Printing Charges

  • Black & White: The first 3 printed pages are free. A charge of $.15 per page applies after the first 3 printed pages.
  • Color: $.40 per page

Wireless Printing

Wireless printing is available at all San Mateo County Libraries.

Automatic Payment Machines (APM)

The following libraries have Automatic Payment Machines:


  • Scan your Library Card or type in your library account number.
  • Your current balance is displayed.
  • Insert the amount you wish credited to your account in dimes, nickels, quarters, $1.00 and $5.00 bills. The APM does not give change
  • Press ENTER.

 More Information

  • When you begin your computer session you are advised of your account balance.
  • Any credit remaining after you have finished printing can be saved for future use. There is no time limit on when credit must be used.
  • If you need to leave the computer to add money to your account, return to PERSONAL SESSION TIMER screen and lock the computer.