Lane Cove Library provides a range of technology:
3D Printing is available at Lane Cove Library on Thursday evenings 5:00pm - 9:00pm or by appointment. The 3D printing fee is $5.00 per job plus $0.10 per minute print time.
Let the library know which design you would like and the web source. Designs may be obtained from a variety of websites - www.thingyverse.com, www.youmagine.com
Designs will be transferred to an SD card for insertion into the 3D printer. Print jobs will be completed in a single colour (red, blue, gold, silver, magenta or black).
To book or obtain a quotation please email the Library.
Keep your brain active with an Adult Launchpad - including crossword puzzles, number activities, hidden object games and map brain games.
The Junior Launchpads are suitable for preschool to aged 10+ and topics include English, Maths, Science, Music and eBooks.
The Launchpads do not have Internet connectivity and earphones are not required. Each tablet comes with a power charging cord which can be plugged into a computer to recharge when the battery runs low.
Launchpads can only be borrowed on an adult library card. Junior Launchpads are located near the Junior Audiobooks, while the Adult Launchpads are located near the Adult Audiobooks.
The Library offers free use of all public PCs including for email and word processing applications. The Monitor kiosk (located near the Information Desk) allows you to make EFTPOS payments for printing, photocopying, book sale items, fees and charges. To access this technology simply use your Library card, or print a Guest card from the kiosk or join the Library.
Printing from your laptop, tablet or other devices can be done using WiFi printing.
The Library has both coin and card operated copiers - standard printing prices apply.
Public Access Computers
The Public Access Computers can be used to print documents, search the Interet, web-based email, Word, PowerPoint and Excel programs. Computers are located in the Junior Library, behind the Information Desk and in the Local Studies room. Add value to your Library card or Guest card at the Monitor Kiosk..
The library has a collection of Save Power kits for seven day loan. Each kit contains:
- A power meter to measure energy consumption and running costs of appliances
- An infrared thermometer to measure fridge, freezer and hot water temperatures
- A compass to identify the orientation of the home and passive solar heating opportunities
- A stopwatch to measure shower and tap flow rate
- Instructions on using the equipment
- Worksheets to calculate your home energy efficiency
- A Home Energy Action Plan to record actions you will take to save energy and reduce bills.
Scanning is available for free at all photocopiers and documents can be scanned to an email or a USB.
It is free to access the WiFi Internet and no password is required. Simply select Lane Cove Library through your WiFi settings and agree to the terms and conditions.
You can print PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Image files while connected to the 'Lane Cove Library' wireless network. Log in to Web-Print with your Shorelink Library card or Guest card, follow the prompts on the screen and release your print job at the Copier.
If you need assistance enquire at the Information Desk.
Standard printing charges apply.