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Technology in the Library

Ready to cross the digital divide?  We can help.  Start here

Print from anywhere

Printer on the fritz at home? Need to print a boarding pass or Sox tickets? Send your print job to us.

Once you've sent your print job, follow these instructions to print it out in the library:

Your print out has now been sent to the copy machine next to the coin/bill receptor.
Any questions, ask staff at the reference desk for assistance.

Reference Room

5 express pcs* / 24 laptops**/ Internet / OpenOffice - compatible with popular productivity suites / printing: 15 cents/page, B/W,  3 pcs / MLN catalog / research databases

*Computer usage is limited to (1) 30 minute session per day due to high demand.

**Laptops are self-service and require a library card to borrow for 2 hours in-library.


From Internet stations, wireless devices and direct photocopying service available.  15 cents/page, B/W copies only.

BookScan Station

Located in the Reference Room.  Scans books and documents into PDF, text-searchable PDF, JPEG, and Word file formats.  Save to USB drive or to email as an attachment. This is a free service.

Children's Room

6 pcs /Internet / OpenOffice / kids access only, 1 pc / MLN catalog / research databases/2 chrome books


Wireless Internet access is available in all public spaces. Wireless printing is available.  Copies are .15 cents per/page (b/w only).

Please read the Robbins Library Internet Usage Policy

 Robbins Internet Policy