Printing, Copying, & Scanning

While the Library’s buildings are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may print up to 15 pages per day free of charge.

How to print:

  1. Attach your document(s) to an email.
  2. Send the email to
  3. You’ll receive a confirmation email that we received your print request.
  4. You can pick up your print job at any Public Library of Brookline location on the same day you submit it. (Unclaimed jobs will be deleted overnight.)

More information:

  • All printing is black and white only (no color).
  • You may print PDF files as well as most types of image file.
  • All print jobs must be on Letter size paper.
  • All print jobs are double sided.
  • Need multiple copies? Simply send multiple emails with the same attachment.


Documents that are too long, on a different size of paper, and/or an invalid file type will be rejected by our print server and cannot be printed. If you need help converting a Word document, spreadsheet, or other file to a PDF so you can print it, please contact our reference librarians for assistance.