On-Site Technology and Equipment

The Clark County Public Library offers various types of technology and equipment for use at the library.

 

Book & AV Drop Boxes

 

For your convenience, outside drop boxes are available to take your returns. Please feel free to return your books, movies, music and games in the drop boxes when you do not wish to come inside the library. Certain items such as Book Club Kits and Framed Art must be returned inside.

Note: While we appreciate donations, please do not put them in the drop boxes. We will be happy to take them at the Reference Desk at the Main Library or at the Branch Service Desks.

 

Copy Machines

Copy machines are available at any library location and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Copies are black and white and cost $.15 each.

 

Electric Typewriter

Please bring your own paper. Available on a first-come, first-served basis. (Main Library only)

 

Express Internet Computers

These computers are available for patrons who only need a short amount of time (15 minutes) to check their email accounts or to quickly look up information. Note: Minors under 18 years of age must have parental or legal guardian signature consent to use an Express Internet computer.

 

Patrons using these computers must abide by our library Internet Usage Policy. Our Rules of Conduct also apply while on library property. This generally requires simple respect for the rights of others — no excessive noise, offensive language, etc. Breaking the rules may lead to loss of computer and/or library privileges.

 

Fax Machine

$1.00 per page. (Main Library only)

 

Internet Computers

Internet computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis at all library locations. A valid Clark County Public Library card, in good standing, is required to use the Internet. Visitors may request a visitor card at the Reference Desk. Note: Minors under 18 years of age must have parental or legal guardian signature consent to use an Internet computer.

Users can sign-up at the automated sign-up system to request a session. When your number is up, you may go to the specified computer. A session lasts one hour. Once your session is over, you may sign-up for another session. The Internet Computers may be used up to three times per patron per day. Visitors may use the Internet Computers up to 2 sessions per day.

Patrons using these computers must abide by our library Internet Usage Policy. Our Rules of Conduct also apply while on library property. This generally requires simple respect for the rights of others — no excessive noise, offensive language, etc. Breaking the rules may lead to loss of computer and/or library privileges.

 

Learning Computers

Computers with learning software are available for use in our children’s areas. These are geared for children ages eight and younger and may be used for 30 minutes a day. Note: All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

 

Low-Vision Reader

(Main Library only)

 

Pay Phone

(Main Library only)

 

Scanner

A document scanner is available for use on a first-come, first-served basis. You can save your scans to a USB drive, email them or print them. Copies are $.15 each. (Main Library only)

 

Self-Checkout Machines

Just follow the on-screen prompts to checkout your books. A valid Clark County Public Library card is required. (Available at all library locations, except Houston)

 

Wheelchair Access

All Clark County Public Library locations are wheelchair accessible. A wheelchair is available at the Main Library upon request. Call (937) 328-6901 for more information.

 

Wifi

The Clark County Public Library offers free wireless Internet access at all locations as a convenience for patrons who have WiFi-equipped laptops and hand-held devices. Many laptops that people purchase now come with wireless internet cards. The wireless card must be 802.11B or 802.11G compatible.

Patrons using wireless access must abide by our library Internet Usage Policy. Our Rules of Conduct also apply while on library property. This generally requires simple respect for the rights of others — no excessive noise, offensive language, etc. Breaking the rules may lead to loss of computer and/or library privileges.

 

Wireless Printing

Wireless printing is available at any Clark County Public Library location. Copies are $.15 each.

First Time Users: Go to https://smartalec.smartalecprint.com/smartalec?id=clarkcountyoh to register your library card number for wireless printing access. 

Patrons using wireless access must abide by our library Internet Usage Policy. Our Rules of Conduct also apply while on library property. This generally requires simple respect for the rights of others — no excessive noise, offensive language, etc. Breaking the rules may lead to loss of computer and/or library privileges.

 

Word Processors

The word processors have Microsoft Word software installed. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must save to a flash drive before you can print. Copies are $.15 each. (Main Library only)