Technology Services

Service Adjustment Due To COVID-19

Public computer access is limited to a single one-hour session each day.  Printing, faxing, and scanning services are available.  Kits are not available for checkout at this time.  The makerspace is currently closed.  3D printing services are available by appointment.

The library is more than books! We offer a variety of technologies to help you access and use information.

Public Computers

All Rutherford County Library System locations offer public computers with the following software installed:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Wi-Fi

All of our library locations offer free Wi-Fi. To connect, look for the network named “LibraryPUBLIC” and agree to the Terms of Use.

Kits

The library has a collection of STEM and other specialty kits for both adults and children. Be sure to check our Kits & Specialty Items page for descriptions of the various kit collections and a complete list of kits.

Media Conversion

Our DBU (Dream It, Build It, Use It) Makerspace has equipment available to convert VHS tapes to DVDs and LP records to CDs. There is no cost for this service, but you must provide your own blank DVDs and CDs. Be sure to check with library staff about the required DVD and CD formats before purchasing your blank media!

Robotics

Several different robotics kits are available for anyone age 10 and up to build and program. The kits are located in our DBU Makerspace.

Programming Kits

Have you ever wanted to learn basic electronics programming? Our DBU Makerspace has two Arduino kits available for in-house use to learn the basics of programming. Interact with LEDs, learn how to take input from external components, and more!

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