Membership is free 
There is no age restriction on joining the library
For full membership conditions click here

Loan Policies

Most items at all libraries have a loan period of three weeks
Magazines are one week issue at some libraries 
DVDs are issued for one week 
Up to 20 items can be borrowed at one time
You can request to have items issued for longer, please ask the library team 


Items can be renewed  if not reserved by others
Telephone renewals are welcomed
Renewal of overdue items may incur a charge
Renewal of rental items will incur an additional rental charge


DVDs are $2 per week 


Fines are charged for overdue materials. Click here for more details.

Replacement Costs

Items which are not returned, lost or damaged may be charged at the cost of replacement. 


Donations to the library are welcome. Donations not required for our collection will be sold via the Friends of the Hurunui Libraries booksales.