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Joining and Borrowing 

Anyone who lives, works or studies in Carmarthenshire can become a member of any of the Regional, Branch or Mobile libraries in the county.  All you'll need is to fill in the membership form, show something that has your name and address, and then you can start using the library. 

It is also possible to join online, please be aware you will need to produce identification at your local library before your account can be fully activated.

How many item(s) can I borrow?

Its FREE to join the library, and once you have been given your card, adults can borrow the material from the following categories;

 dot Books   up to 10

 dot CD/Talking Books/CDRoms

  up to 10
 dot eAudiobooks  

up to 10

 dot DVDs   up to 5

The staff are there to help you, so don't be afraid to ask if you can't find what you are looking for, or need some information.

How long can I keep the item(s) I borrow?

 dot Books/Talking Books    up to 21 days
 dot CDs/CDRoms   up to 21 days
 dot eAudiobooks    up to 21 days
 dot DVDs      up to 7 days 

Can I keep it longer?

Any item can be renewed if no-one else has requested it.  To renew items, please contact your local library before the loan period is over, or bring the items into the library and one of the library staff will renew them for you.

If you prefer to use the internet, go to our libraries catalogue and renew from there - please ask your local library for your account PIN number to be generated so you can access the online service.

Library Service Charges?

 Lending Fees:    
 dot DVD's / Videos    £2.60 per item
 dot CD's / Cassettes    £1.00 per item
 dot CD ROMS     £1.90 per item

 Overdue Charges:

 dot Books / CD's / Talking Books              10p per day (Adults only)
 dot DVD's  50p per day

 Reservation Charge:

 dot Item in stock              Free
 dot Item not in stock  £4.00

 Photocopying / Printouts:

 dot A4 Black and White              £0.15
 dot A3 Black and White  £0.20
 dot A4 Colour  £0.65
 dot A3 Colour  £1.00


 dot Incoming (UK)              £1.50
 dot Outgoing (UK)  £1.50
 dot Incoming (International)  £1.50
 dot Outgoing (International)  £4.00

 Letting Fees:

 dot Per hour              £15
 dot Per 2.5-4 hour session  £35
 dot Per day  £65

dot Weekly rate for exhibitions

Non profit making organisations


 The greater of £250 or 30% commission fee on any sales during the exhibition

dot Weekly rate for exhibitions

Non profit making organisations


The greater of £250 or 30% commission fee on any sales during the exhibition

Contact Details

- 01269 598360

Bedol (Garnant) - 01269 825933

Brynaman - 01269 824053

Burry Port  - 01554 834478

Carmarthen - 01267 224824

Cross Hands - 01269 844973

Kidwelly - 01554 891501

Llandeilo - 01558 823659

Llandovery - 01550 721626

Llanelli - 01554 773538

Llangennech - 01554 821537

Llwynhendy - 01554 778402

Newcastle Emlyn - 01239 711103

Pembrey - 01554 830116

Pontyates - 01269 862139

Pontyberem -  01269 870891

St. Clears - 01994 230127

Whitland - 01994 241426