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It is with deep sadness that we have learned of the death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Borrowing items

Our libraries provide a range of items you can borrow, including:

  • books for adults and children – fiction and non-fiction books
  • e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines
  • large print books
  • books on prescription including resources for those with dementia and their carers
  • spoken word
  • DVDs
  • foreign language courses
  • national and local newspapers, including access to back issues
  • popular magazines
  • music scores

Everyone may borrow up to a maximum of:

  • 20 books
  • 6 spoken word items
  • 6 DVDs (subject to classification)

Books are issued for 3 weeks. DVDs are issued for 1 week.

Hire charges

Table showing hire charges

Type of item

Charge

Children’s spoken word

Free

Spoken word

£2.60

Spoken word for members who are registered blind or partially sighted

Free

DVDs, CDs and computer games (first 3 months of release)

£2.60

DVDs, CDs and computer games (3 months to 2 years old)

£1.80

DVDs, CDs and computer games (over 2 years old)

80 pence

Music scores

Price on asking

Please note: Computer games and DVDs are issued for 1 week. Music CDs are issued for 3 weeks.

Overdue charges

Table showing overdue charges

Type of item

Daily charge

Maximum charge

Adult books

50 pence per item

£11.50

Children’s books borrowed by adults

20 pence per item

£5

Children’s books borrowed by children

20 pence per item

£2.60

Teenage books borrowed by young people

20 pence per item

£5

Teenage books borrowed by adults

50 pence per item

£11.50

Spoken word and music CDs

50 pence per item

£11.50

DVDs

90 pence per item

£12.60

Contact information

Bracknell Forest Libraries

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