Technology Services

Technology Help Classes:

Thursday mornings by appointment - Stop by the reference desk or call 914-245-5262 x227 to reserve time with a knowledgeable adult volunteer.

Teen Computer Tutors are at the library every Friday from 3:30- 4:45PM. No appointment necessary

 

To Learn More visit our Computer skills page for free online tutorials here .

 

Technology Available to the Public

11 Internet Stations – 9 in adult, 2 in children’s. All have Microsoft Office 2010, CD-RW/DVD drive.

4 Catalog Only Stations – 2 in adult, 2 in children’s

1 photocopy machines (black & white) – both are in adult room

1 black & white/color printers/photocopiers/scanners  – in adult

Wireless Internet service

One microform reader/printer

2 USB Drives -inquire at Reference Desk (to allow patrons to transfer software documents to email)

For Sale:
Earphones - $2.00 each

 

The following items/services are available to patrons who have special needs:

  • Large Print Books(see adult reference librarian)
  • TTY(or TT for Text Telephone) for the hearing impaired.  Patrons may request this device from any Westchester public library or call the Westchester Library System directly.  The device may be borrowed for a two-week period.  See an Adult Reference Librarian for more information.  This information can be found in the file entitled “Adaptive devices for disabled patrons” at ready reference.
  • Magnifying Glass(see adult reference librarian)
  • Hart to the Homebound(Volunteers bring books to patrons who cannot come to the library themselves.)  See Debbie Sarno for more information.
  • Wheelchair accessible computer station
  • New York State Talking Book & Braille Library
    Patrons who qualify for these services can obtain an application from the Adult Reference Desk.  The folder is entitled “Blind and Visually Handicapped.”  The library lends books on recorded disc, cassette tape and in braille and provides, free of charge, the special machines needed to listen to the books.
  • Unabridged – A project of the National Library Service (a division of the Library of Congress) for the Blind and Physically Handicapped makes unabridged digital audio books available to people who are registered with the program.  Patrons are able to “check out” and download digital word audio books directly to their computers.SeeAdult Reference Desk for more information in the folder entitled “Blind and Physically Handicapped.”