Printing Services, Public Computers and Wi-Fi


Printing Services

A CCPL library card is required to access printing, copying, scanning and faxing services.

Printing Documents

Print your documents at any library location. Use any public computer (except catalog computers) or print from your own devices using wireless printing. A library card is required to access printing services, fees apply.

Wireless Printing

Print from anywhere with an internet connection using your laptop or personal device via our ePRINTit document uploader page. You will not be charged for documents you submit through the wireless service until you pick them up. Prints can be released from the ePRINTit service from any library location. Fees apply.

Supported file types: pdf, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .bmp, .tif, .tiff, .doc, .docx, .pub, .rtf, .htm, .txt, .html, .xlsx, .xls, .pptx, .ppt, .odt, .xps, .ods, .odp

Copying Documents

Document copying is available at any library location. A flatbed copier for documents up to legal size and an automatic document feeder are available at each station. A library card is required to access copying services, fees apply.

Printing and Copying Formats and Sizes

  • Black-and-White
  • Color
  • Letter*
  • Legal*

*Inserting personal stationery into the printer or tampering with the paper supplies in the printer trays is strictly prohibited. Only the listed page sizes are available.

Faxing Documents

Fax documents from the stations at all library locations.

  • First page - $2
  • Additional pages - $1 per page

A confirmation/status page will be provided for free. A library card is required to access faxing services.

Scanning Documents

Free document scanning is available at all library locations. A flatbed scanner for documents up to legal size and an automatic document feeder are available at each station. Documents are scanned as a .pdf file and saved to your own USB drive or can be sent to an email address. Max file size for scan to email may be limited by your email service provider.

A library card is required to access scanning services.


  • One-sided, black and white, letter/legal size* - 15 cents per sheet
  • Two-sided, black and white, letter/legal size* - 30 cents per sheet
  • One-sided, color, letter/legal size* - 50 cents per sheet
  • Two-sided, color, letter/legal size* - $1 per sheet
  • Faxing - $1 per page

*Inserting personal stationery into the printer or tampering with the paper supplies in the printer trays is strictly prohibited. Only the listed page sizes are available.

How To Pay

Fees are deducted from your library card account. To load money on your library card account: Pay with cash, check or credit card at the library service desk.

Questions About Printing Services

Please call 804-751-2275 or complete the Contact a Librarian form.

Free Public Wi-Fi Access

All locations offer free Wi-Fi access through the Citizen Wi-Fi network. No password is needed.

Public Computers

Photo of person sitting at computer station looking at screen

Chesterfield County Public Library has computers available for customer use at all locations. Workstations have been moved throughout the buildings to allow for spatial distancing. With a CCPL library card, you can access the internet and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Some libraries offer specialized computers – please call 804-751-2275 with questions.

Computer Session Time and Extensions

The initial computer session lasts for 120 minutes. You can extend your time in nine 60-minute increments, for a total of 660 minutes per day.

Log On with Your Library Card

If you have a library card, you can log on to any library computer with your library card and PIN. If you do not have a library card or if you have trouble logging on, please ask a staff member for assistance.


Each cardholder may have one active session or reservation at a time. A reservation is not needed if a computer is available when you come to the library. If all computers are in use, use the Reservation Station to reserve the next available computer. You may reserve a computer online up to a week in advance of your visit.


Laptops are available in most libraries and may be checked out by adult cardholders for two hours of in-house use.


All library computers and Wi-Fi connections have filtering technology. The filter is set to block graphic pornography. If you would like a site to be blocked or unblocked, speak to a staff member. Computers in the children’s area may be filtered more strictly.

Technology Acceptable Use Policy

Before using a computer, you will need to agree to the Technology Acceptable Use Policy.

Technology Acceptable Use Policy

I understand and agree to comply with all of the following conditions, without exception or right to appeal.

