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 25 cents a 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 a Book
- Reserving an item from another Northern Beaches Libraries branch cost $1.
- Reserving an item from another public library service cost $3 per item. In addition to the $3, reservations from the SWIFT Library Co-op (Ashfield, Botany and Marrickville) will cost you $6 and from universities or TAFE institutions $16.50.
Lost and Damaged Items
From time to time items are lost or damaged. If an item is damaged or lost it will cost you $5 plus the cost of replacing the item.
Replacement Library Cards
If you have lost your card it is replaceable at a small charge. Lost cards cost $1 to replace.
All Fees and Charges
|General Library Services|
|Book Club Subscriptions||$65.00||per club|
|Family History Group Membership||$13.00||per annum|
|Library Programs and Events||Various|
|Replacement Library Membership Cards||$1.00||per card|
|Digital Photographs - High Resolution||$35.00||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||subsequent pages|
|Fax ISD||$8.00||first page|
|Fax ISD||$2.00||subsequent pages|
|Self Service Fax at|
Mona Vale branch
|Request items from other libraries||$3.00||plus additional fees from|
various external institutions
Other Library Network
|Lost and Damaged items||$5.00||plus replacement cost|
|Overdue items||$0.25||up to $10 maximum|
|Printing and Photocopying|
|Photocopy BW A4||$0.20||per copy|
|Photocopy BW A3||$0.40||per copy|
|Photocopy Colour A4||$1.50||per copy|
|Photocopy Colour A3||$3.00||per copy|
|Scanning||$0.20||per scan up to 50MB|
|Commercial Publication Sale||Various|
|Microfiche B&W||$0.20||per copy|
|Meeting Room Hire - small (up to 10 people) - $15.00 per hour for commercial use|
|Meeting Room Hire - medium (11 to 20 people) - $22.00 per hour for commercial use|
|Meeting Room Hire - large (21+ people) - $30.00 per hour for commercial use|
|Meeting Room Hire - medium (11 to 20 people) - $11.00 per hour for not for profit use|
|Meeting Room Hire - large (21+ people) - $15.00 per hour for not for profit use|
|Cancellation of meeting room - full fee if notification within 48 hours|