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The Lending Library

Armada and GGB Chalet School books, other EBD titles, Chalet School connection books and NCC Journals can be borrowed by New Chalet Club members.


A complete list of what is available to borrow is in the PDF on this page - plus, in the NCC Members' Area tab, you'll find a detailed contents list for all NCC journals. Please also see the bottom of the page for a pdf detailing those GGB books that have a bit extra in them.


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 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.
UK (including N. Ireland):
3 weeks from dispatch

Ireland, mainland Europe

and the rest of world

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


Please contact the Librarian, using the form below, stating the books you wish to borrow, giving your name and address as well, for convenience. 


Then please send a cheque or Postal Order (GBP Sterling made payable to the New Chalet Club) to:

The New Chalet Club Lending Library,

c/o 37 East Trinity Road, Edinburgh, EH5 3DL, UK 


or pay through PayPal using the tab in the NCC Paypal page


If there are any problems, please email the librarian on the following address:




Contents of the NCC library
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Contents of the NCC library
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The committee is making arrangements for a memorial service for Joy the weekend of 23-24 March. For more information please contact the committee at the following address: committee at newchaletclub.co.uk

Journal 82 is on a memory stick somewhere waiting to be found, in the meantime the editorial sub-committee is in the process of putting together J83 as a tribute to Joy - so if anyone has anything they would like to contribute please do so, as all material is welcome

Bookings are still being taken for the 2019 AGM.  Please see details on the NCC AGM tab.


We are also looking into the changes in the law with regards PayPal

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