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Library Fines: About Library Fines

Library overdue charges

In response to the cost of living crisis the library will be removing charges for overdue recalled items from 1st October. 


Exeter charges can be paid online.   

Penryn charges can be paid online.

View charges in your Library Account

Use your online Library Account to view fines

Login with your University username and password

Select Fines and Fees

View your Penryn library account here.

Replacement charges

Replacement charges may be added to your library account if you lose an item or fail to return an overdue item. View replacement charges in your online library account.  Pay replacement charge online.

Or, in some situations, replacement charges may be cleared, for example:

  • When very overdue book(s) are returned
  • When an overdue lost book(s) is found and returned to the library
  • When a good quality replacement copy is provided and approved for addition to the library collection.  Please note: Refunds cannot be processed when replacement copies are provided.

Please get in touch, to discuss replacement charges and options.

Penryn students please get in touch, to discuss replacement charges and options.

Pay Library Charges Online

Exeter charges can be paid online. 

Penryn fines and charges can be paid online.

Blocked library account

Your library account may be blocked from borrowing, renewing and requesting if

  • You have fines over £10
  • You have an overdue recalled book
  • Some of your loans are very overdue (e.g. more than 2 weeks)
  • Your library account is expired (e.g. the expiry date has past)

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