Issues & Renewals


  • Please bring your borrower card with you. Replacement cards can be purchased for $4.
  • All items are issued for three weeks except DVDs, which are for one week.
  • The receipt slip is your record of when the items are due back to the library.


  • Items may be renewed for a further period on or before their due date.
  • Renewals can be requested in the library, by phone, email or online.


  • You can reserve an item that is currently on issue to another borrower and we will notify you when it is ready to be collected.
  • There is a 50c fee for adults placing a reserve, and no charge for children and young adults.


  • The library will attempt to advise you about any overdue items, as a courtesy service.


  • Fines apply if items are overdue -
    • adult 20c per day per item up to a maximum of $4 per item.
    • child 10c per day per item up to a maximum of $2 per item.
  • Replacement cost will be charged if an item is not returned.

Remember to tell the library if you change your address or other contact information.

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