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The library offers printing, photocopying, scanning, and faxing services, often in more than one department. For more information please stop at the Information Desk, call 708-672-8017, or email cpldas@cretelibrary.org.

Please note, it is the patron’s responsibility to pay for all copies and printouts made, even incorrect or “test” pages and blank pages that may fall at the end of a document. If you are unsure of correct printing procedures, please see a staff member before printing your job.

Printing

Costs

  • Black & white: $0.10 per page/side
  • Color: $0.25 per page/side
The library accepts cash and credit or debit cards for printing. Please note there is a $25 maximum for any one print job on a credit/debit card. If your print job exceeds that amount, you will need to split the job into more than one job. See the Information Desk for more details.

Information

  • Patrons can print documents from any of our public computers and/or laptops.
  • Double-sided prints are not available via the printer, but single-sided prints can be converted to double-sided at our photocopy machine for a cost of $0.20 each. 11×17 prints are also unavailable at the print stations.
  • Documents may also be sent from a home computer to print at the library via our wireless printing service. Visit our Wireless Printing page for details (same printing fees apply).

Copying

Costs

  • Black & white: $0.10 per page/side
  • Color: $0.25 per page/side
Photocopiers only accept cash (up to a $5 bill) and will issue change.

Information

  • The library has two self-service photocopy machines available, one on each floor.
  • Photocopiers will make color or black & white copies on 8.5×11, 8.5×14, and 11×17 paper.
  • Other functions may include double-sided copies, reducing/enlarging, document feeder and sorting for multiple page copies, and more.
  • While library staff will assist to the best of their abilities, it is the responsibility of the patron to pay for all copies, even those to “test” amount of enlargement, quality of copy, etc.

Scanning

Costs

  • Free
There is no cost for emailing or saving scans. Regular printing charges apply to printouts.

Information

  • The library has a self-service scan station for scanning documents/photos.
  • After scanning, documents/photos may be sent via email, saved to a USB drive, sent to the Cloud (via Google Drive, One Drive, or Dropbox), sent to a smart device, or printed.
  • There are a variety of formats in which the documents/photos can be saved, including PDF, JPEG, Word, and more.

Faxing

Costs

Domestic Faxing Fees

  • First Page: $1.75
  • Additional pages: $1.00 each
A credit or debit card is required.

Information

  • The library offers a public fax service for outbound faxes only at a self-service kiosk.
  • A confirmation text can be requested for an additional fee, otherwise a confirmation will print out after each fax.
  • The library does not accept any incoming faxes or provide cover sheets.
  • This service is provided by a third party vendor. Disputes for charges must be directed to Fax24 at 888-271-5666 or www.faxscan24.com.