Modern computing facilities are available at all Kings County Library locations. A library account is required to use any library owned computer (but is not required to access the wireless network). All branch libraries except for Armona utilize PC Reservation software that requires users to have a library card and PIN number. All public computers have filtered Internet access and Microsoft Office. Patrons may purchase a USB memory stick for $5.00. Here is a list of the computing options available at all branch libraries:
|Hanford Branch||27 PC’s and 6 laptops are available|
|Hanford Family Place Library||4 Early Literacy stations|
|Lemoore Branch||9 PC’s are available|
|Corcoran Branch||9 PC’s are available|
|Avenal Branch||9 PC’s are available|
|Kettleman City Branch||5 PC’s are available|
|Stratford Branch||4 PC’s are available|
The Hanford Computer Lab Established in 1999 with grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Patrons wishing to use the computer lab must have a library card. All minors under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian in order to use the lab. Patrons have two hours of time in which the can use the Computer Lab. The 27 PC station Hanford Computer Lab is currently manned by volunteers and paid staff. The hours of the lab are subject to change without notice. Please call the library at (559) 582-0261 to confirm hours of operation.
Wireless Internet is available at the Avenal, Corcoran, Hanford, Lemoore, and Stratford branch libraries. Password or library account information is not required.
Black and white printing is available at all library locations and is $0.25 cents per standard & legal size copy;ledger size is $0.50 cents per copy. Color printing is available at Hanford, Corcoran, Avenal and Lemoore branch libraries and is $1.00 cents per standard & legal size copy;ledger size is $2.00 per copy.