Waipā is now at Orange in the COVID-19 Protection Framework. For library operations from 13 December, click here.
|Effective 1 July 2021||Admin fee||Loan period|
|New Adult books (less than 2 years old)*||$1.50||21 days^|
|Adult books (older than 2 years)||No charge||21 days^|
|New Adult magazines (less than one year old)||$1.00||7 days|
|Adult magazines (more than a year old)||50c||7 days|
|Children and Teen's books||No charge||21 days|
|Audio books (Free for print-disabled patrons)||$2.00||21 days|
|Jigsaw puzzles||$1.00||21 days|
|Children’s jigsaw puzzles||50c||21 days|
|eBooks||No charge||21 days|
|eAudio books||$2.00||21 days|
|Reserves (adult materials)||$1.50|
|Reserves (child/teen materials)||$1.00|
|Replacement library card||$3.00|
|Renewals (cost depends on item)|
You can borrow up to 30 items at a time, or 50 items for non-resident subscription memberships.
*The age of the book is determined by its original copyright date.
^Titles with multiple holds will automatically have a reduced loan period of 14 days.
*For renewals, normal administration fees will apply.
Please check out our library brochure for further details.
Charges apply for some overdue items so please renew your items.
For a full list of Council fees and charges which apply from 1 July 2021: Click here.
Items may be returned through the ‘After Hours’ slot at the front of each library outside opening hours.
Cambridge Library - the slot can be found on the corner of the building by the bike stand before you walk down the path.
In Te Awamutu the slots are to the right of the main doors.
Posted on 02 December 2021
Waipā District Council have made the decision that to ensure a safer environment for our patrons of all ages, including those vulnerable in our community, that vaccine passes will need to be sighted for entry to our Libraries.
From Monday 13 December, those aged 12 years three months and older will require a vaccine pass to enter the premises.