Reserve a Laptop / PC

The Library has 9 public computers available for use. Walk-ins may use any open computer, or computers may be reserved ahead of your arrival.

In-Library PC reservations are available daily during regular Library Hours, and reservations may be made up to 3 days in advance.

The Library has laptops that can be reserved and used on library property while connected to the Library’s WiFi network. These laptops have web browsers, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint installed and can print to a library printer.

Laptops may be reserved during Library Hours, and reservations may be made up to 3 days in advance. 

To make a reservation please call the library at (360) 385-6544.

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Wireless Printing at the Library


Print virtually any document from your computer, phone, or tablet. Prints may be picked up at the Library or from any Bookmobile stop.


Documents are printed throughout the day. If you are in the library when printing you can bring the release code to the information desk to retrieve your print.

Steps to Print


You can send your document to our printer by sending an email to jclibrary@printspots.com. Please limit your prints to no more than 35 pages a week.

  1. Send an email to jclibrary@printspots.com with the documents attached. Include your name and email address in the body of the email so the library can contact you when your prints are ready. File formats include Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, Open Office Word, Spreadsheet and Presentation formats, PDF, and many standard image files.

  2. A tag will be placed on the hold shelf when your print is available. Bring the tag to the information desk to retrieve your prints. To pick up your prints at the Bookmobile please include your Bookmobile stop in the email. When you arrive at your Bookmobile stop let staff know you have prints to pickup.

If you have questions, please ask at the information desk or call 360-385-6544.

3D Printing

To support our goals of serving as a technology hub and providing lifelong learning opportunities, the Library offers community access to new and emerging technologies. Our policy establishes how and under what circumstances the public may use the library’s 3D printing service. 3D Printing Policy.

3D printer or additive manufacturing and robotic automation technology.

Getting Started

The 3D printer can be used with basic knowledge of Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD).

  • Digital designs are available for download online using file-sharing databases such as Thingiverse.

  • Online software such as TinkerCad may be used to create your design. Creating a new design requires advanced knowledge of 3D modeling software products. Video tutorials that accompany CAD programs can be of assistance.

  • Any 3D drafting software may be used to create your own design as long as the file can be saved in .stl file format.

Resources

Printer Model:
Flashforge Inventor

3D Print Request Form

Library 3D printing Policy

PLA Printer Filament

3D Designs

Thingiverse

TinkerCad

Additional Resources

TinkerCad Tutorial

Get Started with TinkerCad

Definitions

3D Printer
A printer that uses melted plastic to produce objects designed on a computer.

3D Printing
The process of making a physical object from a
digital model.

CAD
Computer-Assisted Drawing

Request a 3D Print

There are two ways to submit a design for printing:

  • Email a file in .stl or .obj file format (no larger than 10MB) to information@jclibrary.infoPlease put “3D Print” in the subject line. Include your name, contact information, and pick-up location in the body of your email. Printed items may be picked up at the Library in Port Hadlock, WA, or at any Bookmobile stop.

Please Note

  • When demand for the printer is high, patrons will be limited to one print per person per day.

  • Files will be reviewed by the library, then readied for printing in FlashPrint or other authorized software.

  • Wait times/printing times will vary. Library staff will make an educated guess about the length of a job upon request.

Please note that procedures governing the use of the Library’s 3D printers are subject to change.

One-on-One Tech Help


Book a 30-minute appointment with a librarian to get help with any of the following: getting started with video conferencing software (such as Zoom or Skype), accessing online library materials (such as e-books, audiobooks, streaming video, or research tools), or Microsoft Office or other software taught in our classes.

What we can help with:

  • Downloading eBooks, eAudiobooks, or other online library resources
  • The library website, catalog, or research and learning resources
  • Software or apps we teach classes on such as Microsoft Office, Zoom, Email, Google Docs, Facebook, and others

What we cannot help with:

  • Hardware issues
  • Removing viruses or other malware

Book an Appointment for One-On-One Tech Help

Fill out the request form below. A librarian will email or call to coordinate a time.
  • We have several staff members available to assist with general questions. Checking this box will send your request to our Digital Equity Navigator, Jamie Pena.
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Digital Equity Navigator

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Jefferson County’s Digital Equity Navigator, Jamie Pena, is here to assist you with computer and internet literacy classes, access to digital devices, and online resources.

Contact Jamie with questions or to set up an appointment.

jpena@jclibrary.info | 360-301-5815

Location & Hours

Find Jamie each week at the locations listed below. Walk-in appointments welcome!

