Copies, Copiers, and Change

All copying, regardless of method, is subject to copyright law. The person making or requesting the copy(ies) is responsible for ascertaining whether any copyright or other restrictions exist and for obtaining all necessary permissions.

NoticeChanges to Printing & Copying at the CT State Library

Vendacards are no longer accepted in Law & Legislation or Government Information. If you have funds on a vendacard, please use them in History & Genealogy. 

In the near future, the card system will be replaced by a cash only system in all reference units. Please add funds only for what you will print today. We are unable to issue refunds for money left on cards.


Self-service scanners are available. There is no charge and material can be emailed or saved to your own flash drive.

Computer printouts

Computer printout copies are 15 cents each, and must be paid for by vendacard.

Microform printouts

Microfilm and microfiche reader printer copies are 25 cents each.


Self-service photocopiers are available. Copies are 15 cents using cash or currency (all machines accept nickels, dimes, or quarters and some accept one and five dollar bills). Patrons are responsible for observing copyright laws.


The library staff does not make change for use in photocopying machines, microfilm printers, computer printers, or parking meters, so to avoid disappointment, patrons should come with an ample supply of quarters and dollar bills. One and five-dollar bill changers are available.

Copy Services

CSL provides a number of reprographics services. See link below for fees.