Membership is free. You can borrow books, use online resources or do your own research, all at no charge. We keep our other charges to a minimum so all members of the community can access our services.
If your item is overdue we charge you 30 cents per day per item, up to a maximum of $10 per item. You will be unable to borrow or renew any items, or place a hold on any item until your overdue charges are reduced to less than $5.
Reserving an Item
Any items that are available on the shelf at any of our libraries, will be transferred to your pick up branch for free.
If items are out on loan or are new items still being processed, a $2.00 reservation fee will apply.
Requesting an Item from another library service
- Requesting an item from another public library service - cost $3 per item.
- Requesting an item from a University/Corporate/TAFE or other non-public Library Network will be at cost.
Lost and Damaged Items
If an item is damaged or lost - cost $5 per item plus the cost of replacing the item.
Replacement Library Cards
If you have lost your card it can be replaced - cost $2 per card.
All Fees and Charges
|Book Club Subscriptions||$65.00||per club per annum|
|Family History Group Membership||$13.40||each per annum|
|Program Entry||Various||per person|
|Library Merchandise||Various||per item|
|Replacement Library Membership Cards||$2.00||per card|
|Digital Photographs - High Resolution||$36.00||per photo|
|Digital Photographs for|
commercial use in publications
|Fax Local||$2.00||per page|
|Fax STD||$3.00||first page|
|Fax STD||$2.00||per subsequent page|
|Fax ISD||$8.00||first page|
|Fax ISD||$2.00||per subsequent page|
|Self Service Fax at|
Mona Vale branch
Northern Beaches Council Inter-Library loan (item requested from another library service for transfer)
other non-public Library Network
|At cost||per item|
|Lost and Damaged items||$5.00||per item plus replacement cost of item|
|Overdue items||$0.30||per item per day, up to $10 maximum per item|
|Reservation transfer from another Northern Beaches Library||Free||per hold/reservation if item is available|
|Hold item||$2.00||per hold/reservation if item is out on loan or being processed|
Printing and Photocopying
Please note: Funds added to library membership cards for printing, photocopying and scanning are non-refundable.
|Photocopy BW A4||$0.20||per copy|
|Photocopy BW A3||$0.40||per copy|
|Photocopy Colour A4||$2.00||per copy|
|Photocopy Colour A3||$3.00||per copy|
|Scanning||$0.30||per scan up to 50MB|
|Commercial Publications Sale||Various|
|Meeting Room Hire commercial use small (capacity up to 10 people) - $15.00 per hour|
|Meeting Room Hire commercial use medium (capacity 11-20 people) - $22.00 per hour|
|Meeting Room Hire commercial use large (capacity 21+ people) - $30.00 per hour|
|Meeting Room Hire non commercial medium (capacity 11-20 people) - $11.00 per hour|
|Meeting Room Hire non commercial large (capacity 21+ people) - $15.00 per hour|
|Booking cancellation (less than minimum 48 hours notice provided) - $30.00 per booking|