Business & Technology Center Computers Now Available

Eight computer workstations are now available in our Business & Technology Center, along with printing and scanning services.

Most other Bus & Tech Center services and spaces remain closed until further notice. Wi-Fi is available but there is no seating available at this time - feel free to sit outside or even in your car to use Wi-Fi. Remote 3-D printing and laser cutting are available from our Digital Services department.

Please note these important details about using the computer workstations:

  • Customers will be able to make one 45 minute reservation per day, via the Library website.

  • Walk-up reservations will also be accepted.

  • Reservations are valid only for the specific time slots listed below. No exceptions can be made. We advise that you arrive at or before the time of your reservation, to get the full benefit of your time slot.

  • Guest passes will also be available on a first come, first served basis.

  • Every hour, beginning at 15 minutes to the hour, the computers will shut down and the entire department will close for disinfection. All customers must vacate the department and take all belongings with them.

  • Customers over the age of 2 must wear a mask at all times while in the Library building.

Computer Reservation Times

Please note that no exceptions to this schedule can be made at this time. Make your online reservation here. Use the same log-in information that you use for your BALibrary account.

Monday-Friday Saturday Sunday
9 - 9:45 AM 9 - 9:45 AM 1 - 1:45 PM
10 - 10:45 AM 10 - 10:45 AM 2 - 2:45 PM
11 - 11:45 AM 11 - 11:45 AM 3 - 3:45 PM
12 - 12:45 PM 12 - 12:45 PM 4 - 4:45 PM
1 - 1:45 PM 1 - 1:45 PM  
2 - 2:45 PM 2 - 2:45 PM  
3 - 3:45 PM 3 - 3:45 PM  
4 - 4:45 PM 4 - 4:45 PM  
5 - 5:45 PM    
6 - 6:45 PM    
7 - 7:45 PM    
8 - 8:45 PM    

 

Read the library's Computer Use Policy.
Scanning/Printing services: Our Simple Scan Stations use touchscreen technology for fast, simple scanning to PDF, Word, or HTML formats, with options to save, email, or print. We recently updated our Simple Scan Stations to provide even more functionality: check out the list below. You'll find Simple Scan Stations in the Business & Technology Center and in Youth Services, both located on the first floor, and on the second floor in the Adult Services area.
What can you do at a Simple Scan?
FREE Services:

  • Scan materials to:
    • USB drive
    • Email (as an attachment)
    • Smartphone
    • Google Drive
    • One Drive
    • Dropbox
  • Restore Pictures: Enhance and/or restore faded or damaged images
  • Text Translation: Translate text to 64 different languages
  • Scan Text to Audio: Translate text to an audio file in 54 different languages

Additional Paid Services:
Scan-to-Print ($.10/pg B&W; $.25/pg Color)
Scan-to-Fax ($.50/pg domestic; $1/pg international)

Try new Simple Scan Stations the next time you visit BALibrary! Need to print? We have printers for all our Internet computers. Want to print at the library from your wireless laptop or even from your home computer?Use our Web Printing Service. Get all the details and set up your print requests.