I say "Libraries!" You think "Books!" But did you know we are also a place where you can file for unemployment, preserve old home videos, laminate that 6th grade poster assignment, and restore your favorite DVD? ALL of these things (and more) are possible with the equipment we have available for use here at the library. Read on to find out more about our tech-related services!
COMPUTER LAB AREA
COMPUTERS & SCANNER
Monday - Thursday: 9:30am to 7:30pm; Friday - Saturday: 9:30am to 4:30pm
Our Computer Lab features ten computers available for public use - no library card is required! An "Acceptable Computer Use Policy" must be read and signed before using any computers. and are available first come, first serve. There is a one hour time limit if others are waiting. We also have a scanner that will allow you to scan any type of document or images onto the computer.
Have a family wedding on a VHS tape? Convert it to a digital video! Old family photos gathering dust in a box? Convert them to a digital file and upload them onto your Facebook page! Use one of our devices to convert VHS, slides or film to digital files or scan documents, receipts or photos into digital files to save on your phone or laptop! Anyone using this equipment should bring a laptop or borrow one of the library laptops. Patrons borrowing an NMPL laptop will need a flash drive or memory card.
TOP-LONGER USB VIDEO GRABBER: The cable connects to your desktop or laptop computer through USB 2.0, and is compact enough to fit in the palm of your hand, providing a conveniently portable video capture solution that's more than suitable for use with laptops and desktop computers alike. (Works with Mac or PC)
DOXIE GO SE: Doxie Go SE delivers smart, simple scanning and makes it easy to scan documents – simply insert your paper. Scan full-color pages in just 8 seconds at up to 600 dpi.
WOLVERINE TITAN 8-1 DIGITAL CONVERTER: Now you can take all those stacks of 35mm, 127, 126, 110, APS Slides & Negatives Film and convert them into digital JPEG images to share and preserve them forever. With the unique Fast-Loading Slide Adapter you simply push the Slides through the machine and press couple of buttons and in three seconds the Titan convert your slides into digital images.
COPYING, PRINTING & FAXING
Our easy to use, touch screen copy machine can make black & white or color copies with a simple push of a button! The fee for black & white copying or printing is 10 cents a page, and the fee for color copying or printing is 25 cents a page. Have a smart phone? Print images right from your smart phone to the copier by installing our free copier app! This copy machine also features a free scan to e-mail feature.
NMPL POLICY FOR PHOTOCOPYING & PRINTING:
The library staff will fax documents for patrons for the cost of $1 per page. A confirmation page is printed, so you always know that your fax reached it's destination safely!
Laminators are available to laminate large or small items - from newspaper clippings, to posters, to signs! We ask that all patrons allow the NMPL staff a 24 hour period to laminate items. Laminates 8 1/2" x 11 and small are $1.00 a page, and large laminates are $0.10 per inch.
The library offers cleaning and scratch repair for DVDs, CDs, and game discs. The cost for this service is $1.00 for each disc. We ask that all patrons allow the NMPL staff a 24 hour period to clean items. Please note that severely scratched discs may not be repairable, and we cannot guarantee that every disc will be fixed. Cracked discs are beyond repair. NMPL is not responsible for any damages or repairs that may be caused during the cleaning process.