Poster Printing

You submit the file; we print it for you. The poster printer is part of the Main Library Creative Studio. Before you submit a poster printing request, please read the poster printer specifications and guidelines.

Poster Printer

Requesting a print

Before you submit your request, please review these guidelines:

The poster printer is capable of printing posters and banners on matte paper. We will do our best to accommodate your requests and specifications, but we cannot guarantee a particular level of precision or customization. Please note: In the guidelines below, “file size” refers to the digital file size (e.g. 100 MB, 2 GB, etc.), while “dimensions” refers to the physical size of the final print.

About your submission

  1. Print requests are free. You may submit one print request per month (1 file per request, 2 GB file size limit). 
  2. Files should be in JPG, JPEG, PNG, PDF, or TIFF formats (.jpg, .jpeg, .png, .pdf, or tiff).
  3. The dimensions of the print must be between 11 by 17 inches (minimum) and 36 by 36 inches (maximum).
  4. Submission files must have a minimum resolution of 512 by 512 pixels or 300 dpi.

Printing & pickup

  1. Please allow at least one week for your item to be printed. Items may take longer than one week depending on the number of requests received.
  2. We will email you when your print is complete.
  3. Completed items can be picked up at the service desk on the third floor of the Main Library. When you arrive, please let staff know your name and that you have received a pickup confirmation email. Staff will then retrieve your print request from a staff area.
  4. Items will be kept on the pickup display for one week after we notify you they are ready.

Additional limits & restrictions

  1. The library reserves the right to refuse any poster print request.
  2. The library’s poster printer may not be used to create materials that:
    • Are prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
    • Are unsafe, harmful, dangerous, or that pose an immediate threat to the well-being of others.
    • Are offensive or inappropriate for the library environment in accordance with library policies.
    • Violate another person’s property rights. For example, the printer will not be used to reproduce objects or materials that are subject to copyright, patent, or trademark protection.

Poster printer specifications

  • The printer is an HP DesignJet T730.
  • The printer prints only on matte paper.
  • Black and white or color prints are available.

Submit your poster printing request