Printing in the Library

Printing Costs

Black & white printing is 10¢ per page/side; color printing is 40¢ per page/side. Payment must be made with SFPL copy/print cards. Purchase a copy/print card at any SFPL location for a minimum of $1 or add value to an existing card. Use bills or credit cards (MasterCard, Visa or Discover). Coins are not accepted; change is not given; refunds are not given.

Printing from Library Computers

  • Documents are sent directly to the multifunctional device where patrons will enter their user name and password to print their jobs.
  • Computers on Main floors 3, 4, 5 will print to multifunctional devices in the Copy Rooms on the corresponding floors. Before going to retrieve your print job, check the sticker on your computer to determine which machine your computer prints to.
  • Print jobs from computers on Main floor 1 will be sent to the MFDs near the Information Desk. Before going to retrieve your print job, check the sticker on your computer to determine which machine your computer prints to.
  • Print jobs from computers in SF History Center will be sent to MFD 5A in the Copy Room on floor 5.
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