Borrowing Library Materials (Circulation Services): Copying & Printing

Learn about borrowing, renewing, and requesting materials from Neumann Library.

Imaging Services

Neumann Library has machines available for printing, copying, scanning, and microfilm reading/printing.


Both black & white and color printing are available from the library computer workstations.

All computer workstations can print in black & white.  Color printing is available at one workstation.

Black & white printing is 10 cents per page.  Color printing is 50 cents per page.

Black & white printing can be done 1 or 2 sided.  Color printing is only available 1 sided.

All printing in the library requires a print card.

Print cards

Print cards are used to print all files from the library's computers, and can also be used on the library's copiers and microfilm printers.

Print cards can be purchased from a dispenser in the library.  The dispenser takes $1, $5, and $10 bills.  Credit/debit cards may be used to purchase or add value to cards in $5.00 increments.

Purchasing a new print card costs $0.50.  This is deducted automatically on setup.  

Keep your print card, even if there is no money left on it! Additional value may be added to the card at any time.  Print cards can also be used at all Harris County public libraries and San Jacinto Community College libraries.


Three book scan stations are available in Neumann Library.

The scanners are free for public use.

Both scanners can scan in black & white or color.

Images from the book scan stations may be sent to your email address or copied to a flash drive.




Photocopiers for printed materials are available in the library's copy room.  Photocopies are only available in black & white.

The cost for photocopying is 10 cents a page with a print card or 15 cents a page with cash.  The copiers accept change, $1.00, and $5.00 bills.

The copiers may also be used to scan items to PDF.  Scanning on the copiers is free.


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