Fees and Charges - 2018-19

(Local Government Act 2002)

​If living within the district​No charge
​Out of district borrowers (annual charge)​$43
​Temporary membership (6 month maximum -  bond refundable​)​$43
​Replacement cards​$3


Note: that the renewal charges on all rental items will be charges at the same cost as original rental.

Unless the item is reservered, up to two renewals are allowed with the exception of:

  • Hot picks (no renewals allowed)
  • Toys, junior puzzles and magazines (one renewal only)
Pensioner membership – gold card
​Large print/audio books​No charge
​All other items​Reduced price
Other members
​Hot picks collection fiction two weeks ​$4
​​Hot picks collection non-fiction two weeks ​$1.50
​Adult rental fiction - three weeks​$1.60
​Large print fiction - three weeks​No charge
Magazines - one week​$1
​Talking books - three weeks​$2.10
​All other books - three weeks​No charge
​Adult jigsaws - three weeks​No charge
​DVDs (fiction), CD ROMs - one week$4.20
​DVDs (TV series) - two weeks​$4.20
​DVDs (non-fiction) - one week​$1
​Music CDs - one week​​$2
​Toys - two weeks​$1.50 - $6
​Children's puzzles - two weeks ​$1.60
Borrowing – reserves
​Local (within the South Waikato District)​$1 each
​Inter library loan ​From $7 each
​Inter library loan - journal article​$3.50
Borrowing - overdue books
​Junior items - one days grace$0.10/day
​Adult items - one days grace$0.30/day
​Rental Hot picks​​$0.50/day
Book sales
​Withdrawn stock​Prices as marked
​Book covering service 
​Small books – 23cm height or less ​$4.00
​Large books – 24 – 30cm height or less​$4.50
​Outsize books​Price on request
​National ​$2 for first page, $1/page thereafter
​International ​$5.50 for first page, $1/page thereafter
​Receiving ​$0.30/page
​Internet access
30 minutes session per customer per day.  Under certain circumstances and if no one else is waiting, an extension to this time limit may be granted at the discretion of the library staff.​No charge
​Reference/subject search via internet by Librarian​From $5 for 15 mins to max of $20 for one hour​
​Lost and damaged books ​Replacement cost + administration charge
​Book repairs (varies according to time and materials) ​Minimum $5.50
​Administration fee if book returned after declared lost ​$4.20
​Photocopying/microfiche/printing (per page) 
​A4 photocopy (pay copier)​$0.20
​A4 photocopy (pay copier) colour​$1
​A3 photocopy (pay copier)​$0.40
​A3 photocopy (pay copier) colour​$4
​A4 lamination​$1.10
A3 lamination​$1.60​
​Public Internet printing (black and white)​$0.30
​Microfilm or subject request printout ​$0.6​0


Page reviewed: 30 Nov 2018 3:30pm