See standard rates for overdue items below. To make you aware, until 1st March 2021, there is a fines amnesty for Nottingham City Library members due to the majority of our libraries being closed during the pandemic.
If your item is late we will not charge you. To help you avoid overdue charges, we are auto-renewing your items on loan.
|Overdue Item||Charge / length|
|All loan items||£0.20 per day
(up to max £8 per item)
|Loan item||Charge||Length||Charge exemptions|
|Books||Free||3 weeks||Under 18s, Home Library Service & asylum seekers|
|CD (single)||£0.80||1 week||Under 18s & looked after children|
|CD (set)||£1.50||1 week||Under 18s & looked after children|
|DVD (single)||£1.00||1 week||Under 18s|
|DVD (boxed set)||£2.00||1 week||Under 18s|
|DVD (children)||£1.00||1 week||Under 18s|
|Language courses & ESOL courses||Free||6 weeks||N/a|
|Talking Books||Free||3 weeks||N/a|
Avoid overdue charges?
You can renew your loans before the due date: online via the Library catalogue or at any Nottingham or Nottinghamshire library, in person or by phone.
Lost track of time?
Receive free reminders by email or text when your loans are nearly due, just ask the libraries team to sign you up.