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Library fees

The full list of Library fees as at 1 July 2023.

Borrower card administration fee

People living outside of the region, who do not own land in the region, will pay $10.00 per month or $90.00 per year. Organisational library cards will be available, and renewable annually, at a cost of $120.00 per year. The organisation will be held liable under the terms of a signed contractual agreement if any material borrowed by representatives or staff of the organisation is lost or damaged. All children under the age of 18 require a parent or caregiver as Guarantor on the application. This person will be responsible for all materials issued and any charges incurred.

Other library items Term Renewal Charges
Majority of items for loan 3 weeks Renewable twice Free
Majority of magazines for loan 2 weeks Renewable twice Free

Top titles
- books
- DVD's

2 weeks
2 weeks

Renewable twice
Renewable twice

Note: General Manager has discretion to set promotional special pricing from time to time
Replacement card
- adult
- child or teen

Reserves (holds)
- adult
- child or teen
Overdue items     N/A
Unreturned items     Replacement
cost + debt
charges +
Interloan requests (extra charges may be incurred for urgent or international interloans) Term as
stipulated by
lending library
  $8.00 per item
Research     $60.00 per hour
Printing from library PCs A4 black and
white copies
  $0.20 per copy
Learning centre classes     As advertised
Black and white photocopies - A4
- A3
Colour photocopies - A4
- A3
Room Bookings      
Community rate room hire     $22.00 per hour
Commercial rate room hire     $44.00 per hour
Cancelled or Donated items     As marked

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