All SBPL locations will be closed on March 31 for Cesar Chavez Day and Central Library Closed Due to Construction March 31 - April 4.
Computers are available for free public use at all libraries.
There is a daily maximum session limit of 120 minutes for all library cardholders.
Library computers offer internet access, library catalog access, printer access, and a range of basic software programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
Patrons may not load personal software onto library computers or alter the programs installed by library staff. Library computers are checked for viruses, but no guarantees are made that anti-virus programs will completely protect user data.
Parents, guardians and caregivers are encouraged to provide guidance to children using the library’s online resources.
For more details, please read the Internet Use & Safety Policy.
All SBPL libraries provide free Wi-Fi. Use of the library's wireless network is at the user's own risk. SBPL does not accept any liability for the security or integrity of data transmitted over its wireless network.
Need basic assistance learning how to use your computer or mobile device? Work One-to-One with a Tech Coach!
SBPL Tech Coaches can help you:
Please bring specific questions or problems to be resolved to your coaching sessions. Please have your passwords ready. Coaches cannot assist with hardware problems.
Single-sided and duplex printing is available at all SBPL branches. Printing is available from all public-access computers except library catalog kiosks.
Payments can be taken in cash. Only payments in excess of $5.00 can be made by credit or debit card.
Wireless printing is available at Central and Eastside libraries.
Download the PrinterOn app:
Eastside Library has laptops for use inside the library for all cardholders in good standing. Laptops cannot be checked out for use outside the library. Laptop borrowers under the age of 18 should be supervised by a parent or guardian. Laptops cannot be reserved. Contact Eastside Library for more information on laptop use policies.
Library patrons can check out Chromebooks and hotspots for off-site use for 1 week. Place a hold today!
The Central Library has a 3D printer available for public use. Users can create and send designs as .stl files for printing. 3D printing is free and available for all ages.
SBPL has an Ultimaker S3. Prints may take multiple weeks to complete.
For more information please read the 3D Printing Policy.
Available to the public at the Central Library:
Scanning is available at all library locations at the public printer station. Scanning is a free service.
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101