Library Services

Computers

Townsend Public Library has 20 Windows XP public computers: 8 in the Main Library, 6 in the Young Adult Area, 4 in the Children's Room and 2 for searching the catalog in the Main Library. The Library also has 6 Apple iMac computers available to the public: 2 in the Main Library, 2 in the Young Adult Area and 2 in the Children’s Room. To use the Library's public computers, visitors must follow the Library's Internet and Computer Use Policy.
 
All of the Library's public Windows XP computers have the following programs loaded:
·         Adobe Acrobat Standard
·         Adobe Flash player
·         Google Earth
·         Google Picasa
·         Internet Explorer
·         Instant Messaging Apps
·         iTunes
·         Mozilla Firefox
·         Office 2007 Professional (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word)
·         Overdrive Media Console
·         QuickTime
·         Real Player
·         Roxio Creator (for CD/DVD burning)
·         Windows Media Player
·         Windows Movie Maker
 
Printing, Faxing, and Copying
Prints cost .10 each for balack and white, .25 for color a page. Faxing cost $1 a page and copying .15 a copy.
 
WiFi
Free, unsecured WiFi is available at the Townsend Library. Visitors may access the wireless network throughout the Library. 
 
Accessibility
For visual impaired patrons ZoomText software is available, it features screen magnification and screen reading. These two features enable the user to see and hear everything displayed on the computer screen. We have a 1 network license which allows usage at any available Windows XP computer.  We also have headphones available for use.

Delivery Services
The library provides curbside and home delivery services for our handicapped or housebound patrons.
 
Study Rooms
There are two study rooms available.  Please contact the circulation desk.
 
Meeting Rooms
Meeting rooms are available for use, please contact the circulation desk.