Fees and Charges

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Fees and Charges

Membership is free to anyone. You can borrow books, use online resources or do your own research, all at no charge. We keep our other charges to a minimum so all members of the community can access our services.

Overdue Items:

If your book or other item is overdue we charge you 25 cents a day per item, up to a maximum of $10 per item. Please note you will be unable to borrow or renew any items, or place a hold on any item until your total overdue charges is reduced to less than $5.

Reserving a Book:

If you reserve a book with us it will cost you $1. Inter-library reservations (where we reserve the book for you from another public library service) will cost $3 per item.  In addition to the $3, Inter-Library reservations from the SWIFT Library Co-op (Ashfield, Botany and Marrickville) will cost you $6 and from universities or TAFE institutions $16.50.

Lost and Damaged Items:

If an item is damaged or lost it will cost you $5 plus the cost of replacing the item.

Replacement and Guest Membership Cards:

If you lose your card a new one will cost you $1, if you only wish to use our printing or computer services, a print/copy card is $2 (print,scan and copy fees apply).

Copyright and your Obligations:

You are welcome to copy and scan material from the Library’s collections provided you meet the requirements 
of the Australian Copyright Act 1968 and and any special requirements applied to our Local Studies collection material.

Copyright information for library clients and staff clearly explained here. Information on copyright provided by the Library does not constitute legal advice. If in doubt, seek legal advice before copying a work.

All Fees and Charges

 

General Library Services    
Book Club Subscriptions $60.00 per club
Invigilation $25.00 per hour
Family History Group Membership $13.00 per annum
Library Programs and Events Various  
Replacement Library Membership Cards $1.00 per card
Library Merchandise Various  
Photographs    
Digital Photographs - High Resolution $35.00 per photo
Digital Photographs for commercial use in publications or television $60.00 per photo
Fax Services    
Fax Local $2.00 per page
Fax STD $3.00 first page
Fax STD $2.00 subsequent pages
Fax ISD $8.00 first page
Fax ISD $2.00 subsequent pages
Self Service Fax at Mona Vale branch $1.50 per page
Borrowings    
ILL requests $3.00
plus additional fees from various external institutions
University/Corporate/TAFE or Other Library Network Various  
Lost and Damaged items $5.00 plus replacement cost
Overdue items $0.25 up to $10 maximum
Holds $1.00 per hold
Printing and Photocopying    
Print/Copy card $2.00 per copy
Photocopy BW A4 $0.20 per copy
Photocopy BW A3 $0.40 per copy
Photocopy Colour A4 $1.50 per copy
Photocopy Colour A3 $3.00 per copy
Scanning $0.20 per scan up to 50MB
Commercial Publication Sale Various  
Microfibre B&W $0.20 per copy
Room Hire    
Meeting Room Hire (Warringah Mall, Dee Why and Glen Street branches) $250.00 per day for commercial use
Meeting Room Hire (Warringah Mall, Dee Why and Glen Street branches) $60.00 per hour for commercial use
Meeting Room Hire (Warringah Mall, Dee Why and Glen Street branches) $100.00 per day for not for profit use
Meeting Room Hire (Warringah Mall, Dee Why and Glen Street branches) $25.00 per hour for not for profit use
Cancellation of meeting room hire for not for commercial use $60.00 for 48hrs or less notification
Cancellation of meeting room hire for not for profit use $30.00 for 48hrs or less notification