Library fees & charges

Membership of Hawkesbury Library Service is free; however there are some fees for lost or damaged items and additional services including:

  • Supply of digital files of photographs or images in the Local Studies collection
  • Library card replacement
  • Public computer visitor card
  • Inter library loans
  • Damaged / lost item
  • Photocopies & printouts
  • Meeting Room hire

For a listing of all Hawkesbury City Council fees and charges, please see the Hawkesbury City Council Operational Plan, Part 2 - fees & charges. Library fees are detailed below:

Fee for three month temporary Library membership for non-residents who live outside of NSW or unable to provide ID, as well as overseas visitorsAs per Professional & Administration fees

Fee Description Conditions 2018/19 Fees (GST Incl)
Merchandise Library bags, maps, plastic, etc.
Range- $0.05 to POA Per item POA
Commission fee on consignment stock Range - 20% to 50%
Per item
POA
Library Activities
Activities range in complexity, amount of consumables and other resources May be a basic activity or an activity involving e.g. an author, artist,  performer, speaker, facilitator or a guided tour or school program
Range: free to POA Per person POA
Range: free to POA Per group POA
Photographs and Images
Supply of digital files of photographs or images in the Local Studies collection
Low resolution digital images downloaded from the Library website For personal use only e.g. Private research or display, reference and study purposes, presentations, Image/s not used for commercial purposes or reproduction Free
General purpose digital files For personal use only e.g. Private research or display, reference and study purposes, presentations, Image/s not used for commercial purposes or reproduction $20.00
High resolution digital files For personal use only e.g. Private research or display, reference and study purposes, presentations, Image/s not used for commercial purposes or reproduction $40.00
Reproduction and commercial use of photographs or images Reproduction rights are not granted with the download or purchase of any digital file of photographs or images
Category A - Local Community Groups Refer to Fees explanatory notes
Free plus Fees for Supply of digital files of photographs or images in the Local Studies collection (low res/general purpose/high res)
POA
Category B Refer to Fees explanatory notes
$50.00 plus Fees for Supply of digital files of photographs or images in the Local Studies collection (low res/general purpose/high res)
POA
Category C Refer to Fees explanatory notes
$50 plus Fees for Supply of digital files of photographs or images in the Local Studies collection (low res/general purpose/high res)
Plus Professional and Administration Fees
POA
Photograph Delivery General purpose digital files may be emailed.
High resolution digital files must be delivered on USB and may be collected or posted.
Email or online delivery  Free
USB and collection   POA
USB plus postage and handling within Australia   $5.00
Card replacement Borrower's cards - lost or damaged
Original card is free
$4.00
Public Computer Visitor Card - One day Cost per day
Time limits apply
Wireless access is free of charge
$3.00
Public Computer Visitor Card - One week Cost per week
Time limits apply
Wireless access is free of charge
$15.00
Temporary library membershipFee for three month temporary Library membership for non-residents who live outside of NSW or unable to provide ID, as well as overseas visitors$30.00
Card replacement Meeting Room Access $25
Ex-Library stock, donations including books and AV formats (poor/good condition) sales   POA
Inter Library Loan from a Special or Uni Library Where applicable, cost recovery of outsourced service plus handling fee 
Inter Library Loan handling fee Per item $3.00
Book or Journal Articles - Black & white First 50 pages POA
Additional 50 pages   POA
Colour copies   POA
Lost or damaged inter library loan items   POA
Damaged, Lost or Non repairable items
Non repairable or Lost item or component of a kit
Replacement cost Plus processing fee POA
Processing fee   $8.00
Repairable damaged item   $10.00
Photocopies & Printouts Black and white
A4 size   20c
A3 size   40c
Photocopies & Printouts Colour
A4 size   $1.00
A3 size   $2.00
Reader printer Microfilm/Microfiche 20c
Scanning - self service Per page Free
Scanning servicePer page5c
Reference research feeFirst 15 minutes of any reference enquiry is free
Then, $40 per hour, or part thereof
POA
Invigilator service (Exam supervision)$40 per hour to cover cost of staff member
Hire of suitable meeting room is student responsibility
POA
Book Club kitsPer Book Club
Valid for 1 year, includes up to 8 books in a set and reading notes.
Up to 11 sets in a year
$80.00
Disc cleaning (DVD/CD)Per disc
One week turnaround
$2.00
Professional and Administration Fees
Staff technical/professional project services-General Manager, Directors, Managers Per hour or part thereof (Min $174.00) $174.00
Staff technical/professional project services-General Per hour or part thereof (Min $130.50) $130.50
Staff technical/professional project services-Administrative/Clerical Per hour or part thereof (Min $87.00) $87.00
Bond Refundable
Category A - Local Community Groups   $100.00
Categories B & C   $200.00
Community Meeting Rooms Hire
Category A - Free to Local Community Groups  Click here for description of Category A Free
Category A - Administration feePer annum$10.00
Category B Click here for description of Category B
Tebbutt Room  
Monday - Friday   8.30am-10.30pm
Saturday - Sunday   9.00am-10.30pm
Not available on Public Holidays
Per hour $20.00
Stan Stevens Studio   
Monday - Friday   8.30am-10.30pm
Saturday - Sunday   9.00am-10.30pm
Not available on Public Holidays
Per hour $13.00
Rozzoli Room   
Monday - Friday   8.30am-10.30pm
Saturday - Sunday   9.00am-10.30pm
Not available on Public Holidays
Per hour $8.00
Category C Click here for description of Category C
Tebbutt Room  
Monday - Friday   8.30am-10.30pm
Saturday - Sunday   9.00am-10.30pm
Not available on Public Holidays
Per hour $39.00
Stan Stevens Studio   
Monday - Friday   8.30am-10.30pm
Saturday - Sunday   9.00am-10.30pm
Not available on Public Holidays
Per hour $28.00
Rozzoli Room  
Monday - Friday   8.30am-10.30pm
Saturday - Sunday   9.00am-10.30pm
Not available on Public Holidays
Per hour $20.00
Community Rooms and Kitchens Cleaning Fee Categories A, B and C
As per Professional & Administration fees
POA
Security or staff call-out FeeAs per Professional & Administration feesPOA
Equipment Hire
Refundable bond on equipment   POA
Failure to pack up equipment and furniture Fee Categories A, B and C
As per Professional & Administration fees
POA
Breakages, loss or damage Where applicable cost recovery for replacement or repairs of community rooms and kitchen contents or building plant and equipment POA

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