Fees and Charges

Joining the library is free, but there are charges for lost or damaged items and for some services. These charges include GST.

Chatswood, Artarmon and Northbridge Library accept EFTPOS and credit card payments. Payments cannot be made over the phone.

View the full list ofWilloughby City Council's Fees and Charges 2023-2024(PDF, 1MB)

Printing, Photocopying and Scanning


Black and white - A4 $0.25, A3 $0.45 per page

Colour - A4 $2.30, A3 $5.60 per page

Scanning $0.15 per page

General Fees and Charges

Overdue fines

Up to 30c per item per day payable by all Willoughby library members 

Replacement library cards $11.00
Inter-library loans charges (from non-public libraries) $32.40
Reservation fee $2.80 per item
Inter-library loans charges (from public libraries) $3.90 per item

Lost or Damaged items

Lost item Replacement cost + processing fee