The Edith B. Ford Memorial Library offers a variety of free and paid services to its patrons.
Scanning & Emailing Documents – No Charge
Faxing Documents – $0.50 up to 5 pages
Copying Black & White – $0.25 per side
Copying Color – $0.50 per side
A librarian will be available to assist you in using the copier.
The library also has desktop and laptop computers available to use at no charge. There are four desktops for general use, two desktops for teen use only, and seven laptops for general use and use during classes. Laptops must be kept in-house. One on one computer assistance is available at scheduled times.
- The Public Access Computers (PACs) are provided for public use as reference and productivity tools, including internet access.
- A patron must not have exceeded $5 in fines or have any blocks on their Library account in order to use a computer.
- Youth fifteen (15) and under must have parental/guardian permission form on file before an Internet workstation can be assigned, unless they are part of a supervised class or accompanied by an adult tutor.
- The Library staff is not required to provide any assistance beyond basic maintenance of the computers.
- PAC sessions are limited to 60 minutes unless no one is waiting to use a PAC.
- Users are not allowed to add any software or personal files to the computer hard disk, or to run software other than that provided on the system. Files must be saved on personal thumb drives.
- Users are not allowed to make ANY changes to the configuration of the system software.
- Food and drink are not allowed at a computer station.
- There are many areas of the Internet that contain questionable or offensive material. Those using the PACs (and their parents) accept the risk that objectionable material maybe accessed, and absolve the Library, staff, and volunteers of any responsibility.
- Use of the Internet for activities that violate local, state, or federal laws is prohibited. This includes activities such as viewing child pornography, committing fraud, hacking, libeling, or threatening.
- The Library staff reserves the right to end an Internet session at any time if it is creating a disturbance. The Library reserves the right to require individuals to discontinue the display of information that cause a disruption. Repeated violation of this policy will result in the suspension of an individual’s right to use the PAC or Wi-Fi of the library.
- Library users should be cautioned that the Internet is NOT a secure medium and all transactions, files, and communications are vulnerable to unauthorized access, and therefore should be considered public. The Library will not release information on the use of electronic resources by members of the public except as required by law.
- U.S. copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code) prohibits the unauthorized reproduction or distribution of copyrighted materials, except as permitted by the principles of fair use. the Library expressly disclaims any liability or responsibility resulting from copyright infringement or any violation of local, state, or federal laws in the use of terminals.
- Patrons may print materials from a computer for a nominal fee.
Through the Finger Lakes Library System we are able to offer these online services:
Overdrive – e-books & audiobooks
Hoopla – movies, books, & music
RB Digital – e-magazines
HeritageQuest – ancestry research
AskUs 24/7 – homework help
Mango Languages – language learning