Technology Available in the Pasco County Libraries
All Pasco County Public Libraries offer PCs with Internet access, printing, scanners, and free wifi.
Computers and Internet Access
Use of computers is free of charge. Residents must log on to Internet PCs with their own library card number. Visitors may obtain a computer pass without a library card.
You may use Internet computers for a total of 60 minutes per day. Each session can be up to 60 minutes, plus a 15-minute extension if no other patrons are waiting.
Software installed on public computers includes Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher), Windows Media Player.
Wireless Internet access is free and available at all library locations. To use, select the SSID/network identifier Library_Free in your wi-fi configuration, ensuring that encryption is turned off or not enabled.
All public computers can print to a networked printer. Each page printed or copied costs $.0.10 for black & white and $0.25 for color on single-sided 8.5" x 11" paper. The machines accept coins, $1 bills, and $5 bills.
Wireless printing from your mobile devices are also available within the libraries.
At our scan stations at each Library we have two types of scanners, one is a flatbed that will scan single pages and the other is a multipage scanner that is capable of two-sided scanning. These are capable of scanning documents as PDFs or JPGs and can be saved to a USB drive which you must provide or emailed through the Scan-to-Email function. There is no charge for this service.
About the Public Wireless Network
Your wireless devices that connect to our public network; devices are compatible with 802.11b & 802.11g standards. The security you enjoy on our public network will also protect your wireless connection. However, data transfers between your laptop or mobile device and the WAP are insecure. The library bears no responsibility for presumed hacking or personal security breaches. Use of the wireless network is at your own risk.