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Maywood Public Library Building

The Computer Center

computer center

SAM: SAM (Smart Access Manager) is an automated attendant system for all public computers. Patrons use SAM to access the Internet and other available software application. Maywood patrons must have a Maywood Public Library card, which is in good standing, in order to access a computer.

Printing: The cost of printing is $.10 per page for black and white copies. Color copies are $.25 per page. Please be advised that the Library is not responsible for print jobs that are not promptly removed from the printer.  Please ask for assistance before printing.

Scanning and Faxing: These services are now available via the public copy machine. Scanning is $.10 per page; faxing is $1.00 per page. Please see a staff member for assistance.

Youth Services Computers: There are 6 computers located in the Youth Services Department.  These computer are strictly limited to grade school aged children. Patrons must present their Maywood Public Library cards at the Youth Services Desk before logging on to a computer. The same printing policy stated above applies to the Youth Services Department.

Computer Center Procedures

Sessions are limited to one hour. Additional time may be granted if no one is waiting.

Patrons must use their own Maywood Public Library card.

  • PIN numbers have changed. Please see a staff member for details.

If you do not have your library card or forget your pin #, you must show a current photo I.D. or proof of residency to access your library account information.Guest computers

Non-Residents may use the Express Computer (20 minute limit) or purchase a guest pass for $2.00.

Only one person to a computer station.  Loitering is prohibited. 

Cell phone usage is only permitted in the areas by the elevators and restrooms.

Please adjust headphone volumes so that others are not disturbed.

Did you know?

  • The Computer Center is busiest during the late afternoon and early evening hours.

  • Grade school students may use the computers on the second floor in the Children’s Department.

  • The 1st Floor Computer Center is often full, but rotations are common. Wait times are usually no longer than 15 minutes.


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