Fees and Charges

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Fees and Charges

Charges $

General fiction, non-fiction, large print, puzzles, magazines, online resources, talking books (CDs) and children's books


Rental fiction

From $1.00 to $2.00 per item
reducing to free as resource ages


reducing to free as resource ages

Overdue charges

Children’s and teen items

Adult items

Processing fee

No charge

$0.30 per item per day

$5.50 per item (for ALL items overdue by 28 days or more)

Placing Holds

From another NZ library (inter-library loan)

from $5.50 per item

Miscellaneous Items

Internet access



$0.20 per A4 page for black and white

$1.00 per A4 page for colour

$0.30 per A3 page for black and white

$1.50 per A3 page for colour


$0.20 per A4 page for black and white

$1.00 per A4 page for colour


$0.20 per page (national)

$0.50 per page (international)

Replacement Card


Lost books

Recommended retail price

Lost book processing fee

$5.50 per item

Debt collection charges

Charges + 20%

Visitor membership

$11.00 per month

Out of District subscription

Membership for Tasman and Nelson residents

$80.00 per annum


Payment options

You can pay your library charges at your library (Blenheim or Picton) by cash or Eftpos. You can also pay online using these details:

  • Bank: BNZ
  • Account Name: Marlborough District Council
  • Bank Account Number: 02-0600-0202861-000

Please enter the following information so we can identify your payment:

  • Reference: Your Library Card number/ UserID (on the back of your Library Card)
  • Code: use the word ‘Library’
  • Include your surname