Accessibility at the library
- The library has handicapped parking, an accessible entrance, a wheelchair accessible elevator and wheelchair accessible restrooms on three levels.
- A wheelchair, walker with basket and drop down seat and mini shopping carts are available for use.
- Large print books, audio books on CD and Reader’s Digest in large print are available to check out.
- On the third level, one public computer is equipped with ZoomText software, and a visual enlarger is also available for use.
How Adults Get a Library Card
Patrons ages 18 and older may register for a library card by filling out a Library Card Application Form and providing identification that shows current name and address.
How Teens/Children Get a Library Card
Parents/legal guardians with current identification must register their children age 17 and under for juvenile library cards, and are responsible for materials checked out on them.
Teens/Children using the Internet
Children age 16 or younger may use the library’s public computers with Internet access, if he/she has an Internet Use Permission Form with parent/legal guardian signature on file with the library. On that form, a parent/guardian has two options to choose from: either permit the child to use only filtered computers in the Youth Services Department, or permit the child to also use unfiltered computers in the Adult Department. Forms are available at all service desks.
Internet Access The T.B. Scott Library offers free wifi throughout the entire building.
Four public computers are located in Youth Services on the second floor, equipped with filtering software. These computers are available for use by adults, and to youths with an Internet Use Permission Form on file, signed by a parent or legal guardian.
Ten public desktop computers and an Express laptop with Internet access are located in the Adult Department on the third floor. One of them is equipped with ZoomText software, an adjustable-height desk, and a trackball pointing device to assist handicapped patrons. Two of them are connected to flatbed scanners, and a Magic Wand scanner is available for use with any computer. A twelfth desktop computer without Internet access is loaded with word processing and productivity software. Two more desktop computers in the Local History & Genealogy Room are connected to ScanPro digital microfilm/microfiche equipment, used principally to research the library’s newspaper microfilm collection.
All public computers are networked to printers located at the Adult Reference desk. Printouts cost 15¢ per page in black & white and 30¢ each in color. Public computers in the Adult Department are available for use by adults, and to youths with an Internet Use Permission Form on file, signed by a parent or legal guardian, that permits use of unfiltered computers.