Libraries - Ngā Whare Pukapuka
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fees and charges

Rental Charges

Best seller books (per fortnight) $6.00
DVDs either $5.00 or $2.00 (per week)


$1.50 (free for under 18 cardholders)

Overdue Charges (per day)

Books/Magazines $0.50
Best sellers/DVDs $1.50
Audiobooks $0.50
Maximum charge (per item) $16.00
Young People (under 18)
Books/Magazines $0.30
DVDs $1.00
Audiobooks $0.30
Maximum charge (per item) $16.00

Lost item charges

Cost and age determined. There is a minimum $10 charge.

Photocopying/Printing (per page)

A4 black and white $0.20
A3 black and white $0.50
A4 colour $1.00
A3 colour  $2.00


Photocopiers can be used to scan for free. Please bring a usb with you.

Replacement Library Card


Interloans (per item)

Items from other institutions $5.00 - $22.00

Urgent document supply charge

Actual associated costs 

Non-resident Membership

If you do not reside or own property within Taranaki you can join the library for a $20.00 charge every 3 months. This lets you borrow up to 5 items at any one time. Normal charges and overdue fees apply.

Withdrawn Items

Fiction books $1.00
Non-Fiction books $2.00
Paperback Fiction/Magazines 50 cents each 
Children's books free

Library Bags

Library reusable bags $7.00



Research Service

Available through the Taranaki Research Centre.  The first 15 minutes is free then $20 per 15 minutes thereafter.