The Library offers a wide array of computer options for public use. Desktop computers, laptops, and Chromebooks are available for use while in the library. E-readers preloaded with a selection of ebooks can be checked out for home use. Feel free to contact the Reference Desk at 479-750-8180 with questions about the information technology available at the library.
Computers & Wifi
The Library offers Internet-enabled computers for adults, teens, and children. In compliance with the Children’s Internet Protection Act, Internet access is filtered, though adults may request an unfiltered session for research purposes, provided they use a computer in an area designated for adults.
Viewing obscene material online is prohibited, according to the Library’s Computer Use Policy.
A Springdale Public Library card or guest pass is required to use Internet stations. Guest passes may be obtained at the Reference Desk with a photo ID.
Early Literacy Stations
The Children’s Department offers four early literacy computer stations and four after-school literacy stations. These computers are not connected to the Internet and are loaded with age-appropriate games and activities that promote learning and exploration.
Printing and Scanning
All Internet-enabled computers are connected to printers. Black and white prints are $0.15 per page, and $0.50 for color. There is no charge for scanning to email or to a flash drive. Printing from personal devices is also available. Click here for more information.
Laptops, Chromebooks, Headphones
The Library offers several laptops for adults, Chromebooks for teens, and headphones for all ages. Equipment is available for in-library checkout only. Laptops and Chromebooks are available at the check out desk (a card in good standing is required), and headphones are available at the Reference Desk.
The Library provides an open wireless network. The network name is Springdale Public Library, and there is no password required. Please be aware of the inherent risks of public wireless networks.