Library fees and charges

Council adopted the fees and charges which are applicable from 1 July 2013.

Payments must be made in cash at a library – there are no online payment options available. All fees and charges are inclusive of GST. Maximum and minimum charges (*) are set by Moreland’s library service and endorsed by Moreland Council's Director Social Development.

General library charges

Overdue charges

*Maximum $5 per item and $50 per membership card. Borrowing permitted if charges are under $15

25 c per day per item
Reservations No charge. Limit of 10 reservations
Interlibrary loans $3 + fee charged by lending library
Requests $3
Lost membership card $3

Replacement and repair charges

Replacement of lost or damaged items

Cost of item + $6.50 processing fee
(*Minimum $15 to be paid to enable borrowing)

Audio-visual materials (standard repair)


Damaged book (if repairable)

Cost of rebinding

Lost and found administration charge


Printing and photocopying

Black and white computer and Internet printout

Size A4: 20c per copy
Black and white photocopying

Size A4: 20c per copy
Size A3: 40c per copy

Colour photocopying Size A4: $1 per copy
Size A3: $2 per copy
Photocopying card $2 (includes $1 photocopy credit)

Scanning of local history photographs

Digital copy onto CD $10 per image + freight and handling if required

Items for sale

Book sale items: 1 book $1
Book sale items: 5 books $3
Book sale items: Talking book $5
Library bags (Polypropylene) $2
Library bags (Calico) $3

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