Computer Labs & Technology

The Main Library has more than 60 computer workstations on the first floor. Additional computers are located on the second floor in the Indiana Room (reserved for genealogy research only) and the Children's Department (reserved for children ages 12 and under). If you don't have an APL card just ask us for a temporary guest login for computer access.

What you can do


There are several printing stations throughout the Main Library: two print stations on the first floor, one in the Indiana Room, and one in the Children's Department.  Library customers have the option to print documents in either Black and White ($0.10 per page) or Color ($1.00 per page).  You may also print from your home computer, laptop, or other mobile device using our mobile printing service.

Scan and Fax

The Main Library has two public scanning stations for scanning documents or pictures. Stations are located on the first floor near the copy machines and on the second floor in the Indiana Room. Customers have several options when using the scanner: scan and send via email (free of charge), scan and save to USB drive (free of charge), scan and send to printer (normal printing fees apply), or scan to fax ($0.25 per page domestic).

Use Software

  • Microsoft Office 2010 products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher
  • Internet browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome
  • CD-ROM and DVD-ROM burning software
  • Microsoft Paint for drawing and photo adjustment

Take Classes

Please visit the Computer Classes calendar for class descriptions of currently scheduled free classes. You can also schedule a short, free one-on-one help session with a librarian to learn more about how to use the library's digital services on your mobile device, or to receive help with setting up and using email. Contact us for more information.

Access Free Wi-Fi

APL provides free wireless access for our customers and visitors. You can use your laptop or mobile device on our network from most locations within the library. The closer you are to the Access Points, the stronger the signal will be. Learn more.

Click here to view our Acceptable Use Internet Access Policy (PDF).