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Renew and Reserve Library Books

On 24th July 2017 Southend Libraries introduced the following changes to reservation charges. These charges have been introduced to reflect the recent increase in Essex Libraries charges.

Reservation Type and new charge

Each reservation assisted by staff - £1.00
Each online reservation (no staff assistance) - Free
Reservations placed by child and young adult - Free
Interlibrary loans - £7.00
Items obtained from the British Library - £22.00

You can renew, request and reserve your library items in the following ways:

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Access the Online Library Catalogue to check when your items are due and renew and reserve items; all you need is your library ticket and a PIN code!

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You can also do this by phone. Just call 01702 215011 and select the renewals option.

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Just drop in to any one of our libraries where our staff will be happy to extend the loan of your books providing they have not been requested by another user.



Information on Renew and Reserve Library Books