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Welcome to West Dunbartonshire Libraries

Want to find your local library and its opening hours, get involved in our reading events or even search your family tree? It is all here. Let us share our passion for reading - a wonderful life-long leisure pastime.

Avoid overdue notices by signing up to our email notification service.

  • early warning when an item is about to become overdue.
  • notification when items have become overdue.
  • notification when items you have reserved are ready for your collection.

Email notification service application

Lending Charges:

Download a copy of our lending charges. (PDF document).


download lending charges as a PDF document
Notification letters for overdue items
(once items become overdue, email notifications are sent weekly up to 4 weeks with a final overdue after 5 weeks)
No charge for overdue items
Overdue DVD items
(applies only to premium DVD rates 1 and 2)
DVD Rate 1: £2.00 per week
DVD Rate 2: £1.50 per week
DVD Rate 3: £1.00 per week
Lost or damaged items
(charge applied is according to the value of the items lost or damaged)
Variable (please ask a member of staff)
DVD and video hire charges DVD Rate 1: £2.00 for 1 week
DVD Rate 2: £1.50 for 1 week
DVD Rate 3: £1.00 for 1 week
Children's DVD: FREE
Educational DVD: FREE
Reservation charge FREE
Inter-library loan charge
(optional service, applies to items borrowed from other bodies)
£4.00 per item
Replacement membership card £1.65
Magnification Sheet £2.20

Photocopying Charges:

Photocopying Charges
Black and white copies
(cost is per sheet)
A4 Paper: 15p
A3 Paper: 25p
Colour copies
(cost is per sheet)
A4 Paper: 60p
A3 Paper: £1.20
Fax charges
(cost is per sheet - please note that faxes sent to 0800 free-phone numbers will not be charged for)
Send (UK): 60p
Send (abroad): £1.20
Receive: 60p
Receive (abroad): £1.20
Photographic Reproduction
(a range of services are available in our local studies departments, found in Clydebank and Dumbarton libraries - please ask for details)

Learning Centre Charges:

Learning Centre Charges
4GB USB Memory Sticks £6.50
8GB USB Memory Sticks £9.50
(per A4 sheet)
Ear Phones (ear bud style) 75p
PC and Internet access Free