|Effective 1 July 2023||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|
|Internet via public access computers||No charge|
|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.
No charges apply for overdue items, however items not returned will be charged for replacement plus a $10 administration fee so please renew your items.
Library Fines Drop in Waipā: read on (30.05.23).
Click & Collect
Available at any time: Click here.
For a full list of Council fees and charges which apply from 1 July 2023: 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 28 September 2023
Waipā District Libraries Get Active programme for 2023 launches next week with the Ride the Raceway event at Cambridge Raceway. Celebrating the International Day of Older Persons, this event is for push/pedal bikes (including eBikes), starting at 11.30am (Tuesday 3 October). Riders can ride around the Cambridge Raceway circuit for as many times as they feel comfortable up to a 30 minute timeframe.Read on