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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:

  • Book overdue by up to 10 weeks (adults) - 70p per week
  • Book overdue by up to 10 weeks (children) - 35p per week
  • Book overdue by more than 10 weeks - £7.90
  • DVD overdue by over 2 weeks - £9.45
  • Book cover lost or damaged - 60p
  • DVD case lost or damaged - £1.05
  • Lost or damaged items - individually assessed

Related Information

Contact Details

 

Library support

Tel: 01387 252070
Email this contact

External Links

Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2DD

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