Borrow items from the library

You can borrow a wide range of items from our libraries depending on the membership you signed up for.

Borrow books, audiobooks and DVDs at our local libraries using your library card.

You can also download eBooks, eAudiobooks or eMagazines at any time online. 

Borrowing limits

Full members can borrow:

  • up to 12 books and audiobooks for up to 3 weeks
  • as many DVDs as you want for 2 or 5 days
  • up to 4 eBooks and eAudiobooks for up to 3 weeks
  • as many eMagazines as you want for as long as you like

Instant members can borrow:

  • up to 2 books and audiobooks for 3 weeks

Group members can borrow:

  • as many books and audiobooks as you want for up to 3 weeks

Fees and charges

You can borrow most items for free but there is a small charge for borrowing DVDs:

  • 2 days - £1.60
  • 5 days - £2.65

You pay a fine if you lose an item or return it late or damaged. We'll issue a reminder notice when items are overdue.

Related Information

Contact Details


Library support

Tel: 030 33 33 3000
Email this contact

External Links

Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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