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The Lending Library

The Chalet School books (Armada and GGB), other EBD titles and the club journals can be borrowed by any current member


Below are the two pd files for downloading that detail what books and journals are available:

  1. Armada paperbacks, CS and EBD related ephemera as well as all the journals and supplements that have been published
  2. Any recent reprints by Girls Gone By (GGB) and other publishers of most of the CS stories, other books by EBD and a selection of fill-ins
Armada paperbacks, NCC journals and ephemera
Armada, journals and ephemera.doc.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [183.6 KB]
Recent reprints by GGB and others
ggb books and others.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [219.6 KB]

Terms and Conditions of the Lending Library


  1. The maximum number of books or journals on loan at any time to any current club member is three (3).
  2. Non-club members may not borrow from the library.
  3. No books or journals will be dispatched without the payment and receipt/confirmation of payment, in advance, of the relevant borrowing fees (see table below).
  4. All books or journals on loan must be returned before any more books will be sent out.
  5. Borrowers may reserve books or journals if, at the time of request, they are out on loan. In this case, the Librarian will hold any titles back until the initial borrower returns the items.
  6. If a borrower knows that they are going to be late in returning books or journals, they must let the Librarian know in advance.
  7. Fines of 50p per book, per week will be charged if books or journals are not returned, or the Librarian is not notified that the book or journals will be late back.
  8. The Librarian can suspend, or withdraw, borrowing privileges for any borrower if they do not abide by these Terms and Conditions.

Table of borrowing rates for books/journals and duration of loans


  • Please Note: postage and packing is included in the rates given in this table


3 weeks from dispatch

Ireland, mainland Europe

and the rest of the world

1 book
Please contact the Librarian for postage costs by using the form below.
2 books 
3 books


  • The postal address for the library is:


Alison McCallum, The NCC Lending Library, 37 East Trinity Road, Edinburgh, EH5 3DL, UK


Email address library@newchaletclub.co.uk


For details on how to pay, please see Payment Options

  • Please use the form below, stating the books you wish to borrow in the message box

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Click the  Annual General Meeting link above for the details and booking form for the 2022 AGM.

J92 was dispatched on 21st April 

Delivery times:

For those members who live in the UK, please wait a week after we announce the journal has been dispatched before contacting the membership secretary

For members outside the UK but in Europe - 3-4 weeks

And for the ROW - 2 months

The deadlines for submitting articles to the journals are:


28 February

30 June

30 September


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