Fees and charges

Some or all the following services are available at libraries across the Wakefield district, please check with individual library branches in advance of your visit  if the service you require is available to avoid disappointment.



​Maximum of 12
Include talking books and language courses​

​Replacement borrower tickets



​Between Wakefield Libraries​Free
​Interlibrary loans​£5

Lost and damaged items

Books which are lost, beyond repair or out of print then a full replacement cost will be charged. These costs worked out by age of the item, condition, rarity and value.

Overdue materials


​Includes Talking Books, Language Courses, Live and Learn
​per day library is open​30p
​Children’s Books​Free

Business services

​Printing and photocopies

​A4 sheet - black and white, per side​20p
​A3 sheet - black and white, per side​30p
​A4 sheet - colour, per side​40p
​A3 sheet - colour, per side​75p

​Photography, using photography paper

​Black and white​£1.90


​A4 sheet​35p
​A3 sheet​55p


​Per A4 sheet​60p
​Per A3 sheet​£1


​Outgoing to UK - first page​£1.15
​Outgoing to UK - other pages​95p
​Outgoing worldwide - per page​£2
​Incoming - first page​£1.15
​Incoming - other pages​65p

​Local studies

​Handling charge for postal enquiries​£3.50

​IT charges

​Basic computer use​Free
​Internet use​Free