Computers and Internet Access

Public Computers

The Patten Free Library has 10 desktop computers for public use. Microsoft Office is available on these devices.  Public desktop computers may be used with a Library card or a guest pass.


Patten Free Library has four Chromebooks available for check out with a library card, valid license, or credit card to leave at the Reference desk while you borrow. For library use only.

Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Wifi is available throughout the building and immediately outside the Library.  

Printing Services

Printing is available from library computers for $.15 per side for black and white and $1.00 per side for color.  

Faxing, Scanning, and Copying

Faxes are $2 for the first side, and $1 for each additional side and can be done at the Reference desk.

Scanning and photocopying are available at the public photocopiers.  Photocopies are $.15 per side for black and white and $1.00 per side for color.  There is no charge to scan and email documents.


When you use a Library computer or the Library’s WiFi services, you agree to comply with our Patron Code of Conduct and Internet Use Policy.

Library staff are available to answer your computing questions at the Information Desk, by email , or telephone 207-443-5141 x1012.

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