East Renfrewshire Libraries opening times, public holidays, fees and charges and concessionary details.
East Renfrewshire Library and Information Service is now offering customers the opportunity to connect to the internet using our WiFi hotspots at Clarkston, Giffnock and Mearns libraries. Have your library card and 4-digit PIN handy. Don't know your PIN? Then contact your local library.
Follow our 4 quick steps to getting online:
1. Start up your device and make sure that wireless is enabled
2. Select East Renfrewshire Libraries from the list of available connections
3. Open your web browser and enter your barcode number and PIN.
4. Tick the box to accept our Terms and Conditions and then Login
East Renfrewshire Libraries will close for the Easter break on Saturday 19th and Monday 21st April.
Uplawmoor Library will close on Friday 18th and Monday 21st April.
|Barrhead, Clarkston & Mearns||12.30pm-8pm||9.30am-5pm||9.30am-8 pm||9.30am-5 pm||9.30am-5 pm||9.30am-5pm|
|Busby, Eaglesham, Neilston & Thornliebank|
Fees and charges
You can join the library, borrow books and use our computers for free, however some other library services and administration tasks incur a charge. The following table details the charges for our key services.
For the complete list of fees and charges go to the related documents section.
|Overdue books per item per day||Adult £0.14 |
Adult concession & 60+ £0.07
18 yrs and under Free
|Overdue DVDs per item per day||£0.70|
|Overdue CDs per item per day||£0.45|
|N.B. Customers aged 18yrs and under are exempt from paying overdue book charges. However, overdue charges fro DVDs and CDs do apply.|
|Overdue reminder notices||Adult and 60+ £1.45 |
18 yrs and under £0.70
|Replacements membership cards||£1.00 per replacement card|
|Lost or damaged items||current replacement price|
|N.B. Items borrowed through the inter-library loan network may have additional charges applied if the items are lost of damaged.|
|Reservations for East Renfrewshire Library stock||FREE|
|Inter-library loan reservations|
£3.15 per one week loan for new releases
|DVD hire non-fiction||£1.95 per three week loan|
|CD hire||£0.80 per three week loan|
|Photocopying - black and white|
£0.15 - A4 sheet, £0.23 - double-sided A4
|Printing A4 sheets||£0.15 (black and white), £0.40 (colour)|
|Sending a fax within the UK|
£1.85 for the first sheet
|Sending a fax outside the UK|
£2.55 for the first sheet
|Receiving a fax|
£1.85 for the first sheet
Price Reductions and Concessions
We offer a range of price reductions and concessions based on age and personal circumstances.
Price reductions are available to customers aged 18 years and under and 60 years+. Concession prices are available to customers who are disabled, full-time students or on a reduced income.
|Adult||Customers aged 19 - 59 yrs|
|Adult concession||Customers aged 19 - 59 yrs who are disabled, full-time students or on a reduced income*|
|60+||Customers aged 60 yrs and over|
|60+ concession||Customers aged 60 yrs and over who are disabled or on a reduced income*|
|18 yrs and under||Customers aged 18 yrs and under|
|18 yrs and under concession||Customers aged aged 18 yrs and under who are disabled or on a reduced income*|
*Reduced income concessions will be awarded to :
- Unemployed individuals in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance
- Households in receipt of Council Tax Reduction
Proof of concessionary status is required. You should apply for concessionary status as soon as any of the above apply.