Computers & Internet

Public computers on both floors with

  • Internet Access

  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, OpenOffice, GIMP, Adobe Reader, and iTunes

  • Educational Games (only available in youth area)

  • Black & white or color printing

  • Research databases

  • Specially selected Web links

Catalog Computers are located throughout the library to allow finding of library materials.

Low Vision Video Magnifier

Internet Computer area has a Low Vision Video Magnifier for the Visually Impaired.  It has controls for viewing mode, magnification and brightness.  The viewing mode allows for full color, black on white, white on black, yellow on blue, yellow on black and green on black.  The table is adjustable in both front to back and side to side directions.

Photocopying, Scanning & Faxing

Photocopying

  • Black & White copies: 10¢ per page

  • Color copies: $1.00 per page

The public photocopier makes black & white or color copies, single-sided or double-sided, on library-supplied 8.5″ x 11″ white copy paper. No other paper may be used in the library’s printers. Ask at the Computer Help Desk for assistance.

Cash-only payments are accepted at the payment machine connected to the copier. The copier payment machine accepts any U.S. coins other than pennies ($1 coins accepted) and $1 bills.

Available in the Copy/Print/Fax Room.

Faxing

  • $1.00 per page

The Library Document Station (LDS) allows for faxing a maximum of 20 pages per fax. To fax, use the LDS Scan to Fax feature. Ask at the Computer Help Desk or the Information Desk for assistance.

Cash and credit card payments are accepted for faxing via the credit card reader and payment machine attached to the LDS. The LDS payment machine accepts any U.S. coins other than pennies ($1 coins accepted) and $1 and $5 bills.

Available in the Copy/Print/Fax Room or behind the Information Desk.

Scanning

The Library Document Station allows for scanning to Email, USB, Google Drive, Mobile Device, Dropbox, or OneDrive. There is a paper feed for multiple page scanning. The scans can be to PDF, Searchable PDF, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, Word, and MP3. PDF security can also be added to encrypt the PDF. Documents can be scanned in Color, Gray scale or Black & White.

There is no fee for scanning to the listed formats. The only fee is Scan to Fax listed above.

Available in the Copy/Print/Fax Room or behind the Information Desk.

Printing & Mobile Printing

Printing

  • Black & White Prints: 10¢ per page

  • Color Prints: $1.00 per page

Single-sided black & white or color printing on library-supplied 8.5″ x 11″ white copy paper is available from the library’s public computers or from personal computers through Mobile Printing. Double-sided printing is not available. No other paper may be used in the library’s printers. Use the Library Document Station (LDS) to release print jobs sent to the library’s print queue. Ask at the Computer Help Desk, the Information Desk, or the Youth Services Desk for assistance.

Cash and credit card payments are accepted for printing via the credit card reader and payment machine attached to the LDS. The LDS payment machine accepts any U.S. coins other than pennies ($1 coins accepted) and $1 and $5 bills.

Available in the Copy/Print/Fax Room, behind the Information desk, or at the Youth Services self check-out machine.

Mobile Printing

Mobile printing is provided through the PrinterOn service.  This service allows printing of documents or images from your Internet connected PC or mobile device to one of our library printers.  There are 3 ways to send documents or images to this service.

  1. Use the PrinterOn website and fill out the form and submit.
  2. Install the PrinterOn app on your mobile device and use the app to send files to the PrinterOn service.  (Only available on mobile devices)
  3. To print an email message or attachment, simply forward your email to
    Black and White : 
    300345610800@printspots.com  or  hcdl-howellcarnegiedistrictlibrary-bw@printspots.com
    Color Printer : 
    300113860428@printspots.com  or  hcdl-howellcarnegiedistrictlibrary-color@printspots.com
    Email forwarding is ideal for online email portals such as Yahoo!, Hotmail or Google Mail.

After sending your documents or images you will need to come to the library to release the print jobs you sent.  You will use your email address to find your jobs to release from the print queue.