Northborough Free Library


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Northborough Free Library

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Computers

The Library offers 21 computers: 4 in the Adult Services Reference Area, 9 in the Computer Lab, 4 in the Teen Room, and 4 in the Children's Room. Each computer has internet access and some Microsoft Office products - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

We strongly advise that you bring a USB to save your work. You will not be able to save anything to the library's computers.

All library computers are connected to a coin-operated printer/photocopier located on the second floor. The printing and photocopying costs are 15 cents per side for black-and-white and 25 cents per side for color. You may also scan and print documents to or from a USB for the same fee listed above.

Free wireless internet access is available throughout the library building through the LibraryPublicHotspot network.

Policy for Public Use of Computers on the Internet


Wi-Fi HotSpots

You can borrow our mobile Wi-Fi hotspots. HotSpots are easy-to-use, mobile devices that offer internet access over a wireless local area network (WLAN). HotSpots typically use Wi-Fi technology. Stay connected whenever you are on the go!

Visit the catalog to see if any of our HotSpots are available.


Printing Services

Print from anywhere using PrinterOn!

You can email a print job to the Library's printer from anywhere and from any device (computer, tablet, or phone) with PrinterOn (see option 1 below). You can also upload your document using a web browser (option 2) or the PrinterOn app (option 3). You must come in person to release the print job for this service, so it is only available during our open hours.

If you need something printed while we are not open to the public, but the library is staffed, see the We can print that for you! section below for instructions on using curbside printing.

1. Send an email with the attached document to northborough-bw@printspots.com for black-and-white print jobs or northborough-color@printspots.com for color print jobs. To release your print job, enter your email address at the print release station at the Library.

2. Upload a document at this URL: http://www.printeron.com/nr/northborough and follow the onscreen instructions. To release your print job, enter your email address at the print release station at the Library.

3. Free mobile printing apps are available at www.printeron.com/apps for more information or search for and download PrinterOn on the iTunes App StoreGoogle Play, and BlackBerry App World.