Fees and charges

Prices for using our services

All the fees and charges for the services provided by Whangarei District Libraries.

All prices are GST inclusive.

Membership

Library membership for Whangārei District residents and ratepayers* Free
Library membership for out-of-district residents and visitors**  Free
Replace a regular membership card  Free
Item limit per membership card   30 items

* Library membership for Whangārei District residents and ratepayers expires every 2 years.  You will need to contact us to update your membership details and reactivate your library card.

**Library membership for out-of-district residents expires after 1 year.

Library lending charges

Overdue and lost items

Overdue  charges

For books and other non-rental items

  • per item, per day: $0.40
  • maximum : $10

Lost items

Replacement value of the item plus $10.00 shelf ready process fee.


Uncollected requests or holds

$1.00 per item

To cancel unwanted requests or holds, log-in to My Account or contact us by phone or email.

Audiovisual items and puzzles

DVDs: Movie, TV series and children

Per 1 week

Hearing impaired: one item per visit

Overdue fines: per item, per day

 

$2.00

Free

$0.50

Maximum $20.00

DVDs: General Interest (non-fiction)

Per 2 weeks

Overdue fines: per item, per day

 

Free

$0.40

Maximum $10.00

DVDs: New release movies

Per 3 days

Overdue fines: per item, per day

 

$4.00

$1.10

Maximum $20.00

 CDs: Children's, Māori  and New Zealand Room

Per 1 week

Overdue fines: per item, per day

 

Free

$0.40

Maximum $10.00

Talking books

Per 4 weeks

Overdue fines: per item, per day

 

Free

$0.40

Maximum $10.00

Jigsaw puzzles

Per 4 weeks

Overdue fines: per item, per day

 

Free

$0.40

Maximum $10.00

Interlibrary loans

Loans from New Zealand libraries

  • From a cooperating library: $6.00 per item
  • From a non-cooperating library: at least $19.00 per item
  • Urgent requests: $25.00 to $30.00 per item.

Additional charges from other lending institutions may apply.

There is a $1.00 charge for uncollected interlibrary loans.

Library services charges

Computers and internet

Computers

Whangārei Central Library

- time limited to 60 minutes.

Kamo, Onerahi and Tikipunga Libraries

- time limited to 30 minutes.

Free

Library Wi-Fi

Available only during library opening hours.

Free

Print services

Photocopying and printing

A4 per page:

Black and white

Colour

A3 per page:

Black and white

Colour

 

 

$0.10

$0.20

 

$1.00

$2.00

Scanning

Per page

 

$0.10

3D Printing

Set up fee

Filament

 

$2.00

$0.20 per metre

Laminating

A4 per sheet

A3 per sheet

 

$2.00

$4.00

Meeting rooms at Whangārei Central Library

 May Bain Room

 Standard fees for businesses
Booking fee: per day  $25.00
Plus room hire: per hour or part thereof $25.00
 50% discount for local not-for-profit groups 
 Booking fee: per day  $12.50
 Plus room hire: per hour or part thereof  $12.50

 Supply refreshments

Tea, coffee, sugar, milk, hot and cold water, paper cups

 

$12.00

 Audiovisual system hire

Data projector and sound system: per booking period

 

$30.00

 Leonard Room

 Room hire: per hour or part thereof  $10.00

 Please note: This room is not soundproof.

Projector and refreshments are not available with this room hire.

Display cabinets

Display cabinets are available only at Whangārei Central Library.

Cabinet hire per week $12.50
Maximum hire period 2 weeks

Fax services

Only available at Whangārei Central Library.

0800 numbers $2.00
Local: firs t page $2.00
 National: first page $2.50
 International: first page $3.00
 Receiving faxes: first page $1.00
 All additional pages $0.20 each