Does the library have tax forms?
Yes. We receive packets from the IRS during tax season and can also help you find specific forms online. Click here or call the Help Desk at 269-781-7821 ext. 10 for more information.
Does the library have a public fax machine?
No. For a list of places in the Marshall area that offer a faxing service, click here.
Can I make copies at the library?
Yes. The library has 2 self-service copy machines available for public use for black & white copies only. Copies are $ .10 each. Color copies may be made on the scanners available on public computers #1 and #10. MDL cardholders in good standing may reserve a scanner for this purpose by calling the Help Desk at 269-781-7821 ext. 10. Color copies are $ .25 each. For a list of other places in the area that offer copy service, click here.
Can I laminate a document at the library?
No, the library does not have a laminating machine available for public use. For a list of places in the Marshall area that offer this service, click here.
Does the library have a public notary?
Yes, on a limited basis. Please call 269-781-7821 ext. 13 to reserve a time to meet with the notary. For a list of other places in the Marshall area that offer public notary service, click here.
Can I have a test proctored at the library?
Yes. Please visit this page or call 269-781-7821 ext. 18 for more information. This service is free to MDL cardholders and $15.00 per test for non-cardholders.
What resources does the library have to help me research my family history?
The library provides access to Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest, and has many local history documents available for viewing including U.S. Census Records, cemetery records and newspaper archives. For more information about our genealogy services, click here.
Does the library have free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the library offers free wireless Internet for patrons and guests. For a list of other places in the Marshall area that offer free Wi-Fi, click here.
Can I make a reservation for use of a library computer?
Yes. MDL cardholders in good standing may reserve a computer up to 24 hours in advance by stopping by the Help Desk or calling 269-781-7821 ext. 10.
How much time can I spend on a library computer each day?
MDL cardholders using unfiltered computers in the Adult Area are limited to 1 hour if other patrons are waiting. If no other patrons are waiting, staff may extend time in 30-minute increments. MDL cardholders using computers in the Youth Area are limited to 30 minutes if other patrons are waiting. If no other patrons are waiting, staff may extend time in 30-minute increments. Non-cardholders may use Adult & Youth Area computers for 30 minutes.
Can I print pages from the library’s public computers?
Yes. Printing costs are as follows:
- Black and White: $0.10
- Double-Sided Black and White: $0.20
- Color: $0.25
- Double-Sided Color: $0.50
- Prints or Copies from Scanners: $0.25
What software and other programs are available on the library’s public computers?
All of the library’s public access computers have high-speed Internet access, the Microsoft® Office 2013 Suite (including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Word), Adobe Acrobat® for viewing PDF documents, Picasa for editing digital photographs, and access to various library subscription databases. Some computers have additional software, such as Adobe Acrobat® XI for editing PDF documents. Please see a staff member for assistance or call 269-781-7821 ext. 10 for more information.
Can I download or install my own software to the library’s public computers?
No. This is prohibited by our Internet Use Policy.
Does the library have a scanner?
Yes. Three scanners are available for public use on a first-come, first-served basis. MDL cardholders in good standing may reserve a scanner up to 24 hours in advance by stopping by the Help Desk or calling 269-781-7821 ext. 10. All copies printed from the scanners are $ .25 per page.
Does the library have wireless printing?
No, at this time the library is unable to offer this service. You may save files to a CD-ROM or flash drive and print them from one of the public computers. The library has CD-ROMs available for $1.00 each and flash drives available for $10.00 each.
Is someone available to help me on the computer?
Staff may assist library users in accessing the Internet or with other basic computer functions. Because of the many different applications available, staff may not be able to provide specialized or technical knowledge about a particular application. One-on-one computer assistance is available by appointment. For more information, click here.