|Borrower||Charge per item|
|Adult||20p per day (maximum £4.00)|
|Over 65||15p per day (maximum £1.80)|
|16 - 17||6p per day (maximum £1.08)|
|Charge for each final account letter inc. VAT*||£1.00|
Music CDs and DVDs are hired for an initial period of 1 week. Some items are free to borrow. Language courses are hired for an initial period of 3 weeks (6 weeks for special language sets).
|Item||Charge per item|
|Audio Books||Free Hire|
Hire of Music and Play Sets
This facility is provided through joint arrangements with Devon and Plymouth library services. The cost of postage for this service is levied. Please ask a member of staff for details.
|Duration||Charge (including VAT)|
|Library members||First hour FREE|
|Additional time per 30 mins||£1|
|Non-library members||£1 per 30 minutes|
|Printing - per A4 printout (monochrome)||10p|
|Printing - per A4 printout (colour)||50p|
Storage devices are available to buy. Please ask staff for details.34286
Terms and conditions
Residential establishments are charged on a sliding scale for the provision of a domiciliary library service. Please contact the Service Inclusion Coordinator at Torquay Central Library for further information on 01803 208294.
Charges shown include VAT.
Photocopies and printouts from microfilm, microfiche or computer terminal are charged by copy rather than by sheet.
|Size||Black and White||Colour (where available)|
|A4 copy - Self Service||10p||50p|
|A3 copy - Self Service||20p||75p|
Photographic work and digitisation
Charges for this work are based on the actual cost to Torbay Library Services plus an amount to cover staff time and administration. The whole charge is subject to VAT. Please ask staff for more details.
Reproduction rights and royalties
Torbay Library Services will allow reproduction for commercial publications or broadcasts of some material for which Torbay Council holds the copyright and for some material which is out of copyright and owned by the Council. Please ask staff for assistance.
DVDs are hired for an initial period of 1 week, at the following rates:
|Item||Hire charge for 1 week||Charges beyond intial hire|
|Yellow label DVD||£2.60||50p per day (maximum £6.00)|
|Blue label DVD||£2.00||40p per day (maximum £4.80)|
|White label DVD||FREE||20p per day (maximum £2.40)|
Where the lost or damaged item has been added to Torbay Libraries stock within the last three years, the original cost of the item - if known - will be charged. Otherwise, a sliding scale of charges, based on the standard replacement cost and the age of the item, will be applied. A re-binding charge may also be applied to damaged items where appropriate.
For inter-library loans the cost of replacement/damaged item is set by the loaning library.
Refunds will not be given for items that have been lost for over one month.
|Borrower||Torbay (for items in stock or on order)||External|
|Adult - Renewal||N/A||£2.20|
* The reservation charge is payable once the request has been ordered.
|Pages||Charge inc. VAT|
|First page within UK||£1.00|
|Subsequent pages within UK||75p each|
|First page outside UK||£2.00|
|Subsequent pages outside UK||£1.00 each|
|Receipts (A4)||50p per page|
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