Library fees & charges

Membership of Randwick City Library is free; however there are some small fees for late, lost or damaged items and additional services. Our fees are detailed below: 

For a detailed listing of all Randwick City Council fees and charges, please see the Randwick City Council Pricing Policy and Statement of Fees and Charges for 2017-18.

Overdue Fees

In the event of a borrower refusing to pay for overdue fees, his or her membership will be withdrawn.

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

per item per day

per item

$0.30

$0.00

$0.30

maximum per item

per item

$15.00

$0.00

$15.00

HSC and Red Hot Read resources per day

per item

$1.00

$0.00

$1.00

Damaged/Lost Item Penalty

In the event of a borrower refusing to pay any of the charges outlined below, his or her membership shall be withdrawn. 

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Large Item Replacement Fee (PLUS replacement cost) - Equipment including - iPad, eReader, laptop

per item

$12.50

$0.00

$12.50

Item Replacement Fee - Includes: Toy Pieces or packaging, locker keys, a/v cases

per item

$12.50

$0.00

$12.50

Magazine
(or replacement by 2 similar items in good condition) 
per item$10.00$0.00$10.00
Uncatalogued paperback
(or replacement by 2 similar items in good condition)
per item$10.00$0.00$10.00
Other adult items
(PLUS replacement cost)
per item$6.50$0.00$6.50
Other children's items
(PLUS replacement cost) 
per item$5.50$0.00$5.50
Lost Borrower's Cardper item$5.00$0.00$5.00

Inter-library Loans

Inter-library Loans will incur a cost per loan and any charges from the supplying institution.

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Inter-library loans

per item

$2.00

$0.00

$2.00

Specialty and University loansper item$16.50$0.00$16.50

Printing, Photocopying and Faxing

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Photocopying/Printing – Black and White – A4

per page

$0.27

$0.03

$0.30

Photocopying/Printing – Colour  – A4

per page

$0.91

$0.9

$1.00

Photocopying/Printing – Black and White – A3

per page

$0.45

$0.05

$0.50

Photocopying/Printing – Colour – A3

per page

$1.36

$0.14

$1.50

Microfiche/Microfilm - Copy per screen display

per page

$0.27

$0.03

$0.30

Facsimile transmission - Sending Local

first A4 sheet

$1.55

$0.15

$1.70

 

per sheet

thereafter

$0.45

$0.05

$0.50

Facsimile transmission - Sending STD

first A4 sheet

$2.27

$0.23

$2.50

 

per sheet

thereafter

$0.45

$0.05

$0.50

Facsimile transmission - Sending ISD

per A4 sheet 
or 3 attempted
transmissions 

$5.55

$0.55

$6.10

Facsimile transmission - Receiving

per 5 sheets

$1.09

$0.11

$1.20

Reproduction of Photographs

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies - Commercial use

per copy

$42.73

$4.27

$47.00

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies - Private/academic use

per copy

$23.64

$2.36

$26.00

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies - CD Cost

per copy

$2.00

$0.00

$2.00

Reproduction of photographs - Archival quality prints – A4

per copy

$23.64

$2.36

$26.00

Reproduction of photographs - Archival quality prints – A3

per copy

$38.18

$3.82

$42.00

Library Stationery

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Sale of library bags

per item

$4.73

$0.47

$5.20

Sale of USB Memory Sticks

per item

$11.64

$1.16

$12.80

Toy and Game Library

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Annual Membership Fee

per year

$46.00

$0.00

$46.00

Per item loan - non Toy Library member

per item

$8.18

$0.82

$9.00

Child Development Workshop - Toy Library Membersper session  FREE
Child Development Workshop - Non Toy Library Membersper session$13.64$1.36$15.00

Children's Programs

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

General Children's programs - Library Member (over 2 years of age)

per person

$4.55

$0.45

$5.00

General Children's programs – non-Library Member (over 2 years of age)

per person

$9.09

$0.91

$10.00

Little Spark! Discovery Club

per person

$23.64

$2.36

$26.00

Spark! Adventurers Club (6 - 8 year olds)

per person

$37.27

$3.73

$41.00

Spark! Explorers Club (9 - 12 year olds)

per person

$37.27

$3.73

$41.00

Page to Stageper person$37.27$3.73$41.00
Term Enrolment (general)per person$10.91$1.09$12.00

Adult Programs

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Term Enrolment (general)

per person

$11.86

$1.19

$13.05

Book Club (annual)per person$25.00$0.00$25.00

Computer Training (non-Gold Card member)

per person

$10.27

$1.03

$11.30

Computer Training (Gold Card member)

per person

$5.14

$0.51

$5.65

Meeting Room Hire

For detailed costs of room hire, please see our venue hire page.

Community Bus Hire

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Weekday use Community/non-profit

per half day

$69.09

$6.91

$76.00

Weekday use Community/non-profit

per day

$98.18

$9.82

$108.00

Weekday use Commercial 

per day

$161.82

$16.18

$178.00

Hiring the driver (minimum 3 hours plus fuel)

per hour

$31.81

$3.19

$35.00

Cleaning fee (Applicable if the bus is not returned in a clean condition)

per hire

$58.18

$5.82

$64.00

Weekday library tripper person, per year$13.64$1.36$15.00
Weekday library trip - Group users, per casual visitper visit$13.64$1.36$15.00

Research Fees

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Personal Use

per hour

$18.64

$1.86

$20.50

Commercial Use

per hour

$59.09

$5.91

$65.00

LINCS – sales

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

CD - Whole Database

per item

$10.27

$1.03

$11.30

Photocopy - Per section or Printed Directory

per section

$5.59

$0.56

$6.15

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