Coronavirus update (COVID-19)

Hawkesbury Library Service is open for Click and Collect and limited PC use. Please reserve items in the catalogue and we will notify you when they are ready for collection. Reserved items can be picked up from Windsor, Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 1pm or Sunday 2pm to 5pm or Richmond, Monday-Friday 9:30am to 2pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm.

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 Library fees and charges, please see the current year's Operational Plan. Library fees are detailed below:

Per item

Fee DescriptionConditions 2020/21 Fees (GST Incl)
Book Club kits Per 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
Invigilator service (Exam supervision) $40 per hour to cover cost of staff member
Hire of suitable meeting room is student responsibility
POA
Photocopying, Printouts & Scanning  
A4 size B&W $0.20
A3 size B&W $0.40
A4 size Colour $1.00
A3 size Colour $2.00
Reader printer Microfilm/Microfiche $0.20
Scanning - self service Per page Free
 Scanning service Per page $0.05
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 plus research fee: first 15 minutes free. Then $50.00 per hour, or part thereof. POA
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 plus research fee: first 15 minutes free. Then $50.00 per hour, or part thereof. POA
Photographs and Images - Reproduction fee where photographs are owned by Council Reproduction rights are not granted with the download or purchase of any digital file of photographs or images 
Reproduction Fee for Local Community Groups

Local Community Groups are defined as:

a) An organised, volunteer, membership-based group whose objective is to support or engage in activities of public interest and;

b) Operates on a non-profit basis and received no government funding to provide services and;

c) Is located within the Hawkesbury Local Government Area (LGA) or can provide documented evidence that a least 50% of their membership base resides in the Hawkesbury LGA and;

d) Provides community or cultural benefits to the residents of the LGA and;e) Be a non-political group
Free plus:
  • Fees for Supply of digital files of photographs or images in the Local Studies collection (low res/general purpose/high res)
  • Research fee: first 15 minutes free. Then $50.00 per hour, or part thereof.
POA
 Reproduction Fee $50.00 plus:
  • Fees for Supply of digital files of photographs or images in the Local Studies collection (low res/general purpose/high res).
  • Research fee: first 15 minutes free. Then $50.00 per hour, or part thereof.
POA
Photograph and Scan Delivery General purpose digital files may be emailed.
High resolution digital files must be delivered using online delivery service. Fees apply for supply of a USB and postage and handling, where applicable.
 
Email or online delivery   Free
USB   POA
Postage and handling within Australia   $5.00
Card replacement and Temporary Membership  
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
$4.00
Public Computer Visitor Card - One week Cost per week
Time limits apply
Wireless access is free of charge
$15.00
Temporary library membership Fee 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
   
Ex-Library stock, donations including books and AV formats (poor/good condition) sales   POA
Reference or Local Studies research fee First 15 minutes of any reference enquiry is free
Then, $50 per hour, or part thereof
POA
Disc cleaning (DVD/CD) Per disc
One week turnaround
$2.00
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 $4.00
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
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
Meeting Rooms  
Bond Refundable bond - applicable to Local Community Groups and Hirers $100.00
Administration fee - Local Community Groups Per annum $10.00
Meeting Rooms Hire  
Tebbutt Room  
Local Community Groups
 
Local Community Groups are defined as:

a) An organised, volunteer, membership-based group whose objective is to support or engage in activities of public interest and;

b) Operates on a non-profit basis and received no government funding to provide services and;

c) Is located within the Hawkesbury Local Government Area (LGA) or can provide documented evidence that a least 50% of their membership base resides in the Hawkesbury LGA and;

d) Provides community or cultural benefits to the residents of the LGA and; e) Be a non-political group.
  Free
Monday - Friday   8.30am-10.30pm
Saturday - Sunday   9.00am-10.30pm
Not available on Public Holidays
Per hour $39.00
Stan Stevens Studio   
Local Community Groups   Free
Monday - Friday   8.30am-10.30pm
Saturday - Sunday   9.00am-10.30pm
Not available on Public Holidays
Per hour $28.00
Rozzoli Room   
Local Community Groups   Free
Monday - Friday   8.30am-10.30pm
Saturday - Sunday   9.00am-10.30pm
Not available on Public Holidays
Per hour $20.00
Meeting Rooms and Kitchens Cleaning Fee Applicable to Local Community Groups and hirers
As per Professional & Administration fees
POA
Security or staff call-out Fee Applicable to Local Community Groups and hirers
As per Professional & Administration fees
POA
Replacement of Meeting Room access card Meeting Room access $25.00
Cancellation fee Bookings cancelled within five business days prior to booking will be required to pay the standard fee POA
Equipment Hire  
Refundable bond on equipment Applicable to Local Community Groups and hirers POA
Failure to pack up equipment and furniture Fee Applicable to Local Community Groups and hirers
As per Professional & Administration fees
POA
Breakages, loss or damage Applicable to Community groups and hirers. Cost recovery for repair of meeting rooms and repair or replacement of kitchen contents or building plant and equipment POA
Professional and Administration Fees  
Staff technical/professional project services-General Manager, Directors, Managers Per hour or part thereof (Min $182.80) $182.80
Staff technical/professional project services-General Per hour or part thereof (Min $137.10) $137.10
Staff technical/professional project services-Administrative/Clerical Per hour or part thereof (Min $91.45) $91.45

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