Technology at the Library
The Library offers a variety of technology and services we hope you'll take advantage of. See the descriptions below for more information.
Printing is available on the Library’s computers. $1.00 per page for color copies. Black and white copies are free or by donation
The Library has computers available for internet access. Microsoft Office is loaded on all machines.
A black and white copy machine is available for public use. Each copy is $0.25. The copy machine only accepts cash.
The Library has a fax machine available to the public behind the circulation desk. Outgoing faxes are $5 for first three pages and $1 per page for any subsequent pages. Incoming faxes are $1 per page. Faxing is available during regular library hours.
iPads and Dell Latitude tablets are available for in-library use. The Library owns 2 iPads and 8 Dell tablets.
The Library owns 6 Kindle e-readers that can be checked out: 2 Kindle Fires, 2 Paperwhites and 2 Kindle e-readers. Each Kindle comes pre-loaded with over 50 popular fiction and non-fiction titles. Traveling or reading under a deadline? Ask a Librarian about adding a title to the Kindles.
The Library owns a Topaz Desktop Video Magnifier, a systems that enlarges print and graphic materials electronically on a monitor screen, great for viewing small type in newspapers, photos, maps and more. The machine features magnification of up to 77 times on a 24-inch monitor.
The Library has an easy to use scanner in the public computing area. Save documents as JPEG or PDF. Print scanned documents, send to email, upload to Google drive or save to a thumbdrive.
Are you a stargazer? Try out the Library’s telescope! Made possible through funding by MathWorks for Natick, MA and supported by the Aldrich Astronomical Society, Inc. The Library owns an Orion StarBlast 4.5" telescope. Patrons can check out the telescope for two weeks. The telescope comes with an instructional manual, 2 travel pillows, 1 red zippered pack containing 1 National Audubon Society Pocket guide and 1 red/white 3 LED headlight with strap.
Try your hand at the Library’s MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D printer. 3D printers are an "additive" technology and work by printing material in layers. Design your own objects to print in one of the many free online softwares, such as Tinkercad or SketchUp. Call the Library to learn more about the printer.