Lending rules

The libraries in Solna provide you with access to a variety of diverse services free of charge. All you need is a library account and a pin code.

Please observe the temporary terms due to covid-19:

Standard load period applies – 28 days (media for which there is no one in queue)

Temporary changes in our terms of a oan – applied until further notice:

  • Extended number of renewals – you can now renew your loans up to three times (media for which there is no one in queue).
  • A maximum of 10 simultaneous reservations.
  • Electronic media: 6 loans per 7 days (please observe that you cannot return electronic loans, they will expire automatically). 
  • Movies streamed from Cineasterna – the number of "loans" is extended to six films per month (please observe that every started film is considered a loan).

Create a library account

Borrowing books and other media is free of charge provided you first create a library account. Account registration occurs at the library or on the library website solna.se/bibliotek. All are welcome to create a library account, however if you are under 18 years old you require a written permission from a legal guardian.

My pages ("Mina sidor")

When you register an account with us, you receive a library card and personal login details together with a self-generated pin code. This allows you to access Mina sidor where you can perform several functions such as loan renewal and book reservations.

Blocking lost cards

The library card is a valuable document and should immediately be blocked when lost. If you lose your card contact the library!

Loan period

Standard 28 days
Reserved books 14 days
Magazines 14 days
Films (dvd) 14 days
Video games 14 days

Renewals

If you wish to renew a loan you may do so at the library, telephonically or by logging into Mina sidor. You can only renew a loan twice three times. If the media you wish to re-loan is reserved by another library user you will be unable to renew your loan.

Reservations

Queuing in order to reserve a book is (since October 2020) free. On the other hand, if you don't pick up your reservation in time, a fee of 10 SEK will be issued.

You can make reservations at the library or by logging into Mina sidor at solna.se/bibliotek

Interlibrary loans

It is possible to order a book from another library (interlibrary loan) at a fee. Read more about this on our webpage solna.se/bibliotek or speak to a member of staff.

Personal data

All the libraries in Solna Stad save your personal data. These details are used to register current loans as well as to contact you when sending out reminders, overdue and reservation notices, fines and fees. Personal data is not used for any other purpose.

Your personal details are saved by our libraries until you request their removal or if your account remains inactive for five years. You reserve the right to have your personal details deleted within 30 days from the time of request, provided all loans are returned and debts settled. To see the in full and current rules please refer to solna.se/bibliotek

General terms of agreement / rules

  • You are solely responsible for the books and media loaned to your account. Legal guardians are responsible for the loans made by their minors.
  • A compensation fine is required for the late return of books and other media, see the amount below. Delayed payments entail you having to pay default interest. The library also claims an extra fee for the written reminder. Unpaid debts ultimately go to an external debt collector.
  • In full reimbursement plus a fee of 40 SEK is required for lost or damaged media and books.
  • If you do not comply with our terms or fail to pay your debt the library reserves the right to suspend your right to make further loans.

Fees and fines

Late media 20 SEK per each media and each started week
Late 10-day loans 10 SEK per day (does not exceed 100 SEK per item)
Lost Library card 25 SEK (adults only)
Interlibrary loans within Sweden 20 SEK per media
Reservation fee for all media Free of charge
Uncollected reservation 10 SEK per media

All decisions regarding fees and fines have been made by Solna Stad Culture and Recreation Committee.

Personal data

All the libraries in Solna Stad save your personal data. These details are used to register current loans as well as to contact you when sending out reminders, overdue and reservation notices, fines and fees. Personal data is not used for any other purpose.

Your personal details are saved by our libraries until you request their removal or if your account remains inactive for five years. You reserve the right to have your personal details deleted within 30 days from the time of request, provided all loans are returned and debts settled. To see the in full and current rules please refer to solna.se/bibliotek

Welcome!

Skrivet av: Camilla Käck den 17 juli 2020