Wellington City Libraries

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Printing, Photocopying & Fax services

Printing at the library

Printing Services

Need to print a document? You can do this at all our library locations, on our free and paid Internet computers. Printing charges are:

per A4 sheet per A3 sheet
Black & white $0.20 $0.40
Colour $0.50 $1.00

('Sheet' in this context is charged as a page of text. If you wish to double-side your copying, print charges will be per printed side of each page.)

Both our free and paid Internet computers have Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and OpenOffice available for typing up documents. Session limits on these computers mean that we recommend you have with you a USB device for saving your documents – all documents not saved to external storage at the end of a session will be lost.

You can also bring in documents already stored on a USB drive and print them on our Free Internet computers, or use our Paid Internet computers to access documents stored in your email or on a cloud storage service such as Google Drive.


Although wifi is available in all our locations, printing must be done from a library computer – personal laptops and other devices are unable to send documents to library printers.


All our libraries have photocopiers available, and can make both black and white copies, and colour copies. Photocopying charges are as below:

per A4 sheet per A3 sheet
Black & white $0.20 $0.40
Colour $2.00 $3.00

Photocopy cards

If you have a large number of copies to make, photocopy cards can be purchased from library staff for $5. These are pre-loaded with $5 photocopying credit.


Faxing is available at most of our library branches (excluding Karori Library, Cummings Park Library and Khandallah Library).

Charges for local, national and international faxes are as follows,

$4 base charge per fax, plus:

  • Local: first 10 pages no extra charge, then 50c a page
  • National: $1.50 per page
  • Australia: $4.00 per page
  • International: $6.00 per page
  • 0800 $4.00 per page

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