Printing & Photocopying

You can print at any library branch. All branches except Todmorden Room offer photocopying.

Cost

TYPE OF PRINTING/COPYING COST PER PAGE*
Black and white $0.15
Colour (at Toronto Reference Library only) $0.55

*Double-sided counts as two pages.

How to pay

To pay for printing and photocopying, you need to add money to a copycard account. You can do this online or at any library branch.

  1. Go to the Copycard Payment Service.
  2. Sign in with your library card number and PIN.
  3. Choose the amount of money to add to your account. (The maximum is $50.00.)
  4. Pay using a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express).

You can also add money to your copycard account at a library branch. Speak to staff for help.

How to print

Submit a print request

You can do this anywhere you have an internet connection - including from home before you go to the library.

Once you have submitted a request, you can print it at any printer in any library branch.

  1. First, make sure you have a copycard account (see steps above).
  2. Go to the Online Printing Service.
  3. Sign in with your library card number and PIN.
  4. Choose Toronto Public Library - Printers.
  5. Choose the file or web page you want to print.
  6. Select options (paper size, duplex, orientation).
  7. Click Continue to submit your request.

You can go to a library printer and print your request right away, or wait and do it anytime during the next 48 hours. (After 48 hours, the request is deleted from the Online Printing Service.)

Sign in at the printer

Go to the printer at any library branch.

  1. On the digital console beside the printer, sign in with your library card number and PIN.
  2. Choose your print job and select Print.