Printing, copying and scanning

To print, copy or scan you need your State Library membership card or a copy card.
You can print, copy or scan in each floor of the Library.

Once submitted, you have one hour time to print your documents at any printing/copying/scanning machine. 

  • Select Print on your computer and choose your print settings (printing is automatically set to black and white)
  • Enter your card number in the pop up window
  • Swipe your card through the black card swipe box on the right side of the copy/printing machine (your current balance appears on the touch screen)
  • Press OK on the touch screen (a list of your print jobs appears on the touch screen)
  • Select the job you want to print and press Print
  • To logout swipe your card again.
  • Swipe your card through the black card swipe box on the right side of the copy/printing machine (your current balance appears on the touch screen) 
  • Press OK on the touch screen
  • Press the Copy button on the top left of the touch screen
  • Select your copy settings from the options on the touch screen (the machine is automatically set to copy in black and white)
  • Place the material to be copied at the top left corner of the glass or in the document feed tray at the top
  • Press the green Start button to begin copying
  • To logout select the Home icon at the bottom of the touch screen and then swipe your card again.
  • Swipe your card through the black card swipe box on the right side of the copy/printing machine (your current balance appears on the touch screen)
  • Press OK on the touch screen
  • Press the Scan to USB button on the top left of the touch screen
  • Select the Scan to Storage Device icon
  • Insert your USB in the left of the touch screen
  • Click on the USB icon
  • Press Start
  • When finish click on the small USB icon on the bottom left of the screen to unplug your USB
  • Click OK
  • To logout, first press the home icon at the bottom of the touch screen then swipe your card.

Alternatively, you can also scan to a public folder accessible from all computers (therefore not secure for personal details).

For this option:

  • Swipe your card through the black card swipe box on the right side of the copy/printing machine
  • Press the home icon at the bottom of the touch screen
  • Select the Scanner icon on the right
  • Click Scan to network
  • Press Start
  • To logout, first press the home icon at the bottom of the touch screen then swipe your card.

Wi-Fi printing at State Library allows you to print files from your computer. To print online texts, save them in a document first.

The first time you use this service you need to set a password specifically for Wi-Fi printing on your membership or copy card.  Please see a staff member to get a password.  

Once you have obtained your password:

  • Click on the print now button below
  • Enter your library or print/copy card number and Wi-Fi password
  • Upload your document
  • Go to the copy/printing machine to release your print job as per instruction above.

Find the printing rooms by consulting the detailed maps.

Charges

On levels 1 and 3, you can 'top-up' the credit on your library card or buy a copy card for $1 (which includes 30c credit).  

Black and white A4 copies are 20 cents per sheet
  A3 copies are 30 cents per sheet
Colour A4 copies are $1.20 per sheet
  A3 copies are $2.00 per sheet

Ask our staff if you need help at any time.