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Fees and Charges

While borrowing is free, some charges do apply.

Printing and Photocopying fees

Black and White

  • A4 - 25 cents
  • A3 - 30 cents


  • A4 - $1.20
  • A3 - $2.40


Overdue charges

  • 30 cents per day per item
  • If  there are any fines and charges, customers are debarred and are not able to borrow items until the account is clear.
  • Overdue charges do not prevent customers from using the public computers or Wi-Fi.
  • Items left in the chute after hours are regarded as having been returned on the next day the library is open.


Lost item refunds

The cost of lost items can be refunded if the item is returned to the library within three (3) months of being paid for and the receipt is provided.  The refund can also be used to pay any outstanding fees on your account.


Other charges

  • Items overdue for longer than 90 days will be deemed as lost, and replacement costs will apply. Replacement costs are calculated on an individual item basis. 
  • A processing fee of $10.00 will apply to all lost and damaged items.
  • Replacement disc from a talking book set $16.50
  • Missing labels OR barcode $3.30
  • Missing labels AND barcode $5.50
  • Replacement battery cover or lanyard for Playaways $0.80.
  • Binding on application
  • Inter Library Loans $3.00
  • Unpaid debts may be referred to a debt collection agency.
  • No replacement or processing charges will apply to babies' board books.

Please refer to the Frankston City Council's Rates and Charges Hardship Policy for further information.

Other forms you may need include:


Replacement, lost and stolen membership cards

Where a library card is lost or stolen, library members are responsible for any items borrowed on their card until the loss is reported to the library.

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