Library fees & charges

Membership of Randwick City Library is free; however there are some small fees for 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.

Damaged/Lost Item Penalties or Replacement Charges

In the event of a borrower refusing to pay any of the charges outlined below, their membership shall be withdrawn.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, laptop

per item

$14.00

$0.00

$14.00

Item replacement fee - Includes: toy pieces or packaging, locker keys, a/v cases

per item

$14.00

$0.00

$14.00

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$11.00$0.00$11.00
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

Special and University loans

per itemup to $28.50$0.00up to $28.50

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

$1.68

$0.17

$1.85

 

per sheet

thereafter

$0.45

$0.05

$0.50

Facsimile transmission - Sending STD

first A4 sheet

$2.45

$0.25

$2.70

 

per sheet

thereafter

$0.45

$0.05

$0.50

Facsimile transmission - Sending ISD

per A4 sheet 
or 3 attempted
transmissions

$6.00

$0.60

$6.60

Facsimile transmission - Receiving

per 5 sheets

$1.23

$0.12

$1.35

Reproduction of Photographs

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies - Commercial use

per copy

$46.36

$4.64

$51.00

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies - Private/academic use

per copy

$25.45

$2.55

$28.00

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies - CD Cost

per copy

$2.14

$0.21

$2.35

Reproduction of photographs - Archival quality prints – A4

per copy

$25.45

$2.55

$28.00

Reproduction of photographs - Archival quality prints – A3

per copy

$41.36

$4.14

$45.50

Library Stationery

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Sale of library bags

per item

$5.41

$0.54

$5.95

Sale of USB Memory Sticks

per item

$9.64

$0.96

$10.60

Toy and Game Library

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Annual Toy Membership Fee

per year

$48.00

$0.00

$48.00

Bi-monthly Toy Membership

per item

$8.00

$0.00

$8.00

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

$26.36

$2.64

$29.00

Spark! Adventurers Club (6 - 8 year olds)

per person

$40.00

$4.00

$44.00

Spark! Explorers Club (9 - 12 year olds)

per person

$40.00

$4.00

$44.00

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

$12.91

$1.29

$14.20

Book Club (annual)

per person

$27.50$0.00$27.50

Computer Training

per person

$3.18

$0.32

$3.50

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

$75.45

$7.55

$83.00

Weekday use Community/non-profit

per day

$107.27

$10.73

$118.00

Weekday use Commercial/Private

per day

$175.45

$17.55

$193.00

Hiring the driver (minimum 3 hours plus fuel)

per hour

$31.82

$3.18

$35.00

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

per hire

$63.64

$6.36

$70.00

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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