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Essential maintenance this weekend to our Housing Management System and planned website maintenance work
Housing Rent Account Balances and some Online Customer Forms will be unavailable via My Newham  from Friday 20 September at 5pm until Monday 23 September 2019. Customers can still make payments, but online account balances will not be updated until Monday 23 September 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

Also, the Newham website will be unavailable while we make some changes on Saturday 21 September between 10am and 6pm. You will not be able to report problems or apply for services during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

Library fines and charges

On this page you will find a list of charges and fines for library items. 

You must go to your local library to pay any library fines.​​

Library books and seating area

Charges 

​Charge ​Cost
​Concession rates
a. Library concessions
b. Senior citizens and disabled people
c. Children and young people under 19
​Loan of books, CDs, CD-ROMs, spoken word, Learn English or Skills for Life materials ​No charge ​a. No reduction
b. No reduction
c. No reduction
​Loan of all DVDs except 'child under 5' category ​£1 a week ​a. No reduction
b. No reduction
c. No reduction
​Loan of 'child under 5' DVD category ​£1 a week ​a. No reduction
b. No reduction
c. Free to under 12s
​Reservation fee
for items not in stock in London Libraries Consortium
(paid in advance)
​£2 per item
- charge refundable if unable to supply
​a. No reduction
b. No reduction
c. No reduction
​Reservation fee for items from British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC) (paid in advance) ​£13 - non-refundable
​a. No reduction
b. No reduction
c. N/A
​Photocopies - not available at all libraries
A4 copy
A3 copy

​10 pence
15 pence
​a. No reduction
b. No reduction
c. No reduction
Computer printing (black and white) - price per copy 20 pence ​a. No reduction
b. No reduction
c. No reduction
 
 
 

Fines 

​Fine
​Cost
​Concession rates
a. Library concessions
b. Senior citizens and disabled people
c. Children and young people under 18
​Overdue books, CDs, CD-ROMs and spoken word ​24 pence per day
(up to £6 an item)
​a. No reductions
b. No reductions
c. No fines
​Overdue videos and DVDs ​35 pence per day
(up to £7.50 an item)
​a. No reductions
b. No reductions
c. No fines
​Lost library cards £3 a. No reduction
b. £1.50
c. £1.50
​Lost or damaged items Recommended retail price​ a. No reduction
b. No reduction
c. No reduction​
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