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 2019-20.

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In the event of a borrower refusing to pay for overdue fees, his or her membership will be withdrawn.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In the event of a borrower refusing to pay any of the charges outlined below, their membership shall be withdrawn.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

$13.50

$0.00

$13.50

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

per item

$13.50

$0.00

$13.50

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$10.50$0.00$10.50
Other adult items
(PLUS replacement cost)
per item$6.50$0.00$6.50
Other children's items
(PLUS replacement cost) 
per item$6.50$0.00$6.50
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

$1.82

$0.18

$2.00

Specialty and University loans

per 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

$0.18

$0.02

$0.20

Photocopying/Printing – Colour  – A4

per page

$0.45

$0.05

$0.50

Photocopying/Printing – Black and White – A3

per page

$0.27

$0.03

$0.30

Photocopying/Printing – Colour – A3

per page

$0.91

$0.09

$1.00

Microfiche/Microfilm - Copy per screen display

per page

$0.18

$0.02

$0.20

Facsimile transmission - Sending Local

first A4 sheet

$1.64

$0.16

$1.80

 

per sheet

thereafter

$0.45

$0.05

$0.50

Facsimile transmission - Sending STD

first A4 sheet

$2.41

$0.24

$2.65

 

per sheet

thereafter

$0.45

$0.05

$0.50

Facsimile transmission - Sending ISD

per A4 sheet 
or 3 attempted
transmissions

$5.86

$0.59

$6.45

Facsimile transmission - Receiving

per 5 sheets

$1.18

$0.12

$1.30

Reproduction of Photographs

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies - Commercial use

per copy

$45.00

$4.50

$49.50

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies - Private/academic use

per copy

$25.00

$2.50

$27.50

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies - CD Cost

per copy

$2.09

$0.21

$2.30

Reproduction of photographs - Archival quality prints – A4

per copy

$25.00

$2.50

$27.50

Reproduction of photographs - Archival quality prints – A3

per copy

$40.45

$4.05

$44.50

Library Stationery

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Sale of library bags

per item

$5.00

$0.50

$5.50

Sale of USB Memory Sticks

per item

$9.36

$0.94

$10.30

Toy and Game Library

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Annual Toy Membership Fee

per year

$47.00

$0.00

$47.00

Bi-monthly Toy Membership

per item

$7.85

$0.00

$7.85

Child Development Workshop - Toy Library Members

per session  FREE

Child Development Workshop - Non Toy Library Members

per 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

$25.45

$2.55

$28.00

Spark! Adventurers Club (6 - 8 year olds)

per person

$39.09

$3.91

$43.00

Spark! Explorers Club (9 - 12 year olds)

per person

$39.09

$3.91

$43.00

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

$12.59

$1.26

$13.85

Book Club (annual)

per person

$26.85$0.00$26.85

Computer Training

per person

$3.09

$0.31

$3.40

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

$73.64

$7.36

$81.00

Weekday use Community/non-profit

per day

$104.55

$10.45

$115.00

Weekday use Commercial

per day

$170.91

$17.09

$188.00

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

$61.82

$6.18

$68.00

Weekday library trip

per person, per year

$13.64$1.36$15.00

Research Fees

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Personal Use

per hour

$20.23

$2.02

$22.25

Commercial Use

per hour

$63.64

$6.36

$70.00

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