Computers, Printing & WiFi

Public Computers

Public computers are available at all Nevada County Library locations.

Computer use is limited to two, one hour sessions per day. Log in with your library card and pin number. If you do not have a library card, inquire at the public service desk for a guest pass. Chromebooks and Macbooks are available for in-library use for two hour time blocks; patrons must have a library card or photo identification.

There is no charge to use our computers.


Free public WiFi is available at all library locations, and can be accessed from outside the building 24/7

After  you power up your device, it should automatically recognize the  wireless network. Open a browser (e.g., Firefox,  Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome), accept the internet use policy and begin searching the internet. If you have difficulty accessing this agreement button, please ask a staff member for assistance.  

Mobile hotspots are also available for checkout.  Access the internet at home or on the go.  Click here for details.

Guidelines for Computer and Internet Use 

Users of computers at the Library, whether wired or wireless, must abide by the Public Internet/Wireless Access Usage Agreement which prohibits abusive, obscene or illegal activity while using the Library's Internet service. Misuse of the Library's computing or network resources, or non-compliance with the policy is strictly forbidden. Disruptive behavior while using the Internet will not be allowed. If inappropriate images are displayed in view of others in the Library, the offending party will be asked to leave the premises.

Do not leave your laptop unattended. The Library is not responsible for stolen equipment.

Do not extend electrical cables across aisles where they might be a safety hazard.

Any activities deemed illegal will result in a user's permanent disconnection from the Library's wireless network.

Printing & Copying

Effective February 1st, 2023, copying and printing will cost $0.15 per page. Only $1 bills will be accepted for copy and print jobs. Please see staff for assistance or additional information. 

Mobile printing is available! Upload your print job to the PrinterOn website, download the PrinterOn app, or email what you need printed to your local library, up to 24 hours in advance of pick up. Please call or visit us in-person for details and instructions.