Computers


The Allen County Public Library has over 450 computers available for customer use at the main library and its thirteen branches with access to the Internet, library catalog, and MS Office products. 

All public computers contain:

  • Windows 7
  • MS Office 2013 applications including Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, and Word.
  • Web Browsers – Internet Explorer and Firefox

All computers have USB ports. Flash drives are available for purchase at all locations. 

A public computer can be used for 1 hour with a valid ACPL card. Customers may bring their own headphones to listen to audio. Headphones are, also, available for purchase at all locations.

By choosing to use one of the public computers, customers agree to abide by the ACPL’s Use of Computer and Internet Resources Policy.

Wifi


Free Wireless Internet Access is available at all 14 ACPL locations. 

Simply bring your wireless enabled device to the Library and turn it on. 

When your wireless network card senses a signal, a message appears on your screen indicating a wireless network is available. From the available wireless networks connect to ACPL WiFi. For more information see WiFi Service & Troubleshooting Guide in Adobe PDF format.

Printing



Patrons may print from any public computer. Prices to print are .10 cents per page for B&W and .25 cents per page for color. For Allen County Public Library Card holders, money can be added to your Library Card.

For out of county patrons, a Print Card can be purchased for one dollar. The pay for print vending machines will only accept paper money and do not dispense change.
Prior to printing, you are encouraged to Preview your print job beforehand so that you can avoid unwanted printing byselecting specific pages.

We also offer WiFi Printing. This service is a browser-based solution that makes it easy to print without needing to install printer drivers. You can print from any device that is connected to our network and has a web browser.