Self-serve copying & printing

All our libraries are equipped individual printers attached to public computer workstations. Our larger libraries in Abbotsford, Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Prince George and Victoria also have public photocopiers. 

We charge fees for copying and printing in our larger libraries. Costs for these services can be found on the fees page


The copy service is provided to assist those who require access to legal information and is administered in accordance with the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Act. Works protected under copyright may only be copied if authorized by:

  • for the purpose of fair dealing (s. 29) or under specific exceptions set out in the act;
  • the copyright owner (s. 13); 
  • a license agreement between this institution and a collective society or a tariff, if any.

For details of authorized copying, please consult the license agreement or the applicable tariff, if any, and other relevant information available, including Courthouse Libraries copyright policy