More Than a Library…
Western Allegheny Community Library is practically a mini-office center! We have desktop computers, productivity software, high-speed internet, Wi-Fi, printers, a copier, fax machine, scanner, and more.
Desktop Computers and Laptops
PCs are available in the adult area, in Youth Services, and in the Teen Room. Also, iPads have been installed in the Children's and Teen areas, pre-loaded with apps and internet-ready.
Software available on the library's computers includes:
- Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access)
- Internet Browsers (Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome)
- Media Software (Windows Media Player, VLC)
The library offers free Wi-Fi if you bring in your laptop (Windows or Mac OS) or mobile device. There is no fee to use the Wi-Fi, and it is available throughout the library - even outside in the Backyard! Connect to the "Western Allegheny Community Library" wireless network (no password necessary).
Scan, Copy, and Fax
Our Xerox machine makes high quality, fast copying available at a minimal cost (25¢ per page for black and white and 50¢ for color). You are responsible for all copies you make, so please ask a staff member for assistance if needed. Faxing is also available for $1.00 per page ($1.25 long distance). Scanning and emailing a document as a PDF on the Xerox is 25¢ per page. We also have a photo scanner on one of the desktop computers to scan a picture or document.