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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 from anywhere.

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 printer on the print station.
Any questions, ask staff at the reference desk for assistance.

Reference Room

4 express pcs* / 24 laptops**/ Internet / OpenOffice - compatible with popular productivity suites / printing: B/W 15 cents/page, Color 30 cents/page,  3 pcs / MLN catalog / research databases

*Express pc 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 Home, Internet stations, wireless devices and direct photocopying service available.  B/W 15 cents/page, color 30 cents/page

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

Phone/Tablet Charging Station

A six locker kiosk is available to charge most devices. Create a PIN and leave in a locker. A green light indicates the device is charged.


Wireless Internet access is available in all public spaces. Wireless printing is available.  

Please read the Robbins Library Internet Usage Policy

 Robbins Internet Policy