Fees and Charges

Fees and charges are effective 01 July 2017 - 30 June 2018. A complete list of all Lake Mac Libraries fees and charges 2017-2018 is available at Lake Macquarie City Council Fees and Charges.

If you have any questions about our fees and charges please contact your local branch or send us an email.

Overdue Items


Fee per item per day (from 8th day after due date) $0.20
Maximum overdue fee per item $10.00

Note: Fee charged per item per day from 8th day after due date
Note: No fee applies for juniors, Institutions or Home Library
Note: Depending upon the balance of outstanding fees, borrowing privileges  may be withdrawn

General Library fees


Inter-Library Loan
(Does not include any additional costs which may be passed onto council)
Computer Items Market Price
Inter-Library Loan - Special needs patrons No charge, except those levied by the lending body

Lost and Damaged Items


Lost or Damaged Item Excluded GST catalogue item price



Black and White - A3 Size $0.40
Black and White - A4 Size $0.20
Colour - A3 Size $2.00
Colour - A4 Size $1.00
3D Printing - per 10 minutes print time (or part thereof) $1.20

Fax Service


First page  $2.00
Other pages $1.00
Receiving faxes - per page $1.00