Computers

Internet stations

Note: Due to COVID-19 the number of computers available has been limited to allow for distancing. Marshalltown Public Library offers 31 free Internet stations, available on a first-come first-served basis. There are twenty internet stations in the Reference area and eight in the Youth department that may be used for up to 75 minutes per day with your library card. One 30-minute Internet station is available in Reference. Two 15-minute, guest access computers are available in Reference for those who don’t have library cards.

Word Processing

At current time, One word processing computer is available. Two stations are available with Microsoft Office for word processing and desktop publishing. These computers are available on a first-come first-served basis.

Wireless Printing

Now you can print from anywhere to the library’s printers. Visit our Print From Anywhere page to learn more. Retrieve your print jobs from the print release computer behind the library’s Information Desk. You can also use curbside printing by sending an e-mail to library@marshalltown-ia.gov with your name and the print job you need printed. Wait for a confirmation email to come to the library for pick-up.

ipads

iPads are available for checkout at the Youth Services desk. Please ask for more information at the Youth Desk.

One-on-one help with technology at the library

Get one-on-one help with your device from a library staff member.  Sign up for a half hour appointment by calling the library’s Check-Out Desk at 641-754-5738 ext. 2. Appointments are available with several staff members. 

Technology Help Sessions:

Students from Marshalltown High School’s Hyperstream Club come in once a week in the afternoons to help people one-on-one with their devices. This program is not currently available for the 2020-2021 school year.