Newmarket Public Library

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438 Park Avenue, Newmarket ON L3Y 1W1 (905) 953-5110

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 computers and wifi headlineOpen WiFi
No need to use your Library card or ask for a guest pass.  
Just connect to Wifi@NPL
and start browsing.

Please note: By connecting to the Library’s WiFi network you agree to abide by the Public Computer Access and Use Policy, and specifically the section on Prohibited Activities. To view the Policy please ask staff or read it at

        NPL has a total of 20 computer workstations (two with scanners) that visitors can use to
       access the Internet or use Microsoft Office software, featuring Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

       You can also print documents at 20¢ per page for B&W or 25¢ per page for colour. Printing
       isn't available from Wi-Fi.

library patrons using computers on lower level of library
►Adult Services on the lower level has 12 computers. These can be reserved by presenting your library card at the Adult Services Information Desk. If you want to reserve ahead of time call  905-953-5110
Ext. 4770.
library computers on upper levelChildren’s Services on  the upper level has 4 computers. These can be reserved by presenting your library card at the Children's Services Information Desk.  If you want to reserve ahead of time call 905-953-5110 Ext. 4820.
walk in computers pictureOn the main floor there are three computers for use by visitors who don’t have library cards. These can be reserved at the Circulation Desk.


Borrow A Laptop
Laptops are available for one-week loan, for either in-library or home use. Just present your library card and another piece of ID at the Circulation Desk on the main floor. Laptops include Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and can be used to access the Internet on any Wi-Fi network. They may be used for printing on the library's network as well.
  npl laptop computer with carrying bag

Interactive Whiteboard
Located in the Large Study Room on the lower level, this digital whiteboard is free to use and provides touch-screen interactivity that will enhance your next meeting or presentation. Borrow one of the library’s laptops to navigate through folders and files with the touch of a finger or the specially designed pen. For more information ask at the Adult Services desk. Sponsored by Fair Chance Learning and Promethean Canada.
Interactive Whiteboard in use

Digital Scanner Saves Copies to a USB or email Address
The Library's new Zeta touch-screen scanner is the latest in book scanning technology. Built-in software corrects crooked pages and distorted letters in book folds. Digital scans can be saved in a variety of formats, stored on a USB stick, or sent via email. And it's free to use. Look for it on the lower level of the Library or ask at the Adult Services Information Desk. 
picture of zeta book scanner

Children’s Learning Activity Centre
Located in the Children’s Department the centre has six computers that are loaded with top-rated developmental and educational titles such as Reader Rabbit, Arthur’s Math Games, and more. Two computers are bilingual, French and English.
learning activity centre for children
Accessible Computer Workstation
Provides a more enjoyable computing experience for library members who have a visual, physical or intellectual impairment. The accessible computer has the latest in assistive devices and technology. More...
accessible computer workstation


NEW! Gale Courses online learning

Over 300 online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week long courses are taught entirely online by instructors, and new sessions begin every month. It's as easy as 1-2-3 clicks to start learning:


               1. Click here to search the catalogue of courses.
    Please read the 'About Us' page.     


               2. Click here to view a video on how to sign up
                   and register as a student.

                   Please Note:  As a Newmarket Public Library
                   member you can enroll in as many courses as you
                   want, not just five as indicated in the video.

               3. Click here for an infographic on Gale Courses.

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