Computer Lab & Equipment

Public Computers

  • Using the Computer Lab: What You Need to Know
  • Located in the Computer Lab on the Lobby level behind the circulation desk.
  • Available for users of any age; users must adhere to Internet Policy and Acceptable Use Guidelines
  • All Colorado residents must obtain their own computer-only or borrowing card; out-of-state residents may ask for a guest pass.
  • Staff and volunteers can provide basic help with computer, e-reader, and other tech issues. Information on supplemental computer coaching and technology classes can be found here.
  • Additional computers for children and teens only are located on the top level in the Children's Area and Teen Zone.
  • Stay Tuned: In early 2017, iPads will be available for use anywhere in the Library.


  • To print, add money to your Library card at any service desk. B/W prints: 10 cents/page; Color prints: 25 cents/page. 
  • To scan, you may use either the scan station or the copy machine in the Lobby-level Computer Lab. Scanning with either machine is free.
  • To make copies, use the copy machine in the Lobby-level Computer Lab. Copies are 10 cents/page.
  • NO FAX MACHINE (ask staff for other locations with this service)

Additional Equipment

  • Flash drives for saving work are available for purchase for $2.50
  • Enlarger for magnifying printed reading material (upstairs near vending machine)
  • Nook ereaders, pre-loaded with ebooks, available for checkout (on display in the Lobby)
  • Microfilm reader (located in  the Nonfiction area in the Archives: ask staff for assistance)
  • Vending machine with drinks and snacks (top level near magazines)

Wireless Access

  • Use your own device; no password required. 
  • Connect to Lafayette Public Library Guest; launch browser window; accept terms and conditions. 
  • LPL does not provide security or virus protection. 
  • LPL is not responsible for damages due to incorrect or insufficient security or virus protection settings. 
  • A laptop and device charging counter is located on the top level near the vending machine.

Wireless Printing 

Wireless printing is available from your own computer or mobile device. 
  • B/W prints: 10 cents/page; Color prints: 25 cents/page. 
  • Send your documents to a printer: 1st Floor (IP or 2nd Floor ( IP 
  • Pay for and pick up your prints from the staff person at the service desk on the level with the printer you selected.
  • Get help with wireless printing