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Sault Ste. Marie Public Library

Computers & Wi-Fi

Public Computers
Computer stations are available for public use at all Sault Ste. Marie Public Library branches free of charge. Patrons that have a valid library card can reserve an internet station for up to 2 hours per day. Visitors to the library can also use the public computer stations by asking for a guest pass from the Reference & Information Desk at the Centennial Library, or from the desk at any library branch. All computer users must abide by the library's Computer Use Policy which is displayed on every computer upon login. Please note that our computers are available from the time the library opens to 30 minutes before the library closes.

The library also provides computer services to those individuals who have visual, physical, or learning disabilities. The Centennial and Korah Branch locations are have accessibility computers that have JAWS and ZoomText software installed.

Printing is available at all branch locations for a fee. Please see the Copy and Print Services Page for more details.

Drop into one of our locations, or contact your local branch to book a computer.


Lending Laptops
Laptops are available for checkout at all Sault Ste. Marie Public Library locations for in-library use only.

Patrons must:

  • Have a library card in good standing, and a valid form of photo identification
  • Sign a Laptop Lending Agreement upon checkout
  • Be over the age of 16, or have a parent or legal guardian accept responsibility for the laptop and accessories by filling out the Laptop Lending Agreement upon checkout

Laptops cannot be reserved, nor can holds be placed on them. Each laptop can be borrowed out for a maximum of 3 hours.


Wireless Internet Access (Wi-Fi)
The Sault Ste. Marie Public Library provides free wireless internet access (Wi-Fi) at all library locations. You can access Wi-Fi anywhere in the library by using a wireless-enabled laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone.


 

Playaway Launchpads
Playaway Launchpads are learning tablets designed for children. They are pre-loaded with up to 10 games that are both fun and educational.

Launchpads are available for checkout at the Centennial Library for in-library use. They can be borrowed on a youth or adult library card for a maximum of 1 hour. There are no holds or reservations available for Launchpads.