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Technology Services

Our libraries offer technologies and classes so that customers can work, look for jobs and/or increase their ability to digitally connect with the world around them. 

Services and equipment in our buildings 

  • Free wifi
    - Main: Orange_Public_WiFi; no password
    - Cybrary: tocwireless.net; no password
    - Carrboro Branch Library: CHCCS_Guest; inquire at desk for password
  • Assistive technology 
  • Public computers with internet access
  • Printing services
    - Black and White: $.15
    - Color:                 $.25
    Wireless printing from your own device available is available at the Main Library. Please see a librarian on the second floor.
  • Scanning (Main Library and Cybrary)
  • Faxing (Main Library and Cybrary)
    - $1.00 per page to send
    - $0.50 per page to receive
  • Photocopying
    - $.15 black and white. Legal and ledger size
  • Free computer instruction
    - Computer Workshop Series, many Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. (Cybrary). Check our calendar to confirm class schedule. 

 If you have a library card, you may borrow 

  • Wifi hotspot for 3 weeks 
  • Kindle readers pre-loaded with popular books
  • Laptops for use while in the Main Library

Hardware in our buildings
Main Library, Hillsborough

 Carrboro Branch, McDougle Middle School in Carrboro

 Cybrary, Century Center in Carrboro

Software on public desktops in our buildings

  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Office 2010
    - Word
    - Excel
    - Powerpoint
    - Access
  • Ancestry.com, library edition