The library has a commitment to providing a stable network and the technology tools that patrons need to efficiently meet their information needs. To that end, we offer:
Public computer workstations with the Microsoft Office suite and high speed Internet access.
- Library cardholders will need the 14-digit barcode found on the back of their library card. Others may borrow a guest pass from the Circulation Desk.
- Use these terminals to get started searching the online catalog.
- Patrons who prefer, may use their valid library card to borrow at laptop at the Circulation Desk and sit anywhere in the library or back patio. Laptops are for in-house use only, and circulate for 4 hours.
- The name of the network is “library”. A password is not required. There is a strong signal throughout the library including meeting rooms, the back patio, and the Children’s Room.
- Prepayment for printing is required and can be done at the Circulation Desk or at the coin box/ computer terminal next to the Copy machine.
- Wireless printing from your own laptop (Windows only) or iOS device is available by starting a SPOT session. First time uses, click here for more information and instructions.
- $.10/ page for Black and white
- $.50/ page for color
- $.10 additional per page for oversized copies (11”x17”)
How does it work?
- Log into the library’s wireless network.
- Begin a SPOT session by clicking here or anywhere you see a picture of Spot the dog.
- Enter an ID that you will use to claim print jobs.
- Windows users only: Once you are signed in, use the links provided to install the “COLORCOPIER” on your computer. See below for help with this part. You only need to install the printer the first time you use this service.
- Send your print job to the “COLORCOPIER” as you would a normal printer.
- When you are ready to retrieve your print job, go to the print station located on the main floor just beyond the circulation desk and sign in with the same user ID. You will see your print jobs and their associated costs.
- Select the jobs you want to print and click PRINT.
- Use the coin box to add the necessary funds to pay for your print job. Funds loaded on your library card account cannot be used to pay for wireless printing.
Which platforms are supported? Can I print from my tablet or smart phone?
Our wireless printing solution currently supports Windows and iOS devices. Printing for Mac and Android devices is not yet available.
Will my documents be secure when using a public print station?
Yes. Only you will have access to the documents you send to our public printers. Your documents will not print until you release the print job at the print station.
Installing the COLORCOPIER on Your Windows Device
We’ve made it easy! Add the printer to your device in in just two steps:
- Download the driver installation file and script.
- Then run the script to automatically install the printer on your device.
How do I know which driver installation file to choose?
Select the driver listed under the version of Windows you running. If you’re not sure if your computer is running 32-bit or 64-bit see the instructions below for your operating system.
Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
- If "x64 Edition" is listed under System, you’re running the 64-bit version of Windows XP.
- If you don’t see "x64 Edition" listed under System, you’re running the 32-bit version of Windows XP. The edition of Windows XP you're running is displayed under System near the top of the window.
Windows Vista or Windows 7
Click the Start button, right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
- If "64-bit Operating System" is listed next to System type, you’re running the 64-bit version of Windows Vista or Windows 7.
- If "32-bit Operating System" is listed next to System type, you’re running the 32-bit version of Windows Vista or Windows 7. The edition of Windows Vista or Windows 7 you're running is displayed under Windows edition near the top of the window.
- Open the Control Panel.
- Touch or click on System and Security within Control Panel.
- Click or touch System.
With the System applet now open, titled View basic information about your computer, find the System area, located under the large Windows 8 logo. The System type will say either “64-bit Operating System” or “32-bit Operating System.”