Public Use Computers & Copiers
All Bellingham Public Library locations have the following equipment available for public use:
Is there a charge for printing or making copies?
Yes, it is 15 cents per page for black and white copies and 50 cents for color (Central only).
Internet Use Policy
The Bellingham Public Library uses a reservation system for scheduling access to Internet computers. Internet use is limited to 90 minutes a day.
You can reserve a computer for same-day use or up to a week in advance online or at the library.
A Bellingham Public Library card or Whatcom County Library System card is required to use an Internet computer. Visitors may get access to an Internet computer by checking in with a staff person.
Wireless Internet Access
Wireless Internet access is available at all locations of the Bellingham Public Library for wireless-enabled devices.
A library card is not required to access the wireless network.
There are a limited number of electrical outlets available in the libraries. Patrons using the wireless access network are asked to supply their own electrical power.
The wireless network is not secure and use is at the individual's own risk. Users of the wireless network must configure their own equipment.
To connect to the wireless network:
For more information about wireless Internet access, please read the Wireless Internet Access Brochure.
All Internet computers have a folder on the Desktop called Accessibility Tools and contain the following programs:
Patrons with sight or hearing impairments may use the following at the Central Library:
Resources to help you learn or improve technology skills.