Fees and loan periods

Loan Periods

All items are three week issues except from Best Sellers, magazines and DVDs which are a one week issue and interloans whose loan period differs on an individual basis.

Fees and Charges

Using the library is free, apart from these fees and charges:

Rental Items:
Best Sellers
$3.00  (1 week issue)
$3.00  (1 week issue)
Rental Fiction
$1.00  (3 week issue)
Overdue DVDs and Best Sellers
$1.00 per item per day
Final Overdue Notice Fee
$5.00 (charged if the library is required to send three overdue notices to you for item/s).
Replacement Library Card/s
Adult member       $2.00 per card
Junior member     $1.00 per card
Interloans (outside Kaipara area)
Books, DVDs and articles $5.00 per item from libraries with reciprocal agreements, $20.00 from libraries without reciprocal agreements.
Lost/damaged items
Replacement cost or mending fee charged per item plus a $6.00 administration fee.
Photocopying Charges - Self-Service:
Black and white:  
A4 sheet
$0.20 each
A3 sheet
$0.40 each
A4 sheet
$2.00 each
A3 sheet
$4.00 each
Fax: $1.00 National $3.00 International
Scanning: $1.00 up to 10 pages - 10 pages thereafter.

Printing from internet computer: (Black and white only)

$0.20 per page



Online requests 

Kaipara District Council
0800 727 059 (24 Hours)
Phone: +64 9 439 7059
Email: council@kaipara.govt.nz


Office hours: 8 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday

Address: 42 Hokianga Road, Dargaville 0310
Address: Unit 6, The Hub, 6 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai 0505

Mail: Private Bag 1001, Dargaville 0340


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