Fees and charges

Membership is free to anyone. Borrow books, use online resources or do research, all at no charge. We keep our other charges to a minimum so all members of the community can access our services.

Membership and loans


Library membership
Replacement library card$3.50
Overdue loans (per day)50c
Interlibrary loans$5.50*
Friends of Maitland City Library (yearly)$20.00
Friends of Maitland City Library (family)$30.00
Library bags$3.00
Library programmes (per person)Rec.retail price
Library merchandiseRec. retail price
Promotional materialRec.retail price

*plus charges incurred from lending libraries.

Photocopying and printing


Copying and printing
Black and white A420c
Black and white A340c
Colour A480c
Colour A3$1.00
Microfilm printing20c


Library meeting rooms
Meeting room hire - Community Groups/Charities
Hourly rate$15.00
Half day (up to 4 hours)$50.00
Full Day (up to 8 hours)$75.00


Meeting room hire - other
Hourly rate$20.00
Half day (up to 4 hours)$75.00
Full day (up to 8 hours)$140.00


Study room hire
Hourly rate$10.00
Half day (up to 4 hours)$35.00
Full day (up to 8 hours)$70.00
Exam supervision (per hour)$25.00


Library images
Purchasing library images
Digital-personal use (jpeg or tiff)$15.00
Digital-commercial use (jpeg or tiff)$100.00


Printing library images
A4 (210 x 297)$25.00
A3 (297 x 420)$35.00
A2 (420 x 594)$45.00