this service.
Commercial notices which fall within the general display guidelines (PDF, 1.1MB) may be displayed for a fee.
Exhibitions, Larger Displays and Public Consultations
Libraries welcome approaches from Council departments, public services, local organisations, community groups, societies and individuals who wish to stage exhibitions to promote their services, activities, artwork, etc or to consult members of the public about issues.
Charges - For Displaying Commercial Notices
|A4/A5 size displayed for one month||£10 per month|
|A3 size displayed for one month
(where space permits)
|£20 per month|
Enquiries received from customers via email, phone, letter or in person requiring research assistance from Library staff
|£6 per enquiry inclusive of VAT and 1 page of A4 photocopying
55p for each additional A4 photocopy
Charges given are per A4 page.
|Fax - Receiving||75p|
|Fax - Sending within UK||£1.30|
|Fax - Sending to Europe||£2.50|
|Fax - Sending to the rest of the World||£3|
If you do not return your items on time, or renew them before the due date, we will ask you to pay the following fines.
A charge is also made for sending overdue reminders and any other costs incurred.
Fines may be avoided by renewing items. There is no charge for days when libraries are closed.
If you have any problems with online renewals, please contact any of the Milton Keynes Libraries as soon as possible to avoid incurring further charges.
|Fine per day||Maximum Fine|
|Children's Picture Books & Board Books||No fines charged||No fines charged|
|All other Children's Books||5p||£1.25|
|Smart Energy Meters||26p||£6.50|
|Reserve Items from Partnership Libraries SELMS||£3 per item, non-refundable|
As part of the service, we also offer items for sale but please note that not all libraries sell the full range.
- MK50 Branded Merchandise
- Milton Keynes Libraries Pens - 50p
- Books about the local area are on sale in the Local Studies desk at Central Library
- Books and Magazines (withdrawn from stock)
- USB Memory Sticks - 8GB - £7 (subject to availability)
- Headphones - £2
- Magnifying Sheets A4 size - £2
- Map - MK City Atlas - £6.99
- Postcards of Milton Keynes both past and present (10p each)
- Boyd and Evans Postcard of Fiction, Non-Fiction and Reference (50p)
- Stationery - basic supplies (like envelopes and plastic wallets)
Watch out for details of library sales on our What's On page and posters in libraries.
|A4||£1 per page|
(Bletchley, Central and Wolverton Libraries only)
|£1.50 per page|
Joining the library is FREE!
Until you notify the library that your card is missing, any items borrowed on your card remain your responsibility.
You can email us to report your library card lost. Please provide your name, address and postcode. At the earliest point, the card will be marked as 'Reported Lost' until you next visit a library with relevant ID and choose to either reinstate or replace your card.
|Replacement charge for lost, stolen* or damaged library card||£3 per card|
* If your card has been stolen and reported to the police, you can present your Police Crime Number to Library staff and there will be no charge for the replacement.
Your replacement card will be issued to you immediately and you can start borrowing.
If items are lost, stolen or damaged you will be required to pay the full replacement cost of the item. You will also need to pay any outstanding fees and fines that may be on your library membership card relating to the item.
|Research undertaken by customer at Library||FREE
25p per A4 sheet (Black & White) to print research results
|Research undertaken by Library staff on customer's behalf||Minimum charge of £6 per search. 25p per A4 sheet (Black & White) to print research results
|Marketing Lists||FREE for first 10 companies and then charged at 10p per company in results|
|Company Reports||50p per report|
We accept cash at all Milton Keynes Libraries but do not currently process credit/debit card transaction or electronic refunds.
Cash payments can also be made at the new self-service kiosks at all libraries. The kiosks take coins as well as £5/£10 notes and give change.
You can pay Online by credit/debit card and you will need to Log in to My Library with your library card and PIN to do this.
If any items on your card are already overdue, you will need to renew the overdue items before you can pay the outstanding charge in full.
Remember there are various reasons that may prevent you from being able to renew items.
Your library account will show a link to your outstanding fines and charges and show a breakdown of the outstanding total. From here, you can select the items you want to pay and click Pay Online.
When making your payment please remember to enter your debit/credit card number with no spaces and your name exactly as it appears on the card.
If you have registered for Verified by Visa or Secure Code you will also be asked to enter that information.
Once you have confirmed your payment you will be able to print your page as a receipt, giving you full details including a receipt number.
If you need further information, please read our detailed Online Payments Guidance Notes (PDF, 1.5MB).
|Black and White A4||20p per copy|
|Black and White A3||30p per copy|
|Colour A4||£1.20 per copy|
|Colour A3||£1.60 per copy|
|Books - Adult and Children||FREE up to 3 weeks|
|Magazines||FREE for 1 week|
|Spoken Word/Language Sets on Cassettes||Up to 4 tapes||£1.50 for 3 weeks|
|Spoken Word/Language Sets on Cassettes||5+ tapes||£2 for 3 weeks|
|Spoken Word/Language Sets on Cassettes||12+ tapes||£2.50 for 3 weeks|
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|Spoken Word/Language Sets on CDs||Up to 4 discs||£2 for 3 weeks|
|Spoken Word/Language Sets on CDs||5+ discs||£2.50 for 3 weeks|
|Britsh Sign Language Videos and DVDs||Children's||FREE for 1 week|
|Reading Group Sets||£6 for 6 weeks|
|Smart Energy Meters||FREE up to 3 weeks|
Library members with disabilities which prevent them from reading or using a book, may be exempt from some hire charges. The Library will need to see a registration card or supporting letter from a doctor.
|Magazine/newspaper Article Requests||£4 per item including
Please note that reservation fees are payable in advance and are not refundable.
# The reservation charge relates to the classification of the library item reserved and not to the age of the library member. For example, adult books reserved by a holder of a teen library card would have to pay the reservation fee for each book.
|Adult Books #||80p per item|
|Books on CD/Tape||FREE|
|Children's Books #||FREE|
|Children's Picture Books||FREE (Maximum 8)|
|Teen Books #||FREE|
|Language CDs/Tapes||80p per item|
|Smart Energy Meters||80p per item|
|SELMS Reservations||£3 per item|
Scanning - Self Service
Scanning - Staff Assisted
FREE + computer access charge where applicable
£1 per page + computer access charge where applicable
Last Updated: 6 March 2018