Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions

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Bibliotek Skåne Sydost

Simrishamn, Sjöbo, Skurup, Tomelilla, and Ystad share website and library catalog. This way we can offer you a greater range of books and media. You can use your library card at the libraries in all five municipalities.

Using the online catalog you can order books and media, then pick them up at the library closest to you.

Don’t miss any upcoming cultural events for children, young adults, and adults at the libraries! Get information about our reading clubs, author talks, and lectures among other fun activities here on the website.

 

Terms and conditions

Borrowing books from the library is free of charge!

Library card

In order to get a library card, you must show your ID. By signing your name, you consent to the library’s terms and conditions and agree to let the library use your personal details for loans and orders. If you are under the age of 18, the form will need a signature from a parent or guardian. When you want to borrow a book from the library, bring your library card or ID. If you lose your card, contact the library and we can block it.

Loan period

The loan period is four weeks. The loan period for books with a waiting list is two weeks. DVDs have a loan period of seven days. When you borrow from the library you receive a receipt with the return date. You can receive emails to remind you to renew or return items. You are always responsible for returning the borrowed items in time.

Reservations

If the item you want is on loan, you can make a reservation. You can reserve items at the library, over the phone or on our website www.biblioteksso.se.

Interlibrary loans

Items that are not available at the libraries in Simrishamn/Tomelilla/Sjöbo/Sku­rup/Ystad can be requested from other libraries, called interlibrary loans. To order an interlibrary loan you need a library card. An interlibra­ry loan from libraries in Sweden costs 10 kronor. When you order an interlibra­ry loan from a library outside the Nordic countries an administration fee is applied. You can order interlibrary loans at the library or on our website. If you have questions regarding interlibrary loans, contact your library.

Requests of periodical copies, comes with a copying fee (2 kr per page) and sometimes an administration fee of 80-200 kr.

Renewing items

You can renew borrowed items twice. If an item has a waiting list, you cannot renew it. You can renew your books at the library, over the phone or on our web­site. If you want to renew an interlibrary loan, contact the library staff a few days before the book is due to be returned.

Charges and fines

The library will charge a fine for items that are returned late. If you are under the age of 18, there is no charge. No fines are charged for overdue children´s books.

Please note that the fees differ between the different municipalities and that the fees are determined by the library where the loan is made.

A parent or guardian is responsible for costs that can arise when children and teenagers use the library. Unpaid invoices go to the debt collector. Talk to the library staff well in advance!

An interlibrary loan costs 10 kr. In Simrishamn, if you lose the yellow slip that comes with the book, 10 kr is charged.

If you owe more than 100 kr, your library card is blocked until you pay the debt.

If you do not return late items despite several reminders, the library sends an invoice.

If you return the item, the invoice is cancelled*.

*Loans made in Sjöbo, Simrishamn and Skurup: Please note that when an invoice is sent, you cannot return the book. When you have paid the invoice, the item belongs to you.

Paid invoices are non-refundable.

Late fees

Books, magazines, audio books & music CDs........2 kr/item and day

Interlibrary loans.......................................................10 kr/item and day

Children’s books and children’s loans......................No charge

DVDs, video games...................................................5 kr/item and day

Maximum fine when overdue items are returned ...300 kr

Fees for lost or damaged items

Book, adult..................................................225 kr or replacement value

Children’s book...........................................150 kr or replacement value

Paperback ……………………………………………..reimburse at replacement value (Ystad)

Audiobook CD, adult..................................225 kr or acquisition value

Audiobook CD, children.............................150 kr or acquisition value

Magazine....................................................50 kr

DVD…………………………………………………………550 kr

Video game................................................550 kr

Music CD..................................................... reimburse at replacement value

Language course......................................... reimburse at replacement value

Interlibrary loan………………………………………. replacement value and fees are determined by the library to which the item belongs.

 

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