Equipment & Technology

Computers and Internet Access Services

  • Wi-Fi available throughout library and meeting room
  • 12 internet access computers in a quiet computer lab with Microsoft Office software
  • Nine additional internet access computers with Windows 7 / Microsoft Office 2010
  • Three children's computers - two with restricted educational internet games; one AWE ELF Early Literacy Station™ - Version 9 Bilingual Spanish Edition
  • Eight library catalog computers throughout the library building
  • 10 HP laptop computers for in-library use with valid ID; Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010 with Mavis Beacon typing software + 6 LInux operating system laptops with open source software for word processing etc.

Visual and Hearing Assistance Technology

  • Optelec CCTV (tabletop magnifier) for reading books, documents, and newspapers
  • Optelec compact magnifiers (2) (hand-held devices may be checked out for a one-week loan period)
  • Videophone (Dynex Led HDMI TV), ntouch PC provided by Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS®)
  • Hearing Loop technology available throughout library and meeting room. (Hearing Loop Instructions (PDF))

Scanning and copying services

  • Printing services from public access computers is available at $0.15 per page black and white, $.50 color. There is a coin-operated photocopy machine. (Konica Minolta BizHubC360 located in Oasys copy center room)
  • Fax service (staff operated) - up to 5 pages as time allows.
  • Scan to email services (staff operated) - page limits within reason for file size and staff time.
  • Minolta RP603Z microfilm / fiche reader printer - $0.15 per page
  • New! MakerBot Replicator 3d printer

Equipment Available for Home Check Out and Use

  • Energy measurement device Kill-a-Watt provided by Skagit Public Utility District (PUD) available for check out with library card
  • Orion StarBlast 4.5” telescope available for check out, read more