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Computers and Internet

Free public-use computers and Wi-Fi are available at every library location.

  • Patrons must be 18 or older to check out a disc reader.
  • The patron's library card must be in good standing without any fines or fees.
  • The check out period is three hours and disc readers must be used within the library.
  • Only one disc reader can be checked out at a time by a library card holder.
  • Patron must present their library card or barcode on the Leon County Public Library mobile app and a photo ID at check out.

Mobile Hotspots

Reserve a mobile hotspot.

  • A statement of need must be signed at check out as a requirement of the FCC's Emergency Connectivity Fund.
  • Patrons must be 18 or older to check out a hotspot.
  • Hotspot holds must be checked out by the patron who placed the hold. Patrons may not pick up hotspots for other patrons. The patron's library card must be in good standing without any fines or fees.
  • Patron must present their library card or barcode on the Leon County Public Library mobile app and a photo ID at check out.
  • The check out period is three weeks. No renewals.
  • Only one mobile hotspot can be checked out at a time by a library card holder.
  • Mobile hotspots can be picked up from all library locations.

Chromebooks

Reserve a Chromebook.

  • A statement of need must be signed at check out as a requirement of the FCC's Emergency Connectivity Fund.
  • Patrons must be 18 or older to check out a Chromebook.
  • Chromebook holds must be checked out by the patron who placed the hold. Patrons may not pick up Chromebooks for other patrons. The patron's library card must be in good standing without any fines or fees.
  • Patron must present their library card or barcode on the Leon County Public Library mobile app and a photo ID at check out.
  • The check out period is six weeks. No renewals.
  • Chromebooks can be picked up from all library locations.

Chromebook/Hotspot Bundles

Reserve a Chromebook/hotspot bundle.

  • A statement of need must be signed at check out as a requirement of the FCC's Emergency Connectivity Fund.
  • Patrons must be 18 or older to check out a bundle.
  • Bundle holds must be checked out by the patron who placed the hold. Patrons may not pick up bundles for other patrons. The patron's library card must be in good standing without any fines or fees.
  • Patron must present their library card or barcode on the Leon County Public Library mobile app and a photo ID at check out.
  • The check out period is six weeks. No renewals.
  • Bundles can be picked up from all library locations.

Laptops

  • Laptops are available to check out for in-library use at all library locations.
  • Patrons must be 18 or older to check out a laptop.
  • Patron must present their library card or barcode on the Leon County Public Library mobile app and a photo ID at check out.
  • Laptops have a loan period of three hours.

Free internet access is available on public computers at all library locations. Each library also offers free Wi-Fi.

On public computers, library cardholders may have multiple one-hour sessions. Library users without library cards may request a guest pass that is good for two one-hour sessions. Additional guest passes may be provided upon request.

For additional information, view the Internet Access and Computer Use Policy.

An Accessibility-One computer equipped with JAWS (Job Access with Speech) for the visually impaired, a high visibility keyboard, and headphones is available on the second floor at the Leon County Main Library.

Printing on Public Computers

Printing from public computers in available at all library locations. 8.5" x 11" black and white single-sided printing from library computers is available at 10 cents per page, payable by cash only. Cardholders receive 10 free pages a day by signing on to the library's public computers using their library card number.

Mobile Printing

Mobile printing is available at all library locations. To use mobile printing, upload documents to the library's mobile printing website, then visit any library location to print from the library print release station. 8.5" x 11" black and white single-sided printing is available for uploaded documents at 10 cents per page. Library cardholders receive 10 free pages per day. Read our mobile printing instructions.

Photocopying and Scanning

Each library location offers coin-operated copiers that can scan to a flash drive, photocopy, and print single- and double-sided in color and black and white with sizing at 8.5” x 14” and 11”x17". Copiers can print JPEG, PDF, and TIFF files using a flash drive.

Reserve a tablet.

  • A statement of need must be signed at check out as a requirement of the FCC's Emergency Connectivity Fund.
  • Patrons must be 18 or older to check out a tablet.
  • Tablet holds must be checked out by the patron who placed the hold. Patrons may not pick up tablets for other patrons. The patron's library card must be in good standing without any fines or fees.
  • The check out period is six weeks. No renewals.
  • Only one tablet can be checked out at a time by a library card holder.
  • Tablets can be picked up from all library locations.
  • Patron must present a library card or barcode on the Leon County Library mobile app and a photo ID at checkout.
  • Please return tablets to the service desk.

Typewriters are available at the Leon County Main Library and the Northeast Branch Library.

 

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