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Library Fees & Charges

Library Services Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

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

Library Services Charges Fee (incl GST)
Book Rental No Charge 
Children's Compact Disc Not currently available 
Book Rental - Best Seller Collection $5.10 
Magazine Rental - Best Seller Collection $2.60 
Compact Disc Rental - per item 14 days Not currently available 
DVD Rental - new title, per item 7 days $3.60 
DVD Rental - older item, including Children's, 7 days $2.00 
DVD Rental - series, 14 days $6.00 
Console Games Rental - per item 7 days  Not currently available 
Console Older Games Rental - per item 7 days Not currently available 
Extended Loan Charges 
All materials except BestSeller books, BestSeller magazines, and console games - per item per day $0.40 
All materials issued on a junior membership card (under 16 years of age) - per item per day $0.20 
BestSeller Collection - Books and magazines. Per item per day $1.10 
Console Games - per item per day  Not currently available 
Maximum charge per item $11.00 
Charge per adult membership (includes interbranch transfers) No Charge 
Charge per child/teen membership (includes interbranch transfers) No Charge 
Charge for magazine reservation No Charge 
Interloan Charges 
Handling Fee $6.50 
Interloans from libraries that charge an additional fee (handling fee will be additionally charged) $21.00 
Rush Fee (additional to above charges) $22.50 
City Loan 
Handling Fee $3.00 
Distance Membership 
Annual full-services subscription for Hawkes Bay residents who live outside both Napier City and Hastings District Council boundaries and are not ratepayers in Napier City $48.00 
Visitors from Outside the Hawkes Bay Region 
Borrowing Fee $22.50 
Membership Cards 
Replacement of Membership Cards $4.00 
Research Services 
Per hour with first 15 minutes free $50.00 
Per A4 sheet (Black & White 1 x side only) $0.20 
Per A3 sheet (Black & White 1 x side only) $0.40 
Per A4 sheet (Colour 1 x side only) $0.70 
Per A3 sheet (Colour 1 x side only) $2.00 
Fax and Scanning Charges 
National - up to five pages $3.50 
Subsequent pages - per page $0.20 
International - per page $3.50 
Internet/Email Charges 
Per hour $4.00 
Per 30 minutes $2.00 
Printout Charges 
Microfilm reader printer (per A4 sheet) $0.50 
A4 black & white printouts (per side) $0.20 
A3 Colour Printouts (per side) $2.00 
A4 Colour Printouts (per side) $0.70 

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 table Individual Purchase Price 
Administration Fee per account $5.60 
Adult Books 
Non Fiction $45.00 
Maori Collection $37.40 
Parent Centre $37.40 
Large Print $57.00 
Fiction $46.00 
Teen Books 
Non Fiction $34.80 
Fiction $27.10 
Junior Books 
All books under $11 purchase price are charged $11.20 
Non Fiction $32.20 
Large Print $37.30 
Picture Books $27.10 
Maori Collection $32.20 
Extended Reader $22.00 
Beginner Reader $5.10 
Independent Reader $17.00 
Talking Books 
Per Compact Disk $27.10 
Children's Book with CD $5.60 
Language CD $37.90 
Console Games 
Per Game Not currently available 
Compact Disc 
Purchase price of item as per catalogue record, if not available a standard replacement cost will be charged at Not currently available 
Per Disk $27.10 
All Magazines Individual Purchase Price 
Minimum Charge $11.20 
Childrens Puzzles 
Children's Puzzles $28.80 
Missing Puzzle Piece $5.60 

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