Library – General

All financial members of CFHRG are entitled to free use of our resource centre. Visitors may use the library on payment of a day visit fee of $10.00.

For the comfort and safety of all users of the resource centre, we ask that members and visitors observe a few simple rules:


All members and visitors must sign in and out of the centre.

Cases and bags must be left in the lockers provided free of charge.

Mobile telephones should if possible, be switched off or turned to mute within the club rooms.

No smoking is permitted within the building or surrounds.

Food and drink must not be consumed within the library. Bottled water is permitted however, but must be stored on the floor, and not consumed near any electrical equipment.

Kitchen facilities including a fridge and microwave are available for the convenience of members.. Tea and coffee is available in the kitchen, for a small fee.

Conduct within the Library

It is preferred that pens are not used. Pencils only are to be used and are available at the front desk.

Library items with a checkout card may be removed from the library only by members and all items are to be handled with care.

Researchers are expected to behave in a manner which does not disturb others. Conversations should, where possible, be restricted to areas where research is not being carried out.

Children under 16 years of age must be in the care of an adult club rooms.

Each member has a lettered marker, which is to be used to mark the place of any microfiche removed. One microfiche at a time is to be removed.

The library has shelf markers provided, which are to be used to mark the place of any books removed.

Researchers are encouraged to do their own research. Volunteers are on duty to help researchers use the collections, but should not be asked to perform research tasks which could be undertaken by individuals.

Use of Equipment

Photocopiers may be used only by library volunteers, and fees for copies will be charged. Users are reminded that all copying is subject to copyright laws and must be for personal research purposes only.

When available, microfilm/fiche printers are to be used only by library volunteers. Copies will attract a small fee.

Printouts may be made from computer based resources, but are also subject to a small fee.

Laptops may be used within the library provided they are battery powered. USB drives or other memory devices may be used to copy items from our computers, but they must be free of viruses.

Users may use a digital camera or mobile phone to make copies, provided no flash is used. Users are reminded that copyright provisions apply.


  • Internet Usage/hour – $2.00
  • Photocopy/A4 sheet – 20c
  • Photocopy/A3 sheet – 40c
  • Computer Printout/sheet – 20c