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.

Upcoming Events

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Advanced Microsoft Excel (via Zoom)

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NENC523 Learn about advanced Excel features including vLookup, data validation, pivot tables, and subtotals. Intermediate Microsoft Excel or equivalent experience required. (Part 3 of a 3-part series.) ...
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All About GPS Apps (via Zoom)

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NENC524 Learn about smartphone and tablet apps that take advantage of GPS—the Global Positioning System—for directions and location services. For Android and Apple users. Have your device and all applicable passwords on hand, or just follow along....
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NENC525 This class provides an overview of the new Microsoft Windows 11 operating system. If you have not downloaded the upgrade yet, we will provide an overview of the process. ...
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NENC526 Learn how to take pictures with your Apple iPad or iPhone, organize the pictures, perform basic editing cropping, and resizing, and share the photos. Have your device, Apple ID and password on hand, or just observe. ...
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NENC527 Learn how to move your digital pictures from your camera to your Windows computer. See how to save and organize your pictures in folders. Basic computer skills required. ...
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NENC528 Learn how to use mail merge in Microsoft Word to create labels, form letters, envelopes, and emails using mailing lists. Introduction to Word or equivalent experience is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel is helpful. ...