  1. My use of Library technology is a privilege. My failure to comply with these procedures in their entirety can result in revocation of my device use privileges from as little as one day to permanent loss, at the reasonable, legal discretion of any Library staff member.
  2. The Chesterfield County Public Library may change these policies at any time and without notice. I agree to comply with such modified policies as part of the conditions of technology use. My failure to read and/or understand these conditions in their entirety does not constitute a Library-acceptable reason for my failure to comply with them. No Library staff member may alter or waive any condition of this Technology Acceptable Use Policy.
  3. I will comply with all local, state, and federal laws, as well as the Chesterfield County Public Library and County of Chesterfield policies and procedures.
  4. I will not violate any local, state, or federal statute regarding obscenity, pornography, or delivery to minors any material deemed harmful to them.
  5. I will not violate any local, state, or federal statute regarding copyright. My use of this technology and its abilities to reproduce information or data files is my acknowledgement of my responsibility for compliance with all copyright laws.
  6. I will limit my use to the maximum allotted time per day or per checkout period, which are subject to official change at any time. Such official changes may not be promptly posted as part of these conditions. However I will abide by them based upon their effective date.
  7. I will use my own account only on library computers and will maintain one active log-on ID at any time.
  8. I will not permit others to use my account for computer use at any time or for any reason.
  9. I will not share my logon ID with others or use the logon ID of family, friends or any other users.
  10. I will pay for all pages that I print at the Library's currently-prevailing rates. The Library will not provide refunds for any remaining print credit balances on the system. I will not insert my own stationery into Library printers, nor will I tamper with the paper supplies in the printer trays.
  11. The Internet contains information, both written and pictorial, which may be offensive or harmful to me or to others. The Library does not supervise children's use of the Internet and such use is a parent/guardian's exclusive responsibility. I therefore release and hold harmless the Chesterfield County Public Library and the County of Chesterfield from any and all liabilities whatsoever associated with exposure to:
    • Any information, machine-readable file, picture, graphical representation, or illustration that
      • I, or
      • Any party for whom I am responsible
    • May encounter while using any Library technology, whether or not the aforementioned information, machine-readable file, picture, graphical representation, or illustration
      • Appears on or
    • Is delivered through the computer that
      • I operate or
      • Is operated by any other user
  12. I may not access sexually explicit sites on any Library device. I agree to this condition, whether or not the filter is effective in blocking such sites. I will leave the Library immediately if asked to do so for violating this condition.
  13. All computer users must register personally and individually with the two acceptable credentials for computer use. My card is the property of the Chesterfield County Public Library and I will immediately relinquish my card upon request by any Library staff member.
  14. I create, store, and use personal files/electronic documents at my own risk, whether created, accessed, or stored locally or remotely. I agree that neither the Chesterfield County Public Library nor the County of Chesterfield is responsible for the loss or damage to such local or remote personal electronic documents, or the diskettes, files, or any other media upon which they are stored. These conditions apply to all media that I bring into the Library or I purchase from the Library.
  15. I will store my personal files/electronic documents only in areas permissible for such storage. Such areas are clearly designated as user storage areas, and I will assume that any area without such clear designation is off-limits for my use, even if accessible to me. The other permissible storage area includes removable media.
  16. Library devices are public-use devices. I am fully responsible for any breaches of security to or violation of my privacy that may arise out of my use of these public devices. I assume responsibility for the safe and complete removal of any personal files/electronic documents I access while using Library technology.
  17. I will not use Library technology to violate the privacy of anyone else. I further understand and agree that I will not use a Library device to commit or attempt to commit any crime.
  18. The public use computers have session time limits. If my session ends before I successfully save any data files, these files are no longer available. If the computer re-starts, whether I perform this operation voluntarily or because of computer failure, all files that I have created and saved on the hard drive are erased and are no longer available.
  19. I can and will be held responsible for any damage I may cause to the Library's technology, including repair/replacement costs from the use of damaged media or virus-infected files.
  20. I may connect USB devices to the ports on the front of the CPU cabinet only. I further understand and agree that the Library staff can neither instruct nor assist in the use of any such devices.
  21. No one, Library staff or others, may install or run software that is not already installed and operational on the public computers. This applies to all removable media and devices attached to the computer through any port.
  22. I will not endanger, tamper with, or reconfigure the device hardware or software. This includes, but is not limited to, the default settings for browser home pages, desktop, or shortcuts. It also includes the protective shields on the computer monitors which willremain in place at all times.
  23. Network connection ports are for the exclusive use of Library-furnished equipment. I will not attach any personal device directly to such network ports.
  24. icrosoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher are available at all computers except Library Catalog-only designated machines. Staff members may provide limited assistance for basic startup procedures but cannot offer in-depth personal instruction on software applications. Printed instructional materials are available to users. Training classes are offered periodically at each branch. Please inquire at the adult or children's reference desk for information or visit the Library's computer class Web site for further information.
  25. The Library's Web pages contain links to other Web pages. Neither Chesterfield County nor the Chesterfield County Public Library controls the content of such linked pages nor is responsible for the accuracy of the information on such pages.
  26. The following information about filtering software applies to my use of computers within the Library, whether or not I use Library-furnished equipment or my own wireless-enabled equipment that attaches to the Library's network (wireless is a future enhancement):
    • The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors voted at their June 20, 2001 meeting to install technological protective measures limiting Internet access (filters) on all public Internet access computers in all branches of the library system. The intent of these filters is to eliminate access to materials which constitute obscenity or child pornography, materials harmful to juveniles, or materials that create a sexually harassing environment, which are illegal or inappropriate. The following information includes details of how these filters are meant to function.
    • Library staff and Information Systems Technology Department staff selected the Websense filter, which is set to eliminate graphic pornography as categorized by the company under adult material. Because filters are imperfect, some illegal or inappropriate websites will get through the filters, while some legal and appropriate websites will be blocked. The library provides an administrative process by which customers may request from any staff member that specific websites be blocked or unblocked. If you would like a site blocked or unblocked, any library staff member will provide a form for you to make this request. Library staff will review the website based on the Board of Supervisors' June 20, 2001 resolution and will make a recommendation to the Director of Library Services or his designee, who will make the final decision.
    • As of December 1,2007, the following rules apply to users of Internet tools and resources at CCPL:
    • Any use of CCPL tools or resources by staff or customers for any and all illegal purposes is prohibited.
    • CCPL internet software filters are set prevent access by all staff and customers to child pornography, obscenity, and materials harmful to juveniles.
    • Requests to disable internet filters are presented to the library director or his designee.
    • Library staff will alert local law enforcement officials to address violations of this policy. The Library may also consider enforcing internal discipline beyond law enforcement recommendations such as loss of library privileges or banning customers from using library.