Computers & Technology FAQ

Yes. There are a number of computers located within the Library to allow Internet access for adult, teen and children patrons and guests. Please see a librarian to help you gain access to these machines.

Yes, all computers for public use are connected to a centralized printer which will guide you through the printing process. You can choose to print in color or black and white. Applicable fees will be displayed. Prints are to be picked up at the circulation desk.

Color printing can be done by using the public internet computers. Color copies can be made by using the scanner located in the reference area of both library buildings. Applicable fees will be displayed. Prints are to be picked up at the circulation desk.

Yes. Wireless Internet access is available throughout both buildings, in the court yard at the Northport location and in the park adjacent to the East Northport location. 

The Library has deployed a wireless print solution called Princh.

Laptop & Chromebooks
Patrons can to upload files they want printed using the Princh website (https://print.princh.com) and one of our library printer codes.

NENPL Printer Codes
Circulation Desk – adult and teen patrons, also child patrons printing in Color
– Northport: 1 0 3 0 2 7 (NP Patron Flyer)
– East Northport: 1 0 3 0 2 8 (EN Patron Flyer)

Children’s Room – child patrons printing in black and white only
– Northport: 1 0 3 0 3 1 (Children’s NP Patron Flyer)
– East Northport: 1 0 3 0 3 4 (Children’s EN Patron Flyer)
NOTE: Printing in the Children’s rooms is limited to children.

The library maintains several versions of word processing software.

You may search through our Online Resources at home, or from the library. You will need you library card and password to use available databases at home.

The public computers in the library accept a variety of media.  You will have to ask for a USB disk drive to use your diskette.

We  make every effort to keep our public computers current with the latest in word processing, spreadsheet, graphic and database applications. The programs are both commercial and open source.

Scanners for the public are available in both Library buildings. Each scanner allows you to save documents to a variety of formats and offers different output options.

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NENC534 Learn how to access and use Microsoft Office 365. Topics in this class include creating, sharing, and editing documents. ...
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SeniorNet: Introduction to Windows 11 (In-Person)

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NENC536 Windows 11 is the new operating system from Microsoft. This class will show you how to test your computer to see if upgrading is a possibility. Explore some of the changes from previous versions of Windows including the new Start Menu, Tas...
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NENC537 There are ways to access TV and movies other than using a cable provider. In this class you will learn about Internet-based streaming and the services available from various providers, including the Library. ...
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NENC538 What is cryptocurrency? Learn about this new form of digital currency and how to find more information about it online. ...
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NENC539 Learn how to download and use ebooks and audiobooks from the Library's website. Demonstrations will include username and password creation, using the Libby app, navigating the website, finding and downloading items, and more. ...