Computer Access & Printing

Computer Access

Computers are available for use up to two hours per day from the time the Library opens until 10 minutes before it closes. View the current locations and hours.

Public Wi-Fi is available inside the Library during all open hours and in Library parking lots from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Wi-Fi access is filtered. There is no charge to use Library computers or Library Wi-Fi.

Printing, copying, faxing, and scanning are also available. The fees are as follows:

  • Black and white printing and copying: 10 cents per page
  • Color printing and copying: 25 cents per page
  • Faxing: 50 cents per page
  • Scanning: no charge

All printing and copying is single-sided on 8 ½” x 11” (letter size) paper.

Mobile Printing

Library cardholders can upload files for printing from their own device at home or within the Library for same-day printing:

  1. Go to mobileprint.boisepubliclibrary.org and sign in with your card number and PIN.
  2. Click on "upload document" and browse to your file.
  3. After upload is complete, click the refresh button to see that the document is in your list.

You can also submit files via email:

  1. Email or forward documents as attachments to boisepubliclibraryprint@gmail.com.
  2. Wait to receive a registration email with a link to mobileprint.boisepubliclibrary.org. Follow the link and sign in with your card number and PIN.

Whichever method you choose, visit a Library location after submitting your files and sign in at the print release station with your Library card number and PIN. Files submitted using either method are deleted overnight.

Supported File Types

  • Documents     .doc | .dot | .docx | .rtf
  • Excel              .xls | .xlt | .xlsx | .xltx | .xltm | .xlsm |.csv
  • Powerpoint     .ppt | .pptx | .pptm | .pot | .pps | .potx | .ppsx
  • PDF                .pdf
  • Images           .jpg | .jpeg | .png | .bmp | .gif
  • Email              .txt | .mht | .eml
  • Visio               .vsd | .vss | .vst | .vdx | .vsx | .vtx | .vdw

Accessibility

All computers at the Library are set up with the following accessibility tools: 

  • NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) allows blind and vision impaired people to access and interact with the Windows operating system and many third-party applications. - User Guide
  • Microsoft Narrator reads aloud the text on your PC screen - Getting Started
  • Microsoft Magnifier makes part or all of your screen bigger so you can see words and images better - Getting Started

 

Contact Us

Phone: (208) 972-8200
Renewal by Phone: (208) 972-8980
TTY: 1-800-377-3529
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Library Director:  Jessica Dorr

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