Sacramento Public Library

Book Printing



Jump into the world of print-on-demand, self-publishing and writing/publishing classes. The I Street Press is your go-to destination for all things writing and publishing. Do you have a book inside? I Street Press staff will work with you to produce a print-on-demand self-published book.

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Tuesday to Saturday by Appointment Only


View our Events calendar for classes on writing and publishing for I Street Press.

The I Street Press is powered by the Espresso Book Machine® (EBM). The EBM is a “book robot” that prints, binds and trims quality paperbacks in minutes. A high speed Black & White printer duplicates the inside of the book from the Title Page to the last page while a photo quality printer creates the cover. The EBM then glues the inside to the cover and trims the excess. Once completed a finished perfect-bound book is delivered. Books printed on the EMB are of the same high quality as books printed by any regular publisher.

Currently The Sacramento Public Library is the only place you can find an Espresso Book Machine in Northern California, and one of only two machines in California. For a list of all locations, visit the Espresso Book Machine website.

You can find I Street Press and the Espresso Book Machine at the Central Library branch of the Sacramento Public Library.


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I Street Press would not be possible without the generous support of the 

Institute of Museum and Library Services and the California State Library. Thank you!

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