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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.

Overdue Items

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. Mona Vale Library members can pay online.

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 and Guest Membership Cards

If you have lost your card it is replaceable at a small charge. Lost cards cost $1 to replace. If you only wish to use our printing or computer services, a guest card is $2.

All Fees and Charges

General Library Services
Book Club Subscriptions $60.00 per club
Invigilation $25.00 per hour
Family History Group Membership $13.00 per annum
Library Programs and Events Various  
Replacement Library Membership Cards $1.00 per card
Library Merchandise Various  
Photographs
Digital Photographs - High Resolution $35.00 per photo
Digital Photographs for commercial use in publications or television $60.00 per photo
Fax Services
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 $1.50 per page
Borrowings
Request items from other libraries $3.00
plus additional fees from various external institutions
University/Corporate/TAFE or Other Library Network Various  
Lost and Damaged items $5.00 plus replacement cost
Overdue items $0.25 up to $10 maximum per item
Holds $1.00 per hold
Printing and Photocopying
Print/Copy card $2.00 per copy
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
Room Hire
Meeting Room Hire (Warringah Mall, Dee Why and Glen Street branches) $250.00 per day for commercial use
Meeting Room Hire (Warringah Mall, Dee Why and Glen Street branches) $60.00 per hour for commercial use
Meeting Room Hire (Warringah Mall, Dee Why and Glen Street branches) $100.00 per day for not for profit use
Meeting Room Hire (Warringah Mall, Dee Why and Glen Street branches) $25.00 per hour for not for profit use
Cancellation of meeting room hire for not for commercial use $60.00 for 48hrs or less notification
Cancellation of meeting room hire for not for profit use $30.00 for 48hrs or less notification