Public Access Computers and Internet

Carthage Public Library offers public internet access and a number of public access computers for adults, teens, and children. Internet access, computers, and other equipment must be used in accordance with our policies. Equipment and availability may change. Please contact us at 417-237-7040 if you have any questions.

  • Wireless internet access (WiFi) is available in both the main Library and Makerspace buildings during normal operating hours.

  • Printing is available on most public access computers-see staff for assistance.

  • Computers for adults are located near the upstairs Internet Desk.

  • Dedicated computers for research and microfilm viewing are located at the upstairs Reference area.

  • Laptops (in-library use only) for patrons ages 13 to adult can be checked out at the upstairs Internet or Reference Desks.

  • Children's computers for kids ages 6-12 are located in the children's area.

  • AWE Early Learning computers with dedicated education software for kids 6 and under are also available in the Children's department.

  • 3D modeling laptops, 3D printer, laser cutter, AV capture converters, and other specialized equipment is available by arrangement in our Steadley Makerspace building.