Library Fees & Charges

 

Payments

Secure EFTPOS payment is available with no minimum spend or surcharge. If you wish to pay an amount by credit card and are unable to visit the library, please phone the Library Information Desk on (02) 9936 8400.

 

The items below are set out in Council's Fees & Charges.

 

Late Fees for Overdue Library Books

Late Fee (per item per day) $0.30
Late Fee - Fast Reads/Fast Flicks (per item per day)   $1.00
Late Fee (maximum per item) $18.00 

General Library Charges

Reservation Fee $2.50
Inter-Library Loan Fee $3.50 plus any additional charges passed on by the lending institute.
Replacement of membership card  $6.00 
Library Bags $2.00

Photocopying/Printing Services

per copy
A4 (Black & White) $0.20
A3 (Black & White) $0.40
A4 (Colour) $1.00
A3 (Colour) $2.00
Photocopying/Casual Access Card $2.00

Historical Research Services

Enquiries from the public (Less than 1 Hour) Free

Enquiries from the public (Greater than 1 Hour) completed by Library

Staff.

$28.00

20 days turn around

Enquiries from a business completed by Library staff.

$45.00

10 working days turn around

Historical Services

A full list of fees and charges for local history publications, reproduction services and Don Bank museum hire is available on request.

Book Fair Sales

Red dot specials $5.00 
Large coffee table books $2.00
Small to medium books (soft and hard cover) $1.00
Paperbacks & Children's Picture Books $0.50 each or 3 for $1.00
DVDs and CD Sales $2.00
Magazines $0.25

Library Meeting Room Hire

Public Liability insurance, please use this form (152KB)
Daily Conference Room Hire Fee – Mon to Fri (9am to 5pm) $270.00 
Daily Conference Room Hire Fee – Weekends (10am to 5pm) $205.00
Hourly Conference Room Hire Fee – Mon to Fri (9am to 5pm) $57.00
Hourly Conference Room Hire Fee – Week nights (5pm to 9pm) $67.00 
Hourly Conference Room Hire Fee – Weekends (10am to 5pm) $67.00
Hourly Small Meeting Room Hire Fee – Weekdays (10am to 5pm) $30.00
Hourly Small Meeting Room Hire Fee – Week nights (5pm to 9pm) $40.00
Hourly Small Meeting Room Hire Fee – Weekends (10am to 5pm) $40.00 
Discount for community groups, charities, non-profit organisations. 50%
Discount for political parties. 25%

Discount for six or more meetings, unless discounted already.

Payment of full amount is required 1 week before booking date.

Double discount is not permitted and discount is only on room hire, not equipment.

10% of full amount will be charged if the booking is cancelled within 7 days of booked date. 

25%

Loss of or Damage to Library Materials

Loss of or damage to items borrowed on your card, regardless of the cause, is your responsibility. If your card is lost or stolen, please notify the library immediately to prevent unauthorised use.

Books

Full replacement At cost + processing fee
Major repair costs $30.00
Minor repair costs
$10.00

Audio / Visual

Lost or damaged discs
Full replacement value plus processing fee where more than 1 disc lost  
Where one disc lost in set $20.00
Lost Audio Visual case or box (Single) $16.00
Lost Audio Visual case or box (Multi Set) $20.00
Lost Libretto $20.00
Lost Insert $10.00

Processing Fee

For magazines and children's picture books $5.00
For all other items $10.00 

Magazines/Paperbacks

Lost or damaged magazine and books in the paperback collections are charged at full replacement value or items may be replaced with 2 or more similar items. All replacement items must be in good condition and magazines must be less than 12 months old.

Lost and Paid Item Reimbursement

It is the policy of Council that all items which have been lost, or damaged beyond repair and have been paid for by the customer may be kept, by the customer. If a customer has paid a replacement charge for a lost library item and afterwards finds it, the charge will not be refunded by Council but the borrower is entitled to keep the item.