Terms and Conditions
Anyone can join Walsall Libraries
Membership Categories & Borrowing Limits
|Category||Borrowing Limit||Media Entitlement|
|Junior (up to 12yrs)||15||Books, junior spoken word CDs|
|Intermediate (13-17yrs inclusive)||15||All except DVDs|
|Over 60's||15||All Media|
|Newly Registered (no I.D.)||3||Books|
|Newly Registered (with I.D.)||15||All media|
Not all media types are stocked at every library.
Loan Periods vary according to media type, the standard loan period for books is 28 days
The following may borrow up to 20 books:
Parent & toddler groups
Membership must be renewed annually
What we ask of you when you join the Library
To always bring your library card when you want to borrow items from the library or use a computer.
To bring items back on time. You will have to pay a charge for items brought back late or not renewed before their due date.
To be responsible for all items borrowed on your library card
You will be charged for items that are lost or damaged
Your library card may not be used by anyone else
lost cards may be charged for
What you need to bring with you
If you are 13 or over but do not have proof of address with you, you may borrow up to three books and your card will be posted to you. If you have proof of address you may borrow up to 15 items immediately.
If you join on line your card will be posted to you or your guarantor where appropriate.
Charges - You will usually have to pay to borrow talking books, music CDs, CD-Roms and DVDs. There are fines for the late return of most items but there are many concessions and exemptions.
Renewals - You can renew most items (up to a maximum 5 times) by telephone, 24hr Library line 01922 709256, on-line or in person. If you telephone please have your library card and the items to hand. Items in heavy demand, requested by another borrower, or borrowed from outside Walsall will not be renewed even by our automated equipment.
On line Reservations - Items thatare in-stock or on loan from a Walsall library can be requested on-line and at a reduced rate if notified on-line.
Reservations any book may be requested whether or not it is in stock at Walsall Libraries. A charge is made for this service.
Data Protection Act 1998 - All personal data is collected and processed in compliance with the eight data protection principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and you have certain rights in respect of this information.
For further details on the council's commitments to data protection, please see Walsall council data protection protocol.
By proceeding you are agreeing to the conditions above (including those detailed in the data protection section).