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The following fees and charges (inc. GST) are applicable until 30 June 2022.

You can now pay online for library services.

Borrower Card
Replacement cost$4.70
Events
Writers & Readers - entry fee (per person) $13
Children and Young Adult Activities (per person) - cost will vary up to a maximum $50.00 maximum
Adult and Local History Activities (per person) - cost will vary up to a maximum $50.00 maximum
Digital Literary Award - competition entry fee (per competition entry, festival attendance fee extra)$12.50
Fines for overdue items - per day (GST exempt)
Adults$0.30
Seniors/Pensioners and Children$0.30
Maximum charge per item$15
Fast Reads/Flix service$1.00
Fast Reads/Flix maximum charge per item$25.00

Inter-library loans fees - per item (non-refundable and payable upon fulfilment of request)
Non-charging libraries (Public Libraries) - Adults $3.20
Non-charging libraries - Seniors and Children $1.60
Charging libraries (Non-Public Libraries) $28.50
Library bags
Cost per library bag - Adult$5.50

Local History
Non-commercial local history research (per hour)  $45.50
Commercial local history research (per hour) $70.00
File retrieval fee (per file part) $18.00
Digital Image File - based on cost of reproduction (CR) plus a service charge CR + $41.50
Lost items or damaged beyond repair
Charges for lost or damaged beyond repair items are non-refundable and are based on cost price (CP) plus a service chargeCP + $13.00
Photocopying and printing charges
Per A4 page, black and white $0.30
Per A3 page, black and white $0.50
Per A4 page, colour (only available at Double Bay and Paddington libraries) $1.30
Per A3 page, colour (only available at Double Bay and Paddington libraries) $2.60
Scanned items (per scan) $0.20
3D Printer - $10.50 usage fee per item plus the weight of the item$10.50 per item + 0.30c per gram
Reservation fees (non-refundable)
Adults$3.20
Seniors, Pensioners and Children$1.60
USB stick
Cost per USB stick$12.00