The Library offers a wide array of computer options for public use. Feel free to contact the Library at 479-750-8180 with questions about the information technology available.
Computers & Wifi
The Library offers Internet-enabled desktop 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.
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.
Chromebooks and Hotspots
The Library offers Chromebooks and mobile hotspots that patrons may check out and use at home. Chromebook kits include a Chromebook, charger and an internet-enabled USB modem for internet access. Mobile hotspots wirelessly connect to your personal device and provide high-speed internet access for up to 10 devices. A library card in good standing is required for check out. Chromebooks and hotspots check out for two weeks and are limited to one per card.
Early Literacy Stations
Literacy stations are currently unavailable.
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.