Napier Libraries provide safe and welcoming community spaces, where the informational, recreational and educational needs of everyone are met with free and personalised service
Both libraries oﬀer a variety of collections in multi-media formats which are free to borrow, these collections strive to match the interests and needs of the community.
Napier Libraries holds unique collections such as:
Library Services Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.
All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).
|Library Services Charges||Fee (incl GST)|
|Rentals||Book Rental||No Charge||Children's Compact Disc||No Charge||Book Rental - Best Seller Collection||$6.00||Magazine Rental - Best Seller Collection||$3.00||Compact Disc Rental - per item 14 days||$2.00||DVD Rental - new title, per item 7 days||$4.00||DVD Rental - older item, including Children's, 7 days||$2.00||DVD Rental - series, 14 days||$6.00|
|Extended Loan Charges||All materials except BestSeller books, BestSeller magazines, and console games - per item per day||$0.55||BestSeller Collection - Books and magazines. Per item per day||$1.55||Maximum charge per item||$12.00|
|Interloan Charges||Handling Fee||$7.00||Interloans from libraries that charge an additional fee (handling fee will be additionally charged)||$22.00||Rush Fee (additional to above charges)||$25.00|
|City Loan||Handling Fee||$7.00|
|Visitors from Outside the Hawkes Bay Region||Borrowing Fee||$5.00|
|Membership Cards||Replacement of Membership Cards||$5.50|
|Research Services||Per hour with first 15 minutes free||$50.00||Borrow a Librarian Per 30 min session||Up to $20|
|Photocopying||Per A4 sheet (Black & White 1 x side only)||$0.30||Per A3 sheet (Black & White 1 x side only)||$0.60||Per A4 sheet (Colour 1 x side only)||$0.90||Per A3 sheet (Colour 1 x side only)||$2.20|
|Internet/Email Charges||Per hour||$4.50||Per 30 minutes||$2.50|
|Printout Charges||Microfilm reader printer (per A4 sheet)||$0.60||A4 black & white printouts (per side)||$0.40||A3 Colour Printouts (per side)||$2.50||A4 Colour Printouts (per side)||$1.00|
|Charges Related to Damaged or Lost Items||Fee (incl GST)|
|Note: Books with a high replacement value are priced at the discretion of library management|
|Item Charges||Items are charged at individual purchase price as per catalogue record. If a purchase price is not recorded, a standard replacement cost is charged as per the following average item price table||Individual Purchase Price|
|Books||Fee (incl GST)|
|All Books||up to $50.00|
|Compact Disc||Purchase price of item as per catalogue record, if not available a standard replacement cost will be charged at||$32.00|
|Childrens Puzzles||Children's Puzzles||$32.00|
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