Calendar · Newsletters · Events  
About the City Business Government Residents Departments Online Services
Public Library Redwood City, California
Search Catalog: Advanced Search >>
Log In to My RCPL
     Home » Library » Books, Movies & More » Computer Services

Redwood City Public Library
Log In to My RCPL

Books, Movies & More

   · Ebooks & eAudiobooks
   · Online Resources
   · Music
   · Make a suggestion



Discover & Go




Computer Services


Staff Picks






en español

Online Resources

Library Info

Project READ


Social Media

Facebook Twitter Instagram Contact


Computer Services

Drop-In Computer Help

Wednesday September 2, 16 & 30 • 4:00-6:00pm

Wednesday October 14 & 28 • 4:00-6:00pm

Need help with eBooks or other technology questions? Bring your device and drop by the Small Meeting Room at the Downtown Library, where we will have instructors on hand to assist you with your technology questions. No reservation required.


Computer Access

  • Computers are available at all our branches for library card holders.
  • No reservations are needed. Computers are available on a first come, first served basis.


Downtown Library

  • Computers are available at the Downtown Library for 3 hours at a time, with your library card.
  • Computer Lab: 33 computers with access to the Internet, electronic databases, library catalogs and Microsoft Office.
  • Teen Computer Lab: 21 computers for teen use. Open between the hours of 1-9PM Mondays through Thursdays; 1-5PM Fridays; and 12-4PM Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Family Place: Ten computers for use by children and four toddler touchscreen computers.
  • ADA: there is one ADA computer in the Computer Lab.

Branch Libraries

  • All branches feature computers that offer access to the Internet, online databases and library resources, library catalog and Microsoft Office.
  • Toddler touchscreen computers are available at all libraries.


  • Printing from public access computers costs $.15 per page, in black and white only.
  • Wireless printing is available, and detailed below.

Wireless Access

Free WiFi is available at all Library locations. The Library uses best efforts to ensure network security, but keep in mind that this is an open and unsecured network.
WiFi Frequently Asked Questions

Wireless Printing

Wireless Printing is available at all Redwood City Libraries

To begin printing and install the wireless printing client on your mobile device, visit this page (

Frequently Asked Questions

Other Technology


All locations have copy machines that print in color and black & white. Copying costs $.15 per page in black and white, and $.50 per page in color.

Faxing & Scanning

Faxing and scanning is available at the Downtown Library. Scanning and first page for US fax is $1.75, each page thereafter is $1.00 per page.

Microfilm Reader

There is a microfilm reader at the Downtown Library. The reader accepts both microfilm and microfiche.




HomeCareersCalendarContact UsSitemapFollow Us  

Logo © 2014 City of Redwood City
Terms of Service | Comments and Suggestions
1017 Middlefield Road, Redwood City 94063 | 650-780-7000