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Charges and loan periods

Rentals

Item Rental Renewal
Adult New & Popular Fiction $2 for two weeks $2
CDs – Adult & Child

Prices vary

loan periods vary

$2+
DVD/Non book $3+ loan periods vary $3+

Other Service Charges

Service Cost What you do...
Internet Free (half hour at a time) Just call in to your nearest library
B&W Photocopying A4 $0.20 Self Service – Pay at the counter
B&W Photocopying A3 $0.40 Self Service – Pay at the counter
Colour Photocopying A4 $0.50 Self Service – Pay at the counter
Colour Photocopying A3 $1.00 Self Service – Pay at the counter
B&W Printing from PC's $0.40 Ask a Librarian
Interloans outside MPDC $10.00 plus associated costs Ask a Librarian
Reservations within MPDC $1.00 Ask a Librarian or add your own on the OPAC (Library Catalogue)
Lost or damaged items. Cost of repair or replacement, plus administration charge of $15.00 Ask a Librarian
Library Card replacement $4.50 Ask a Librarian
Withdrawn books $1.00 or 3 for $2.00 Pay at the counter

Overdues

Items Charge Per Day Maximum fine total
Adult Rental Books & Magazines $0.50 Cost of item
Adult Non-Rental Books $0.40 Cost of item
Child / Teen Books $0.10 Cost of item

DVD/non book $3.00

DVD/non book $5.00

DVD/non book $10.00

$1.00

$2.00

$3.00

Cost of item

Cost of item

Cost of item

Reference or Overnight loan $5.00 Cost of item

Please note: Overdue charges still apply if renewals are made after the item has become overdue. One day's grace applies only if the book is returned to the library during opening hours on the day following the due date.

Loan Periods

Item

Loan Period

Renewals – only permitted if item is not in demand

Most Non-Rental Books 3 weeks Maximum 2 renewals
Rental Books 2 weeks Maximum 2 renewals
Rental DVDs 1 week Maximum 2 renewals
Non fiction DVDs 3 weeks Maximum 2 renewals
Talking books 2 weeks Maximum 2 renewals
Magazines 2 weeks Maximum 0 renewal
Some Reference & Special books Variable. Librarians will advise you. No renewals

Please Note: Renewals may be made by phone or using our online catalogue. If you want more than 2 extensions or have debt on your account you will have to call into one of our libraries to talk to staff. There is a limit of 20 items.

Stopped Membership Card

Customer's cards will be stopped from further use when amounts owed by the individual or family exceeds $10 and/or more than 30 days has elapsed since the date of first being charged.

Refunds

If an item that has been lost and paid for is returned to the library in good condition within 2 months from the date of payment, a refund may be made. The amount of the refund will be the amount paid, minus any overdue fee that has accrued and/or administration charges. Please bring in your receipt. Payment for individual parts of an item can not be refunded ie tapes, toys, etc.