Take library wifi with you wherever you go — on vacation, on the road, even at home — with a mobile hotspot that you can check out! These mobile hotspots give you portable wifi access with a 4G connection that you can use on up to ten devices at once.
Microfilm reader and Braintree newspapers on microfilm
Our microfilm reader and Braintree newspapers on microfilm are located on the Lower Level. Looking for an old newspaper article, or just curious what happened in Braintree the week you were born? You can find what you’re looking for in Braintree newspapers — dating back to1881 — using the microfilm reader. Printing is also available.
A scanner, with character recognition software, is connected to a public computer on the Lower level. Scan directly to a flash drive, or save your documents to the computer and email them to yourself or someone else. Use of the scanner is limited to 15 minute increments.
Send documents wirelessly to the library’s printer from any internet-connected computer, laptop, tablet or phone — no matter where you are! Just go to siteup.ocsinc.ca/site/register to get started.
Not all file formats are compatible, but you can print web pages and the most common file types such as PDF, JPG, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Printing is available in both black and white (15 cents a page) and color (50 cents a page). Once you have sent the documents to be printed you have 24 hours to come to the library to print them.