Fees and Charges

It's free to borrow most items. This page explains fees and charges for borrowing, overdue items and other library services.

Rental Charges

Children's items free of charge  
Young Adult's items free of charge  
Adult Fiction & Non-fiction (older than 2 years) free of charge  
New Adult Fiction & Non-fiction * $1.50 for 3 weeks
New Large Print * $1.50 for 3 weeks
Magazines 50c for 2 weeks
DVDs $4.00 for 2 weeks

* new items are items less than two years old

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Overdue Charges

Tasman District Libraries does not charge overdue fines. Read more here.

You can renew overdue items provided they are not reserved.

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Interloan Charges

Interloan charges apply when you borrow items from other libraries. Some libraries charge a higher fee for this service than others.

Standard charge (Reciprocal libraries)


Standard charge for child members (Reciprocal libraries)

free of charge

Non-reciprocal libraries


Non-reciprocal libraries for child members

fee as charged by the lending library

  • There is a minimum charge of $5.00 per interloan for adult members.
  • Once an Interloan request has been placed, the charge is non-refundable unless the item cannot be supplied.
  • The Interloan fee must be paid when you collect the item.
  • There are additional fees for Interloans supplied urgently or by overseas libraries, and also some New Zealand libraries.
  • More about Interloan fees and policies.

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These charges relate to printing from our public internet computers.

Black and white  
A4 20c
A4 double-sided 40c
A4 $2.00
A4 double-sided


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Black and white  
A4 20c
A4 double-sided 40c
A3 40c
A3 double-sided 80c
A4 $2.00
A4 double-sided $4.00
A3 $2.00
A3 double-sided $4.00


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Other Charges

Lost or damaged items Replacement cost + $8.00 admin fee
Holds within Tasman District Library $2.00
Holiday Membership $10 per month
Replacement membership card $3.00

Paying Charges online

You can pay library charges (we don't charge for overdue items, but we do charge for lost books) via internet banking with Tasman District Council. For details on how to make payments via internet banking visit the Tasman District Council website.

Please note that it may take a couple of days for the payment to clear and for us to update your library account.


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