Copying Printing, Scanning, and Fax Services
A public photocopier is available at the library. The photocopier is self service via a vending machine attached to the copier. The vending machine accepts nickels, dimes, quarters, dollar coins, and $1.00 and $5.00 bills.
The photocopier can produce both black/white and color copies. Black and white copies are $0.15 per page, color $0.50 per page. The copier can print on one or both sides of the paper, and can enlarge and reduce. Both letter and legal size paper are available.
The library photocopier allows patrons to scan either directly to a USB thumb drive, or send scans to an e-mail address. There is no charge for either service.
A self-service public fax machine is available at the library. It is located in the lobby of the library near the entrance to the meeting room.
The system is operated via a phone on the fax machine. When a patron picks up the handset, an automated attendant walks the patron through the steps to send a fax. Payment is made via credit or debit card. Please call the library for information on current faxing rates.
A self-service print system is available at the library. The print system is self-service via a vending machine attached to the print release station. The vending machine accepts nickels, dimes, quarters, dollar coins, and $1.00 and $5.00 bills.
Begin by logging on to a public library computer and sending a print job. The job is tied to your library card number for easy retrieval at the print release station.
The printer can produce both black/white and color prints. Black and white prints are $0.15 per page, color $0.50 per page. Both letter and legal size paper are available.
Pella Public Library is pleased to offer MobilePrint, which allows you to submit a print job to the library from any device with an Internet connection, anywhere in the world! There are three easy methods for submitting print jobs:
- Visit the web portal and upload your documents to be printed.
- Email your documents as attachments to either
- Download the PrinterOn mobile printing app from either the Google Play store or the iTunes App Store. Yes, you can now print from smartphones!
For complete instructions, please see the MobilePrint Instructions (PDF)
Full-color banner printing is available through the library. Banners cost $5.00 per sheet. A banner sheet is approximately 11.5 inches by 40 inches or 297 millimeters by 1016 millimeters. Banners may be either landscape or portrait orientation.
Banner printing is a drop-off service. You must provide a USB flash drive containing the banner file along with a Banner Printing Request Form (PDF), and allow 1 business day for the job to be completed. Payment is due at the time the request is made. If the banner cannot be printed or we refuse to print the job for some reason, your money will be refunded. There are no refunds offered on completed banners.
Banner files must be created in Microsoft Publisher with exact dimensions of 11.49 inches by 40 inches. If you do not have Microsoft Publisher, it is available for use at the Library. You can download blank PUB file templates (Microsoft Publisher required to open) Horizontal (landscape) Banner Template (.PUB Microsoft Publisher File)
To ensure that the fonts used in your document do not change from your original intentions, you may also wish to embed the fonts in your Publisher file.