Borrow an item
You need a library card to borrow items from a library
including books, DVDs, CDs, eBooks and Audio books. You can
get a library card
here. When going online please make sure you
have your library card and pin number. Our online services
are run by external organisations.
First time users of eBooks will be able to download
free special software if required.
More on borrowing from a library
Borrowing books is free. There are
charges for some other services.
At any one time, the maximum you can borrow is:
- 12 Books up to three weeks
- 5 eBooks up to three weeks
- 4 DVDs up to one week
- 2 DVDs for children up to one week
- 8 Music CDs up to three weeks
- 8 Audio Book sets up to three weeks
- 4 Children's Audio Book sets up to three weeks
If you would like to borrow an item for longer please ask at
your local library as you can, for example borrow a book for up to
6 weeks if you're going on holiday.
You must return an item back before its renewal
date. If you don't, you will
an email reminder on your account to be reminded when
your items should be returned.
Renewing your items
To continue to borrow you need to renew
your library items within the timescales above.
If the item is not available you can either:
Reservation services are free. We will have the
item(s) set aside for you at your local library when
it becomes available and let you know that you can come and
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