Borrow a hotspot device to connect a computer, phone or tablet to wireless Internet for free. Use your library card to borrow a hotspot for up to 7 days at a time.
Hotspots can be placed on hold and picked up at available curbside pickup locations.
Book a computer
You can use your library card to book a computer at any library location.
Free wifi is available at all library locations through Wireless Mississauga.
Chromebooks and laptops
Use your library card to use a Chromebook or laptop. They can be used anywhere inside the library, but they cannot be taken home or reserved in advance. They must be returned 30 minutes before closing or late fees will be charged.
Scanning, printing and photocopying
Scanners, printers and photocopiers are available at all locations. You’ll need to buy a print card for $1 and load money onto it to print or make copies. Printing or copying costs $0.15 per page.
Accessible public computers are available at all locations, and include a large print keyboard and ZoomText reader that enlarges, enhances and reads aloud everything on the computer screen.
The Workstation at Burnhamthorpe Library includes a noise-canceling headset and microphone, accessible mouse and keyboard, scanner, screen reading software, speech recognition software, ZoomText magnifier, and all public workstation software.
Specialized digital accessible players are available for DAISY discs, a browsing collection of audiobooks. The players can be borrowed from South Common Library by customers who have a visual, physical or print disability.
All of our locations offer one-on-one help with borrowing and downloading ebooks, audiobooks, digital newspapers and more from our online collection. Contact your local library location to book an appointment.
3D printers, iMacs, iPads, digital cameras, circuit and robotics kits and a variety of other software and DIY hardware are available for use in our makerspaces.