Public Computers

There are 10 computers upstairs for all ages. In the children's room, we have three computers for children and three iPads preloaded with games for children downstairs. If you would like to print anything from our computers, we charge 15 cents for black and white copies and 25 cents for color copies. 

*We may not be able to do front and back copies. 

*If you would like to bring in your own paper or labels, the staff have the right to say no to thicker papers in order to not jam our printers. 


Mobile Printing

If you would like to email us a document and pick it up, please email the attachment to We will print it as soon as we can and will let you know when it is ready for pickup. You can also give us a call at 620-340-6450 to check on the status of your print. 


Wireless Internet

The Emporia Public Library offers free Wi-Fi access around the building as well as in the parking lots; this is available 24/7. There is no password required. For more information about our public computers, printing, or Wi-Fi access, please read our Internet and Computer Use Policy.


All computers are equipped with Windows, high-speed internet access, and Microsoft Office. All computers are also equipped with the ability to print to the public printers. All public access computers provided by the library are filtered and follow Children's Internet Protection Act Policy.



Hotspots are available for checkout for patrons who are 18 or older, who have had their library card for longer than one month, and who have accounts in good standing. You will need to fill out a hotspot application in person and bring a photo ID before checking out a hotspot. Hotspots provide Wi-Fi in most areas for up to 6 devices. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 620-342-3676. You are limited to one hotspot at a time.