Fees for lost or damaged items
If you have accidentally lost or damaged an item, we’ll only ask you to pay a fair replacement cost based on the item’s age and condition.
Libraries Tasmania does not charge overdue fines.
|Fee type||Fee type|
|Overdue items||No fee when returned|
|Damaged items||Cost of repair or fair replacement cost|
|Lost items||No fee if returned or fair replacement cost|
Fees for other services
We charge on a cost recovery basis for the following services.
Meeting room hire
Some of our libraries have meeting rooms for hire. Fees charged depend on whether it is for commercial use or not-for-profit use. See the fees table on Meeting rooms at your library for more information.
Copying, printing and scanning
|Downloading a digital item from our catalogue; scanning or taking a photograph of an item from our collection; scanning from microfilm||Free|
|Black and white photocopies or printouts from online items or microfilm, A4 or A3||20c per page|
|Colour photocopies; colour printouts from online items||A4 $2.25, A3 $3.15 per page|
|Printouts from microfilm (outside Hobart)||20c|
|Photocopy or printed scan of an item made by our staff for you to collect from your local library||20c per page|
|Interlibrary loan : an item obtained from an external library (e.g. National Library of Australia or State Library of NSW)||standard $32.40|
|Document supply : a photocopy or digital scan of pages from a journal, a book or files, obtained from Libraries Tasmania or an external library (e.g. National Library of Australia or State Library of NSW)||$21.10 for up to 25 pages (per item), $4.90 for each additional|
25 pages or part thereof
|Standard high quality emailed image at 300 ppi A4 sized JPEG or TIFF||$45.00|
|Non-standard high quality image – captured at a specific resolution or requiring special treatment due to their size, proportion or housing||$90.00|
|Urgent order fee (delivery time to be negotiated)||$100.00|
|A copy of Tasmanian audiovisual material such as a film or piece of music||By quotation. See also items for sale.|
On occasion, we may charge a cost recovery fee for an event or program held at one of our libraries.
If you have any questions about fees, please contact your local library.
- Tasmanian archive and heritage films and DVDs
- Allport Museum Shop
- Launceston publications
- Library bags standard $5.00 / premium $10.00 can be purchased in-person at your local library (subject to availability).