Charges & Loan Periods

While there is a cost for some services, there are still a wide range of services that can be accessed for free. Around 97% of the library collection can be borrowed for free. It is also free to use library facilities, access WiFi on devices, access and search the internet on library computers and use the libraries’ information services.

Loyalty cards

Loyalty cards are available for our DVD, Playaway and Hot Picks collections. Borrow five and the sixth loan is free.

Borrowing, overdue and subscription services

Item BorrowedCharge $
Books 0
Magazines 0
CD Audio books (adult) 0
Playaways2
Rental adult DVDs (7 days) 3
Rental junior DVDs (7 days) 2
Rental DVD sets (14 days) 5
Hot Pick rental books 2.50
Interloans 7 - 20

Overdue charges per day

 
Rental Hot Picks 1
Rental DVDs 1
Books (adult cards) 0.50
Books (junior cards) 0
Audio books (adult) 0.50

Replacement membership cards

 
- adult 4
- children 4

Subscription fees for out of district borrowers

 
- 6 month subscription 90

Printing and copying

 A4A3
Printing black and white copy, per sheet 0.20  
Photocopying black and white 0.20 0.40
Photocopying colour 2 4
Laminating 2 3
Scanning - up to 5 pages 1 1

Meeting Rooms

RoomLocal Council/Not for profit organisationBusinesses
Leeston Community Room $5 flat rate $15 per hour $20 per hour
Darfield 1A & 1B combined $5 flat rate $15 per hour $25 per hour
Darfield 1A, 1B, 2 & 3, each $5 flat rate $10 per hour $20 per hour