Free PC and Internet Access
All St. Mary’s County Library branches provide PC workstations which provide free access to various productivity software products and the Internet. Each customer is allowed up to 3 hours per day on a branch’s PCs. If no customers are waiting in line, they may be allowed more time. For further details about the Internet access, see the Internet Safety Policy in the Information Services section. See PC Use Procedure.
The fee for faxing is $3.50 for every 5 pages. A staff member will act as an intermediary when the fax machine is located in a staff area.
WI-FI Network and Wireless Laptops
All three library branches have WI-FI network and wireless laptops available for use in the libraries, through a generous donation by BAE SYSTEMS, Inc. Customers may bring in their own wireless devices to use the WI-FI network. The rules and policies for use of the laptops in each library vary depending upon the branch.
Black-and-white as well as color printing is available from the PC workstations and the library or customer laptops . B&W prints are .20 each page; color prints are $1 each page.
Scanners are available at each branch. Procedures for use are available at each branch.
LCD projector is available for use in each branch’s meeting room. Procedures for use are available at each branch.
Face Time @ Your Library
Each branch has a laptop with a webcam to communicate with people across the globe.