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 Fees and charges, 2021-22.

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In the event of a borrower refusing to pay any of the charges outlined below, their membership shall be withdrawn.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

$14.50

$0.00

$14.50

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

per item

$14.50

$0.00

$14.50

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$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 item$28.50$0.00$28.50

Printing and Photocopying

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

Reproduction of Photographs

Fee/charge Description

Unit

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies – Commercial use

per copy

$47.27

$4.73

$52.00

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies – Private/academic use

per copy

$25.91

$2.59

$28.50

Reproduction of photographs – Digital copies – CD Cost

per copy

$2.18

$0.22

$2.40

Reproduction of photographs – Archival quality prints – A4

per copy

$25.91

$2.59

$28.50

Reproduction of photographs – Archival quality prints – A3

per copy

$42.27

$4.23

$46.50

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

$9.86

$0.99

$10.85

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

$27.27

$2.73

$30.00

Spark! Adventurers Club (6 - 8 year olds)

per person

$40.91

$4.09

$45.00

Spark! Explorers Club (9 - 12 year olds)

per person

$40.91

$4.09

$45.00

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

$13.23

$1.32

$14.55

Book Club (annual)

per person

$28.00$0.00$28.00

Computer Training

per person

$3.27

$0.33

$3.60

Library Workshops, Classes, Activities and Events (maximum $40)per person$90.91$9.09$100.00

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

$77.27

$7.73

$85.00

Weekday use Community/non-profit

per day

$110.00

$11.00

$121.00

Weekday use Commercial/Private

per day

$179.09

$17.91

$197.00

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

$65.45

$6.55

$72.00

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

$21.27

$2.13

$23.40

Commercial Use

per hour

$66.82

$6.68

$73.50

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