Library charges
Item Charge
Overdue adult books 15p per day (to a maximum of £15 per book)
Overdue children's books No charge
Talking books 15p per day (to a maximum of £15 per item)

CDs and DVDs

Library charges
Item Charge
CDs hire charge 70p for 7 days
Overdue CDs 15p per day
DVDs hire charge

50p for 7 days

Overdue DVDs 50p per day
Premier Collection DVD hire charge £2.00 for 3 days
DVD Box sets hire charge £2.50 for 7 days

Computer access

Library charges
Item Charge
Members Free
Non-members £1.50 per hour or part thereof

PC printing

Library charges
Item Charge
A4 (black and white) 10p per sheet
A4 (colour) 30p per sheet


Library charges
Item Charge
A4 (black and white) 10p per sheet
A3 (black and white) 20p per sheet
A4 (colour) 30p per sheet
A3 (colour) 60p per sheet


Library charges
Item Charge
UK destinations £1 per sheet
Outside of UK £1.50 per sheet
Incoming 50p per sheet

Room hire

For hire charges and availability, please contact the centre you wish to attend directly: 
Whitley Bay Customer First Centre  0191 6435390
North Shields Customer First Centre 0191 6435270
Wallsend Customer First Centre 0191 6432075
Oxford Centre 0191 6437768
White Swan Centre 0191 6432040
John Willie Sams Centre 0191 6432030
Shiremoor Library 0191 6432036
Howdon Library  0191 6432070

Reservations for items in stock

Library charges
Item Charge
Children's items No charge
All other stock 55p per item
Love 2 Read card holders No charge

Replacement library tickets

Library charges
Item Charge
Replacement library tickets  £1.80