ESTABLISHMENT OF MEMBERSHIP  CHARGES
Registration for natural and legal persons    free of charge / 12 months
Administration fee of registration reader card HUF 200 / 12 months
Daily card   HUF 1100 / day
Registration fees
in the Central Library  HUF 6600 / 12 months  
HUF 4600 / 6 months
HUF 3300 / 3 months
in the branches belonging to categories I and II*   HUF 4600 / 12 months  
HUF 3500 / 6 months
HUF 2500 / 3 months
in the branches belonging to category III*   HUF 2600 / 12 months 
HUF 1800 / 6 months 
HUF 1200 / 3 months
Establishment of membership for using all branches simultaneously  HUF 9500 / 12 months 
HUF 6600 / 6 months
* See registration fees of the branch libraries in Appendix # 5.
SERVICES CHARGES
I. Basic services
I.1. Basic services provided only in the library as a public library free of charge
Use of the Library 
Local use of ’reference-only’ parts of collections assigned by the Library  free of charge
Use of equipment for delving into the holdings, use of OPAC in the Library by library equipment free of charge
Information on services of the Library and the library system
I.2. Use of library computers with the barcode of reader's ticket; available only for users with library membership free of charge
I.3. Use of WiFi for unlimited time in opening hours, in designated libraries, by own devices; available only for users with library membership  
II. Services available with a daily ticket without further charges
II.1. Use of subscribed databases - only in the library free of charge
II.2. Use of subscribed databases for readers with a membership card - as a remote service (depending on provider’s contract) free of charge
II.3. Use of library computers with a daily ticket free of charge
III. Services available for readers with a membership card, without further charges
Loan of library documents (printed documents, slides, certain audiovisual documents); readers can borrow 18 items of different types of document altogether, in a branch library.
III.1. Books (max. 8 items) free of charge / 4 weeks
III.2. Bestsellers (max. 2 items) free of charge / 2 weeks
III.3.  Loan of weeklies, periodicals (max. 10 pieces)  free of charge / 2 weeks
III.4. Loan of music sheets (max. 6 items)  free of charge / 4 weeks
III.5.  Loan of slides, filmstrips (max. 6 items) free of charge 2 weeks
III.6. Loan of CD-ROMs (max. 3 items) free of charge / disc / week
III.7. Loan of audiobook on CD - only for blind and visually impaired people (max. 6 items) free of charge / 4 weeks
III.8.  DVD – for heavily disabled people free of charge / 1 week
III.9.  Audiobook on tape (max. 6 items) free of charge / 4 weeks
III.10. Loan of videotape (VHS) (max. 3 items) free of charge / 1 week
Loan of equipment
III.11. Loan of CD-player and tape recorder for heavily disabled people free of charge / 4 weeks
Amenities related to document borrowing
III.12. Notice before the due date sent in e-mail free of charge
III.13. Warning on the 45th day after the due date sent in e-mail free of charge
III.14. Renewal of the due date  free of charge
III.15. Home delivery service of the borrowed documents for homebound people free of charge
Use of subscribed databases
III.16. Subscribed databases - only in the Library  free of charge
III.17. Use of subscribed databases for readers with library membership - as a remote service (depending on provider’s contract)  free of charge
Use of library equipment 
III.18. Use of library computers with a daily card free of charge
III.19. Use of library computers for the visually impaired (by designated computers) free of charge
WiFi use by own equipment
III.20. Use of WiFi for unlimited time in opening hours, in designated libraries  free of charge
IV. Other services for a fee to people with a reader card with loan privileges
Loan (other documents) 
IV.1. DVD (max. 6 items) HUF 300 / disc / week
IV.2. Graphics (max. 4 pieces) HUF 450 / piece / 3 months
IV.3. Audiobooks - on CD (max. 6 items) HUF 300 / title / 4 weeks
IV.4. Educational packages (max. 2 packages)  HUF 500 / package / 4 weeks
IV.5. Music CD or pre-recorded CD (max. 6 items) HUF 200 / disc / week
Other services
IV.6. Renewal of documents borrowable for a fee charge of borrowing
IV.7. Interlibrary loan between branches of the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library HUF 500 / volume
IV.8. Reservation HUF 300 / volume
IV.9. Interlibrary loan  HUF 1600 / package
IV.10. Use of library computers with a reader card with borrowing privileges free of charge
V. Reprographic and office services for a fee to readers with library membership
V.1. Making a digital copy (scanning)
