Melvindale Public Library Services!


The Melvindale Public Library offers, faxing, printing, scanning, and xeroxing (copier). The Melvindale Public Library is cash only. If you make any mistakes you have to pay for them so if you need assistance please just ask at the Reference Desk.

It is $1.00 per page to fax in Michigan or Toll Free. It is $2.00 a page to fax out of state, and we do NOT offer International Faxing.

Copies and prints are 10 cents per page for Black & White copies and 50 cents per page for Color Copies. We now have a COLOR COPIER and COLOR Printing is available on the Children's Computers. If you print on front and back you will be charged for both sides.

You can make scans for $1.00 per page. If you need to make a scan just ask at the Reference Desk for help.

Getting a Library Card

Library cards are issued to all Melvindale residents with a current Michigan driver's license or state ID card.

Children under 18 years of age will need to bring their PARENT or LEGAL GUARDIAN. The PARENT OR GUARDIAN must bring their Michigan Driver's license or state ID showing they reside in Melvindale. We cannot accept parents of their friends, neighbors, other relatives, etc. Signing up for a library card is a LEGAL document which must be completed by the PARENT or LEGAL GUARDIAN ONLY in which the adult assumes liability for items lost or damaged by the minor.


To use the library's computer you must sign up at the Reference Desk. All patrons MUST show I.D. or Library Card to use the computers.

If you print you are responsible to pay for it including mistakes. It is 10 cents for Black & White and 50 cents for color. If you print on both front and back you are charged for each side. If you need help just ask at the Reference Desk.

If you are under 18 you need a library card to use the computers. To obtain a library card your Mother or Father must be present to sign you up for a library card. They need their I.D. showing their address in Melvindale and fill out a form to obtain a library card.

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