Library services

How to check out books and fees

How to check out books

The loan periods are usually 1 month, and it is free of charge. Some materials however have shorter loan periods. These periods will appear on your receipt.The individual library can determine limitations on the individual users’ loans cf. order of library activities § 13.

How to return materials.

When returning your materials, you can choose to get a receipt. This receipt is your documentation, that the materials have been returned. You can get an overview of your current loans and reservations at under “lånerstatus”. If you wish, you can choose to receive a reminder of when your loans expire by text or e-mail.


You will have to pay a fee, if you exceed the loan period. The fee can only be paid online through "Betal din Kommune".  You can get an overview of your current loans and fees at under “lånerstatus”. Here you wil also find a link to where you can pay. The fees do not apply to children under the age of 18, who are excempted from paying fees. However if the material is not returned, there will still be a replacement fee.  


 Overdue fees

 To be paid by
 adults from 18

 1 -7 days  20 kr.  
 8 - 31 days  60 kr.  
 Over 31 days  230 kr. +

Loans that are not returned will be transferred to Gladsaxe local authorities

Suspension of permission to borrow and penalty of exclusion

The library is a public domain. You are expected to behave appropriately both in the use
of the library, PC’s and Internet alike. You have to follow the staff’s directions. If you behave
in an unacceptable manner or infringe regulations, you may be excluded from the
library for a specified period.
If borrowed items are not returned after repeated notices, if
you return them in a bad condition, or if you owe more than 200 DKK kroner in fines to
the library, your permission to borrow might be suspended.

Law of Personal Data

The library is subject to abide the requirements of the Law of Personal Data (Persondataloven).