Technology

Computers

You do not have to be a Melvindale resident to use our computers, but you must show a library card or valid ID in order to use them. We will check the system to determine if you have any fines. You must make a payment on any fines on your account in order to use the computers. There is a 30-minute time limit if someone is waiting.

* Please note that 15 minutes before the library closes, the public computers will shut down.

All of our computers have the following:

  • Internet access
  • Printing capabilities
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • USB ports, enabling you to work with existing data and save your data.

ADULT COMPUTERS

We have 9 computers available in the adult section for patrons who are 18 and over. To use these computers you must show either your library card or a current ID at the circulation desk. Wired headphones are required for all audio.

YOUTH COMPUTERS

We have 4 computers available in the youth section for patrons who are under 18 year of age. To use these computers the patron must show their library card or school ID, unless a parent is with them. Parents can show their own library Card or ID for their child to use a computer. Wired headphones are required for all audio.

The youth computers also have the ABC Mouse program installed.

Wi-Fi

The library has a wireless network within the building, so you can connect to the internet with your laptop, tablet, or smartphone anywhere in the building. Wi-fi is password protected.

Wireless Printing

Documents, files, and webpages can be sent to the library for printing from anywhere, on any device. You cannot print in color wirelessly.

Printing & Copies

10¢ per Page      Black & White

50¢ per Page      Color (Youth & Select Adult Computers)

Scanning

We have scanning services to either an email address or a USB drive both in color and black and white

25¢ per Page – Please ask for assistance

Faxing

$1.00 per page to Michigan

$1.00 per page to toll-free

$ 2.00 per page to out of state

Sorry, no international faxes

Prices are subject to change

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