Computers and Technology

Everything you need to know about the computers, printers, and other technology available at the library.
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Please note: Due to the recent cybersecurity incident, color printing is unavailable at the Weekes Branch until further notice.
  • Available at the Downtown Library and Weekes Branch
  • Downtown: 20 adult computers, 8 children's computers
  • Weekes: 8 adult computers, 3 teen computers, 2 children's computers, 1 express computer
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Internet Browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access
  • VLC Media Player
  • USB-A ports for thumb/flash drives
  • No reservations needed
  • Log on using your library card and PIN (last four numbers of your phone number)
  • Time limit: 90 minutes
  • Computers turn off automatically five minutes before the library closes
  • Please bring your own headphones
  • Staff is always available to help with basic computer questions
  • For more in-depth questions, consider making an appointment with a Tech Tutor
  • Connect to Hayward_WiFi
  • No password required
  • Printing and photocopying are available for a small charge
  • Letter and legal size printing available
  • Black and White: 15 cents/side
  • Color: 30 cents/side
  • Methods of payment: Cash (singles and coins), Credit, Apple Pay, Google Pay

Step One: Send your documents

Upload documents to our Wireless Printing Service and enter your name or library card number.


Download the app ePRINTit SaaS, select the files from your device, and enter your name.


Email your documents to (black and white) or (color). You will receive a reply email with a code.


Step Two: Print your documents

Come to the Downtown Library or Weekes Branch and enter your name, library card number, or emailed code. Printing charges are as listed above.

  • Scanners are available and can scan to USB, email, Google Drive, Dropbox, and more.
  • Scanning is free.
  • We do not offer faxing services. The nearest faxing services are at the UPS store or Copy Pacific.

Don't have access to the internet or a computing device? Your Hayward Public Library card provides you with access to our Tech Lending Library at the Downtown Hayward Library.

3D printers, laser cutters, sewing machines, and more are available at our Makerspace.

Contact us to learn more about technology services at the library.