ComputersAnyone with a valid library card registered with Hennepin County Library may use a library computer. Computer sign up is available in person only, on a first-come, first-served basis. You must bring your library card or know your barcode number and PIN to use a computer.
You can also use free wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi) at the Library.
Filtering software is used to filter out proxy sites, pornographic sites, and sites that pose a security risk to the network. As provided by law, patrons age 17 and older may request that the content filter be disabled on library workstations in order to access constitutionally protected content. Ask library staff for assistance.
Software and services
Office 2010: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and more.
Media tools: ArtRage 2 Starter Edition, Audacity, GIMP (sophisticated graphics software), Scribus (desktop publishing software), Sketchup (create 3D models), and more.
Printing: black and white-10¢, color-50¢, per page (cash only)
Download to disk or USB drive or burn to CD
Scanners are available at all libraries, EXCEPT Osseo, Oxboro, Penn Lake, Southeast, Sumner, and Washburn.