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Library Fees & Charges

Library Services Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).

Library Services Charges Fee (incl GST)
Book RentalNo Charge 
Children's Compact DiscNo Charge 
Book Rental - Best Seller Collection$6.00 
Magazine Rental - Best Seller Collection$3.00 
Compact Disc Rental - per item 14 days$2.00 
DVD Rental - new title, per item 7 days$4.00 
DVD Rental - older item, including Children's, 7 days$2.00 
DVD Rental - series, 14 days$6.00 
Extended Loan Charges
All materials except BestSeller books, BestSeller magazines, and console games - per item per day$0.55 
BestSeller Collection - Books and magazines. Per item per day$1.55 
Maximum charge per item$12.00 
Interloan Charges
Handling Fee$7.00 
Interloans from libraries that charge an additional fee (handling fee will be additionally charged)$22.00 
Rush Fee (additional to above charges)$25.00 
City Loan
Handling Fee$7.00 
Visitors from Outside the Hawkes Bay Region
Borrowing Fee$5.00 
Membership Cards
Replacement of Membership Cards$5.50 
Research Services
Per hour with first 15 minutes free$50.00 
Borrow a Librarian Per 30 min session Up to $20 
Per A4 sheet (Black & White 1 x side only)$0.30 
Per A3 sheet (Black & White 1 x side only)$0.60 
Per A4 sheet (Colour 1 x side only)$0.90 
Per A3 sheet (Colour 1 x side only)$2.20 
Internet/Email Charges
Per hour$4.50 
Per 30 minutes$2.50 
Printout Charges
Microfilm reader printer (per A4 sheet)$0.60 
A4 black & white printouts (per side)$0.40 
A3 Colour Printouts (per side)$2.50 
A4 Colour Printouts (per side)$1.00 

Charges Related to Damaged or Lost Items Fee (incl GST)
Note: Books with a high replacement value are priced at the discretion of library management
Item Charges
Items are charged at individual purchase price as per catalogue record. If a purchase price is not recorded, a standard replacement cost is charged as per the following average item price tableIndividual Purchase Price 

Books Fee (incl GST)
All Booksup to $50.00 
Compact Disc
Purchase price of item as per catalogue record, if not available a standard replacement cost will be charged at$32.00 
Per Disk$32.00 
Childrens Puzzles
Children's Puzzles$32.00 

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