Computers & Printing

Computers & Printing

Printing

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Printing can be submitted from any web-connected device through our Remote Printing Portal. After submitting a print job, you may choose contact-free pickup or come into any open library to print it yourself at a print release station. See How to Retrieve Your Print Job for detailed instructions for each option.

You will receive $7.00 printing credit on your library card each week. Print jobs exceeding your weekly credit cannot be printed using the contact-free method, but funds may be added at print stations for larger print jobs.

Printing can be in black & white or color. See Print Costs for pricing details.

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Computers & Wi-Fi

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At the Library

Customers filled every available table and desk at the Marysville Library June 27 and 28, when temperatures exceeded 100 degrees. The library operated as a "cooling center" on June 27.

Desktop Computers

Desktop computers are available for use at all libraries except Mariner Library.

Laptops

To borrow a laptop on-site, please speak to a staff member in the library or call the contact-free services number when you arrive.

Wi-Fi

The name of the Wi-Fi network at all libraries is sno-isle public. There is no password required and a library card is not required for access. Wi-Fi access at all libraries extends throughout the library and to the library parking lot.

Wi-Fi is available 24/7 at most locations. The following locations have Wi-Fi connectivity from 5 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily:

Device Charging Stations

All libraries have outlets for charging your personal devices. Dedicated device charging station desks with multiple charging connectors are available at the following libraries:

To Go

Librarian delivers a Laptop To Go bag

Laptops, Wi-Fi Hotspots & To Go Kits

You can place a hold on a laptop to go, Wi-Fi hotspot or to go kit with your library card. You will receive a notification when the item is ready for pickup. Checkout is for 3 weeks (21 days).

Eligibility

A valid library card is required to check out a laptop or Wi-Fi Hotspot. Online library cards beginning with PACREG are not eligible for checking out laptops and Wi-Fi hotspots.

Need Help?

If you are using a laptop or Wi-Fi hotspot and need help, you can call the library or chat. Additionally, for laptops, a Help icon is on the desktop for quick access to assistance.

FAQ: Computers, Printing & More

  • Copying and scanning are available at all locations. Your weekly $7.00 printing credit can also be used to pay for copies.
  • Remote printing can be submitted from your home computer, a library laptop, or another device through our Remote Printing Portal

    Double-sided printing is not available for remote printing, however customers can print double-side by using library computers in person. 

    For print jobs that exceed your remaining weekly credit, you may add funds at an in-building print station.

    To Print Remotely

    Visit the library’s Remote Printing Portal. Enter your library card number and PIN then choose Web Print from the left menu. If you are on mobile, tap View in Desktop Mode from the bottom of the summary.

    1. Select Submit a Job
    2. Select black and white or color and size of paper you would like to print
    3. Select the Print Options and Account Selection button
    4. Enter the number of copies you need and select the Upload Documents button
    5. Upload files by dragging them into the highlighted box or browse files by selecting Upload from Computer
    6. Select the Upload and Complete

    To Retrieve Your Remote Print Job

    1. To have library staff print the job for contact-free pickup, select the Notify Library button. Once the form opens, select a library, enter your library card number, and submit. Please allow 2 business hours for documents to be printed and available for pickup.
    2. To print yourself, visit any library during open hours. At the print station, enter your library card number and PIN, then select the job you would like to print.
  • Each week, you will receive a $7.00 printing credit with your library card. You can print in black & white or color.

    The weekly printing credit cannot be converted to cash and unused amounts do not carry over from week to week. Each new week starts on Sunday.

    Print Costs

    • 8.5 x 11 inches (standard paper size) black & white: $0.10 per page
    • 8.5 x 11 inches (standard paper size) color: $0.50 per page
    • 8.5 x 14 inches (legal paper size) black & white: $0.10 per page
    • 8.5 x 14 inches (legal paper size) color: $0.50 per page
    • 11 x 17 inches (ledger paper size) black & white: $0.20 per page
    • 11 x 17 inches (ledger paper size) color: $1.00 per page

    If you choose to print in color, the printer will automatically detect which pages in a job are in color and which are not, and charge accordingly.

    If a print job contains a mix of black and white and color pages, you may choose to print it entirely in black & white. The color pages would print in black & white and the entire print job would be charged at the black & white rate.

  • Faxing is currently available at the Darrington Library, Freeland Library, Lynnwood Library, Marysville Library, and Snohomish Library

    Pricing

    Credit Card
    Sending to the US, Canada & Caribbean Sending to other international destinations
    $1.75 for the first page $3.95 for the first page
    $1.00 for each additional page $3.45 for each additional page
    Cash (prepaid fax card)
    Sending to the US, Canada & Caribbean Sending to other international destinations
    $1.75 for 1 page $3.75 for 1 page
    $2.75 for 2 pages $6.75 for 2 pages
    $3.75 for 3 pages $10.75 for 3 pages
    $4.75 for 4 pages  
    $5.75 for 5 pages  
    $6.75 for 6 pages  
    $10.75 for up to 18 pages  

    If paying by credit or debit card there is a recommended maximum of 20 pages per fax. If paying by cash (prepaid fax card), there is a maximum of 18 pages per fax to the US, Canada, & Caribean and 3 pages to other international destinations.

  • All public desktop computers and laptops are equipped with the following software:

    Browsers

    • Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Edge

    MS Office

    • Word
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • OneNote

    Image manipulation

    • GIMP
    • IrfanView
    • Paint.net
    • Inkscape
    • Snip & Sketch
    • Snipping Tool

    Other

    • MyPC
    • Papercut
    • Adobe Reader
    • Notepad++
    • GMetrix SMSe
    • Google Earth
    • VLC Media Player

    Additional Accessories available on Windows 10 computers:

    • Calculator
    • Computer (external file storage access)
    • Magnifier
    • Narrator
    • On-Screen Keyboard
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