Computers, Software, Equipment
@ the Main Library
The Main branch at WCPLtn features 87 public access computers: 8 pre-school and 8 internet accessible in the children's department, 22 in the adult / reference department, 24 in the computer lab, 6 in Special Collections, and 8 in the teens department.
Most computers are equipped with MS Office 2003. MS Office 2010 is installed on two Reference computers, and all the computers in the Lab. All machines offer printing capability and free online access to all of our databases and the internet.
Public computers are available to all patrons with a valid WCPLtn library card in good standing, and are available for all hours that the library is open with no reservations necessary. Visitors may apply for a 30 day computer pass while visiting the Main, Fairview or Nolensville libraries.
Assistive Devices and Software
The Adaptive Technology Center equipment includes two ADA computers with adjustable workstation desk height, 19 inch flat panel monitors with swing arms, 1 touchscreen monitor, flatbed scanner, headphones (available upon request), BigKeys LX and KEYS-U keyboards, oversize Infogrip ball mouse, ExpertMouse ball mouse, standard 3 button wheel mouse as well as one handed keyboard, Glidepoint Adesso touchpad and a switch adapted joystick (both available upon request).
Software: FS Reader, JAWS screen reader, Laureate Educational, Magic screen magnification, Office suite 2003, OpenBook in combination with a scanner reads items scanned, Photoshop Elements, and switch friendly games.
Optelec Clear View document magnification device
Includes a picture and reading mode, reverse reading mode, adjustable image brightness and 3 display modes including full video, computer and split screen between computer and Optelec.
Low vision reader. Magnifies items placed under the camera and displayed on the monitor.
Two photocopy machines are available for all patrons - 1 is located on the 1st floor across from the circulation desk, and the 2nd one is located in the Reference Department. Photocopies are 10 cents a page.
Flat bed scanners are available in the Adaptive Technology Center, Reference area and Special Collections. The scanners can accommodates letter and legal size documents.
Microfilm / microfiche readers are available in the Special Collections Department.
Free WiFi is available at all branch libraries.