The library is accessible to everyone. Reading in the library is free, as is asking questions.
Media can only be borrowed with a valid borrower's card. In order to be registered as a borrower, a person over twelve years old should produce a valid ID when registering (preferably with photograph).
A borrower's card:
- is free for children under 18
- costs € 4,50 per month / € 50,00 per year for a Normal-subscription
- costs € 6,00 per month / € 68,00 per year for a Plus-subscription
Borrower's cards are personal. You are responsible for your card and the media lent to you at all times. In case of a change of address or loss of your card, please notify us immediately.
Number of media to be borrowed
- Children under 18: 10
- Normal-subscription: 10
- Plus-subscription: 15
Extension of lending period
The lending period can be extended provided the media have not been booked by anyone else.
If you want to extend once please telephone during opening hours of the library and by internet at any time (follow the instructions on the internet).
free of charge
Fines to be paid if lending period is exceeded
- Books, DVD's, CD's (music):
€ 0,15 a day (you don't pay for days on which the library is closed)
- Toptitles: € 0,50 a day
Users returning media in damaged condition or failing to return the media lent to them will be invoiced.
Music-CD’s and LP's belonging to the private organisation Muziekbank Overijssel can be borrowed in the Central Library. Owners of a library-borrowers-card are entitled to borrow free of charge.
Addresses and opening hours the Library Enschede
In addition to the Enschede Central Library, the Enschede Library also has 4 locations and a special Youth Library.
The unabridged Dutch text of the regulations is available at the reception desk.