Loan periods and charges
|Item||Rental Charge||Issue Period|
|Adult Fiction (includes paperbacks)||Free||3 weeks|
|New Releases Books||$3.00||10 days|
|New Releases DVDs and Magazines||$3.00||10 days|
|Adult magazines||$1.00*||1 week|
|Free Magazines||Free||1-3 weeks|
|TV Series||$5.00||3 weeks|
|Children's DVDs||$2.00||1 week|
|Toys||$1.50 - $3.00||3 weeks|
|*Resident Senior discount applies to Adult magazines||$0.50*||1 week|
Unless the item has been reserved by another borrower, items may be renewed twice, either online, in the library, or by calling 07 348 4177.
If you renew a rental item you will be charged another rental charge.
From 1 July 2022 we have gone Fines Free. This means there are no overdue fines on items that are returned late (unless they become lost). Find out more about this on our Fine Free FAQ page.
- Hold (Reserve) Fee - Applies to all adult items, toys and all DVDs - $1.00 per item.
- Interloans - Applies to all items - $20.00.
- Lost or damaged items - Replacement cost plus administration fee of $3.00 for lost items
- Incorrectly returned items - A minimum charge of $10 to cover postage costs may apply to books from other libraries returned by mistake to Rotorua Library.