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Charges at Surrey Performing Arts Library

Charges for general stock

There is no charge to borrow our general stock. The standard library charges apply for reservations and overdue items.

Charges for music and play sets

Charges from 1 February 2018. A statement containing the rationale behind our charges for play and music sets is downloadable from the foot of this page.

Subscription rates

Item Surrey based groups Groups based outside Surrey
Subscription rates per year £45 £57

Hire charges, per calendar month, per set (to be paid prior to delivery/collection)

Item Surrey based groups Groups based outside Surrey
Play sets£7£9
Vocal scores/ set (20) £9 £14
Packaged vocal sets/set (20) £7 £10.50
Orchestral sets £16 £20

Late returns and damages to items

Item All groups

Late returns: whole sets and part sets

Whole sets returned late will be charged at the appropriate monthly rate.

Groups returning sets which have copies missing, but can still be loaned as a set, will be charged a daily rate of 14p per missing copy until returned.

Returns of incomplete/damaged sets

The customer will be expected to replace any missing or damaged items.

Groups returning sets which have copies missing, but can still be loaned as a set, will be charged a daily rate of 14p per missing copy until returned.

If a set becomes unusable due to missing items, the responsible group will be expected to pay hire charges at the appropriate rate until they replace items.

Reservations - materials available from Surrey Performing arts library stock (payable in advance)

Item Surrey based groups Groups based outside Surrey
Play sets per title £6 £9
Music sets per title £8 £12

Reservations - materials borrowed from library authorities outside Surrey.

(Available to Surrey based groups only)

Item Surrey based groups Groups based outside Surrey

Reservation fee per title (payable in advance)

£15 N/A

Inter library loan fee (payable on agreement to proceed)

Variable N/A

Late returns and damages to items

Item Surrey based groups Groups based outside Surrey
Late returns

Charged at monthly rate per type of material and type of group.

Charged at monthly rate per type of material and type of group.

Incomplete/damaged sets The customer will be expected to replace any missing or damaged items. If a set becomes unusable due to missing items, the responsible group will be expected to pay hire charges until they replace items The customer will be expected to replace any missing or damaged items. If a set becomes unusable due to missing items, the responsible group will be expected to pay hire charges until they replace items

Please note that all charges are non-refundable. In the event of cancellation all fees will be applicable, including variable ILL fees. Hire charges won't be refunded if material has been dispatched

Payment methods

You can pay online or by phone on 01306 887509 (using your debit/credit card). You can also pay in person (by cash, cheque or debit/credit card) at any Surrey library.

Files available to download

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