Secure EFTPOS payment is available with no minimum spend or surcharge.
We accept payment by credit card only. If you are unable to visit the library, please call us on (02) 9936 8400.
Library fees and charges
- Late fees for overdue items
Late fee $0.30 per item, per day Late fee – Fast Reads and Fast Flicks $1.00 per item, per day Late fee (maximum cap) $18.00 per item
- Lost or damaged library materials
Loss of or damage to library items borrowed on your card, regardless of the cause, is your responsibility. If you think your card is lost or stolen, notify the library immediately to prevent unauthorised use.
Lost or damaged magazines and paperback books are charged at full replacement value.
Items may be replaced with two or more similar items. All replacement items must be in good condition, with replacement magazines being less than 12 months old.
Full replacement At cost + processing fee
Audio Visual - lost or damaged disks
Where one disc lost in set $20.00 Where more than one disc lost in set At cost + processing fee 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
For magazines and children's picture books $5.00 For all other items $10.00
Lost and paid item reimbursement
It is the policy of Council that all items that 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. The borrower is entitled to keep the item.
- Photocopying and printing services
A4 (black and white) $0.20 per page A3 (black and white) $0.40 per page A4 (colour) $1.00 per page A3 (colour) $2.00 per page
- General library charges
Reservation fee $2.50 per item Inter-library loan fee $3.50 per item, plus any additional charges passed on by the lending institute Replacement of membership card $6.00 Library bags $2.00 Prints $0.25
- Historical research
Enquiries from the public of less than one hour. Free Enquiries from the public of more than one 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 A full list of fees and charges for local history publications, reproduction services and Don Bank Museum hire is available on request.
- Library meeting room
You must have public liability insurance, or be willing to pay the public liability insurance cost, and fill out the appropriate form to use the Stanton Library meeting rooms.
Library conference room
Daily Conference Room hire fee: Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm $280.00 Daily Conference Room hire fee: Weekends, 10am to 5pm $210.00 Hourly Conference Room hire fee: Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm $60.00 Hourly Conference Room hire fee: Week nights, 5pm to 8pm $70.00 Hourly Conference Room hire fee: Weekends, 10am to 5pm $70.00
Library small meeting room
Hourly Small Meeting Room hire fee: Weekdays, 10am to 5pm $30.00 Hourly Small Meeting Room hire fee: Week nights, 5pm to 8pm $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. 25%
- Book sale pricing
Red dot specials $5.00 each or 3 for $10.00 Large coffee table books $2.00 Small-to-medium books (hard and soft cover) $1.00 Children's picture books $0.50 each or 3 for $1.00 DVDs and CDs $2.00 Magazines $0.25