Lift access at Fulham library

We are very sorry, the lift at Fulham library will be unavailable from 22 November 2021 while it is being replaced. We apologise for the inconvenience this will cause. We will update this message when we know what date the work will be completed.

Borrowing and other charges

It is now possible to pay library charges by card, contactless, Apple and Android Pay. Speak to library staff for more details.

Concessions

Users of the Home Library Service are exempt from all charges.

Children and teenagers under 16 are exempt from overdue charges.

Loans

All items may be renewed up to eight times (unless reserved). Renewals may be made online, by telephone or by visiting any of our libraries.

Loan charges
Item Fee per loan or renewal
Books Free
CDs 80p
Audiobooks Free
DVDs £1.50
DVD boxed sets £3.50
Learning packs and language courses £2.50

Requests

£1 per item for items in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster libraries.

Overdue items

We charge £1 for posting overdue notices. Notices sent by email do not incur any charges.

Overdue charges
Item Fee per day
Books, CDs, audiobooks (16 to 17 year olds) 10p
Books, CDs, audiobooks (adults) 25p
DVDs and DVD boxed sets 75p
Learning packs and language courses 25p

Lost membership cards

We charge £1 to replace lost membership cards for library users under 15. All other users are charged £3.

Lost or damaged items

Lost or damaged library items - Full replacement cost either using item price on library management system or if unavailable default price = £10.00

Items belonging to other institutions - Full cost of recovery (including any penalty or administrative charge levied by the institution)
 

Withdrawn library stock

Withdrawn library materials - as priced in branch

PCs

Library members can use our PCs for free for the first hour. After this there is 50p charge for each 30 minutes.

Non-members are charged 50p for each 30 minutes.

Children under 16 can use the PCs for free.

We sell memory sticks for £9.

Printing

Printing from PCs

15p per page for black and white printing on A4 sheets

30p per page for black and white printing on A3 sheets

50p per page for colour printing on A4 sheets

£1.00 per page for colour printing on A3 sheets

Printing from staff terminals

15p per page - This includes printing planning applications.

Photocopying

Self-service

15p per page for black and white photocopying on A4 sheets

30p per page for black and white photocopying on A3 sheets

50p per page for colour photocopying on A4 sheets

£1.00 per page for colour printing on A3 sheets

Sending faxes

Fax charges
Destination Fee per page
Within the UK £1
to Europe £1.50
to North America £2
to Australia £2
Elsewhere in the world £4
Incoming material £1

Hall hire (Fulham library only)

Community groups

These discounted fees are only for voluntary groups based in H&F, registered charities and resident and tenant's associations.

£25 per hour during library opening hours

£75 per hour outside library opening hours

Other groups

£40 per hour during library opening hours

£200 per day during library opening hours (up to seven hours)

£90 per hour outside library opening hours

Room hire

Small room (Fulham and Shepherds Bush libraries only)

Community groups

These discounted fees are only for voluntary groups based in H&F, registered charities and resident and tenant's associations.

£10 per hour during library opening hours

£30 per hour outside library opening hours

Other groups

£15 per hour during library opening hours

£75 per day during library opening hours (up to seven hours)

£45 per hour outside library opening hours

Medium room (Fulham and Hammersmith libraries only)

Community groups

These discounted fees are only for voluntary groups based in H&F, registered charities and resident and tenant's associations.

£15 per hour during library opening hours

£45 per hour outside library opening hours

Other groups

£25 per hour during library opening hours

£125 per day during library opening hours (up to seven hours)

£75 per hour outside library opening hours

Large room (Fulham and Shepherds Bush libraries only)

Community groups

These discounted fees are only for voluntary groups based in H&F, registered charities and resident and tenant's associations.

£25 per hour during library opening hours

£75 per hour outside library opening hours

Other groups

£40 per hour during library opening hours

£200 per day during library opening hours (up to seven hours)

£90 per hour outside library opening hours

Equipment hire

£6 Flip chart pad 

£3 Flip chart pens (4 pack) 

£20 Projector & Screen

£5 Screen only 

£50 50” Display Screen (Fulham library only)

£3 Chiavari Chairs (each) (Fulham library only)

Wedding ceremonies (Fulham Library Exhibition Hall only)

Prices are per booking:

£350 - Monday to Thursday

£450 - Friday

£550 - Saturday and Sunday

Wedding ceremonies (Fulham Library Reference Office only)

Prices are per booking:

£150 - Monday to Thursday

£250 - Friday

£350 - Saturday and Sunday

Exhibition space

£100 preparation

£150 per day