Computers & Technology

Public PCs

The Library has 26 computers for public use, including 12 in the Adult section, 8 in the Children room, and 8 in the Inbetween.  All are equipped with Windows 10,  Microsoft Office 2016 and Google Chrome for Internet access.

Patrons may use public computers only with their own library card from any BCCLS library. Guest passes are available for patrons without BCCLS library cards and are available at public service desks. If all the workstations are full, patrons may request to be placed on a waiting list at at public service desk.

Use of public computers is governed by the Library’s Computer & Internet Use Policy.

Printing

Print from any of our 26 workstations directly to our high-speed color copiers.

Printouts are $0.15 per page for black & white, and $0.25 per page for color.

Scanning

Anyone can use our Scannx ScanCenter Elite scanner for free. Use the document feeder to scan multi-page documents, or the large flatbed scanner to scan books, photos or large documents. 

Scanned files can be sent to email, USB, Cloud Services like Google Drive, or to a smartphone with a variety of formats like PDF, Word Doc, JPEG.

Scannx ScanCenter Elite

See how easy it is to use the Scannx ScanCenter Elite to scan documents and send them to your device, Google Drive, USB stick or email.

High Speed Wireless Access

Free Wireless Internet (Wifi) access is available throughout the Library to anyone who has a wireless device via an open, unsecured network.

Simply look for the wireless network named “MahwahLibrary.”  The Library’s wireless network does not require a password to connect.
 
The Library’s wireless network is not secure. Information sent from or to your laptop can be captured by anyone else with a wireless device and the appropriate software, within three hundred feet.  The Library assumes no responsibility for the safety of equipment or for laptop configurations, security, or data files resulting from connection to the Library’s network.

Wireless Internet access in the library is governed by the Library’s Computer & Internet Use Policy.

Wireless Printing

The library provides a printing solution for wireless devices using PrinterOn.

PrinterOn can be accessed through a web page for standard computers, via email by any email-capable device, or via apps created specifically for Apple and Android devices. You can even use it from home if your personal printer is having a bad day.

From email, compose or forward an email to mpl-ridgeroad-bw@printspots.com (black and white prints) or mpl-ridgeroad-color@printspots.com (color prints) and attach the document or image to the email. Alternatively you can paste text into the body of the email to have it printed.

From a browser, navigate to our PrinterOn portal.

For devices, simply download the app using the links below.

Photocopiers

The library has two high-speed color photocopiers for public use.

Black & white copies are $0.15 per page and color copies are $0.25 per page for either letter sized (8.5”x 11”) or legal size (8.5” x 14”) copies.