Schedule of Fees and Charges : Libraries

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST.

LibrariesUnits2020/2021
Thames, Mercury Bay, and Tairua
(NB: not all services are available at all Libraries)
Book rentals for fiction books up to a year old (excludes children's books) Per book $2.50
Book rentals for fiction books over one year old Per book No charge
DVD rentals Per DVD $2.50
Magazine rentals Per magazine $1.00
Talking books (for non-print disabled) Per book $2.50
Membership cards Per card No Charge
Library fines:  
Children Per day Nil
Adult and young adult  
All items (2019/2020) Per day $0.50
Books (excluding rental) Per day REMOVED
Rental Books Per day REMOVED
Magazines Per day REMOVED
DVDs Per day REMOVED
Other Charges:
Interloans Per item $6.00
Photocopy sales: (black &white A4 size) Per page $0.20
Photocopy sales: (black & white A3 size) Per page $0.50
Photocopy sales: (colour A4 size) Per page $1.00
Photocopy sales: (colour A3 size) Per page $2.00
Scanning Per page $0.20
Subscriptions (visitor valid 3 months) Per card $20.00
Internet fees Per session No charge
Printing:  
Black and white Per page $0.20
Colour Per page $1.00
Fax Charges:    
National calls First page $2.50
Following pages $1.00
International calls First page $4.50
Following pages $2.00
Reservation Charges:
Thames, Mercury Bay and Tairua request Per item  $1.00
Whangamata request Per item  $1.00
Thames Library Meeting Room hire:
non-profit users Per half day Free
non-profit users Per day Free
commercial users Per half day $25.00
commercial users Per day $40.00
kitchen Per hire $10.00
cleaning charge (optional) Per hire $10.00
Tairua Library Meeting Room hire:
non-profit users No Meeting Room Available
non-profit users
commercial users
commercial users 
Kitchen