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Library and History Services Fees

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Library and History Services Fees

Library and History Services Fees 2017-2018

Fees applicable from 1 July 2017

Overdue and Lost Items

  • First fine (3 days late) $0.60
  • Subsequent fine per day to a maximum 60 days $0.20
  • Over 60 days – full replacement cost plus processing fee
  • Overdue referral (unique management) external charge $15.60
  • Processing fee for lost or damaged items (only one processing fee payable for
    items returned at the same time) $10.00
  • Lost or replacement library card $5.00
  • Late fees for children 12 years and under – No charge

Interlibrary Loans

  • Base fee plus postage $2.20
  • Recovery costs charged by other libraries – Cost plus GST
  • All libraries excluding NSW Public libraries $30.25
  • SWIFT Libraries "Other library" charges – cost to be born by applicant (plus the
    fees listed above if applicable) Full cost to Council – minimum fee $6.20
  • Academic Interlibrary loan $18.15

Photocopying, printing and scanning

  • A4 black and white page $0.20
  • A3 black and white page $0.40
  • A4 colour page $1.00
  • A3 colour page $2.00
  • Scanning – No charge

Sale of items

  • Used or discarded Library items – Various prices
  • Library bags $5.00
  • Local history books – Up to $50.00
  • Headphones – Up to $10.00
  • USB sticks – Up to $10.00

Local history

  •  Local history research – First half hour free then $100.00/hour
  •  Local history research (health or concession card holder) – First half hour
    free then $50.00/hour

Programming or activities

  • Various activities (excludes baby rhyme time, story time) – Up to $25.00/session
  • Various activities (excludes baby rhyme time, story time) health or concession card
    holder – Up to $15.00/session

Rental of meeting rooms

  • Library use – No charge

Reproduction of Council owned images

  • Commercial rate (web site or graphic) per image $50.00
  • Private use per image (one off use) $25.00
  • Private use with health care card $15.00
  • Commercial rates publishing hardcopy per image $500.00
  • 1 page or less $250.00
  • Cover $500.00


Fees and charges can now be paid via EFTPOS at all Marrickville Library branches. Please note:

  • A 1% transaction fee applies to credit card payments in accordance with Council statutory policy
  • Accepted credit cards are MasterCard and VISA
  • EFTPOS services do not include refunds or cash out