Documents belonging to the holdings of Budapest Collection 
Scanning from the picture database - available in the Budapest Picture Archive – for public use HUF 800 / image
New copy of picture (photo, poster, graphics, map, etc) in resolution and file-format as requested by customer – for public use  HUF 1250 / image
Other documents (part of a book, book illustration, article) – for public use HUF 300 / page
Scanning from the picture collection of the Budapest Picture Archive published on the internet free of charge
In the branches
Other documents (book, book illustration, article) HUF 50 / page
V.2. Self-service scanning, with chip card, coins (only in the Central Library)  HUF 10 / page
V.3. Taking a photo with own device (photo ticket)  HUF 700 / occasion
V.4. Order of photocopy in black and white (only in designated libraries) A/4: HUF 45 / page 
A/3: HUF 55 / page
V.5. Lamination (A/4)  HUF 200 / sheet
V.6. Printing (only in designated branch libraries) 
In size A4
Black and white text HUF 60 / page
Text in color HUF 270 / page
Picture in black and white (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) HUF 200 / page
Picture in color (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) HUF 300 / page
In size A3
Black and white text HUF 110 / page
Text in color HUF 400 / page
Picture in black and white (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) HUF 400 / page
Picture in color (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) HUF 600 / page
V.7. Self-service photocopying black and white, chipcard or with coins (only in the Central Library)  A4: HUF 30 / page
A3: HUF 40 / page
V.8. Chipcard for copying and for internet use in the Central Library  HUF 300
V.9. Paper copy of a microfilm, in size A4 HUF 130 / page
V.10. Plastic spiral binding; with transparent front cover and back (only in the library of Dagály utca) HUF 500
Computer use, Internet and WiFi use
V.11. Use of library computers for registered readers  free of charge
V.12. WiFi use with own device, individual code, for registered readers free of charge
VI. Services available free of charge, without library membership
VI.1. Programs of library use for school groups and accompanying teachers free of charge
VI.2. Library visit with the purpose of library profession  free of charge
VI.3.  Visit of public library programs free of charge
VII. Services available for a fee, without library membership
Certain reprographic and office services (only in designated libraries)
VII.1. Making a digital copy of the customer’s own document (scanning)  HUF 50 / page
VII.2. Photocopying in black and white  A/4: HUF 60 / page 
A/3: HUF 70 / page
VII.3. Lamination (A4) (only in the Library of Dagály utca) HUF 400 / page
VII.4.  Printing
In size A4
Black and white text HUF 80 / page
Text in color HUF 300 / page
Picture in black and white (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) HUF 250 / page
Picture in color (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) HUF 400 / page
In size A3
Black and white text HUF 150 / page
Text in color HUF 500 / page
Picture in black and white (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) HUF 500 / page
Picture in color (the picture of the printed surface is at least 50 percent) HUF 700 / page
VII.5. Plastic spiral binding; with transparent front cover and back (only in the Library of Dagály utca) HUF 700
Library visits for touristic purposes in the Central Library
VII.6. Guidance in Hungarian
Group guidance (minimum 10 people) HUF 1500 / person
Group guidance for students and pensioners HUF 200 / person
Group guidance for visitors with deficiency free of charge
VII.7. Guidance in foreign languages
Group guidance (minimum 10 people) HUF 2000 / person
Group guidance for visitors with deficiency free of charge
VII.8.  Individual visit, not guided (tourist ticket) HUF 1500 / person
VII.9. Guide available for individual visitors HUF 5000 / occasion
Room rental
Rental of venues and rooms in the branches of the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library

Remote payment
by individual agreement


free of charge
Document types Overdue charges
1. Books, music sheets HUF 55 / volume or piece / calendar day
2. Journals, slides HUF 55 /piece / calendar day
3. Educational package HUF 55 / package / calendar day
4. Audiobook (CD and tape) HUF 55 / title / calendar day
5. DVD HUF 100 / disc / calendar day
6. Music CD and pre-recorded CD, video tape, CD-ROM HUF 60 / disc or tape / calendar day
7. Music disc and tape, pre-recorded discs and tapes HUF 50 / piece / calendar day
8. CD player and tape player HUF 70 / piece / calendar day

Source: MESZL Terms of Use