Dear BAIPA members – I was at the Sacramento Public Library book festival April 12 and discovered that the library offers print on demand publishing services. For more information, visit sacramentolibrary.com.
From the site:
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 and 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.
Video view of book festival set-up in beautiful library galleria: