Borrowing Information & Charges

General information about borrowing, loan periods, rental & overdue charges, number of items that may be borrowed, receipts, renewals, visitors cards, lost cards and after hours returns.

We cannot issue items without your library card.


Charges for Holds, City Loans & Interloans

Listed here are charges for placing Holds (reserves), City Loan and Interloan requests.

Holds Charges
  • $1.10 per item, payable at time of collection.

Services - Charges

Charges for the following services:

  • Photocopying
  • Internet & email, wordprocessing
  • Faxing
  • Printing
  • Scanning
  • Blank disks
  • Laminating and book covering

Research Charges

Assistance with finding and using information is usually free of charge.

However if you would like a librarian to do research on your behalf, charges may be involved. Our standard research charges then apply and these are listed below.  We will consult you before we undertake any activity involving charges.

There are some charges for non members using our Ask a Librarian services.


Wifi at HCL Hotspot

Wireless internet is available at Hastings Library, using our HCL Hotspot.

Access is free and run through timecode tickets available at the desk. Access is strictly one hour per person, per day.

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