Jefferson County
Library District
Port Townsend
Public Library
Quilcene
Community Center
Brinnon
Community Center
Monday:
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
2:00 – 6:00 pm
Thursday:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thursday:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday:
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
2:00 – 7:00 pm
Thursday:
1:30 – 6:00 pm
Friday:
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
2:00 – 5:00 pm

Affordable Options

Free Internet

Jefferson County Library and Port Townsend Public Library provide free wireless Internet services during regular library hours and 24/7 in their parking lots. Free Public WiFi.

Mobile wireless hotspots (MiFis) are available for checkout, free with your library card. These portable devices provide Internet service anywhere they receive a signal. Reserve a MiFi.

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)

A federally funded program, the ACP provides qualifying households up to $30 per month off of their Internet bill and $75 per month for those on Tribal lands. It also provides a one-time $100 subsidy off the purchase of a desktop computer, laptop, or tablet. To see if you qualify for the ACP call 1-877-384-2575 or click here.

Once approved, locate a participating service provider. Below are select ACP providers for Jefferson County. Locate additional providers.

Astound VerizonPCs for People
CenturyLinkAT&THuman I.T.
HughesNetT-Mobile

Below are ACP participants who offer free smartphones. For a complete list of phone providers with the ACP and Lifeline programs, click here. For questions and application assistance contact Jamie Pena at jpena@jclibrary.info, 360-301-5815.

Assurance Wireless EnTouch WirelessSafeLink Wireless

Jefferson County Broadband Action Team (JBAT)

JBAT– Stay up-to-date on the most recent broadband developments in Jefferson County. A great resource to learn about broadband, local projects, financial assistance, and more.

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Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy defines the basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. Self-guided online, self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform tasks based on skills in three main areas:

  • Essential Computer Skills – Basic Computer Skills, Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows OS, Mac OS
  • Essential Software Skills – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs
  • Using Technology in Daily Life – Social Media, Information Literacy, Career Search Skills, Supporting K-12 Distance Learning, Your Digital Footprint.

Assessments take approximately 15 minutes. Self-directed online learning modules take approximately 90 minutes and require registration. For assistance contact Jamie Pena at jpena@jclibrary.info, 360-301-5815.

Digitallearn.org has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed, whether you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher.

LinkedIn Learning offers thousands of online courses including digital literacy. Free with your library card. Suggested search terms for digital literacy include computer literacy, digital literacy, Windows, and iPhone.

GCFLearnFree offers more than 200 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games in English, Spanish, and Portuguese; free to all. Select from the options below for beginning tutorials from GCFLearnFree to get you started.

Setting up a ComputerConnecting to the InternetProtecting Your Computer
Getting Started with Your First ComputerButtons and Ports on a ComputerCleaning Your Computer
Getting to Know Laptop ComputersBasic Parts of a ComputerCreating a Safe Workspace

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Technical Support

JCL’s One-on-One Tech Help
Book a 30-minute appointment with a librarian to get help with any of the following: getting started with video conferencing software (such as Zoom or Skype), accessing online library materials (such as e-books, audiobooks, streaming video, or research tools), or Microsoft Office or other software taught in our classes.

TechConnect Washington Community Helpdesk
Free technical assistance to all Washington residents. Available in multiple languages via email, telephone, and chat. 1-800-216-1132 between the hours of 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.

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Other Resources

Washington State Library Digital Inclusion Resources – an extensive resource for affordable Internet, technical support, and digital skills. Highlights include:

  • Microsoft Imagine Academy Online LearningWashington state residents have free access to online learning resources for Microsoft Office applications, computer science, data science, IT infrastructure, and developer. 

  • Grow with Google – Through free tools and training, Grow with Google is designed to help people get the right skills to find jobs they want, advance their careers and grow their businesses.

  • Cisco Networking Academy – provides access to online courses ranging from basic computing to programming and cybersecurity. Earn digital badges and prepare for certification exams; some courses may be eligible for reduced-cost college credit. English; free to all.

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3D Printing

To support our goals of serving as a technology hub and providing lifelong learning opportunities, the Library offers community access to new and emerging technologies. Our policy establishes how and under what circumstances the public may use the library’s 3D printing service. 3D Printing Policy.

3D printer or additive manufacturing and robotic automation technology.

Request a Print

Follow the procedure below to print from the library’s 3D printer.

Design Creation

  • The 3D printer can be used with basic knowledge of Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD). Creating a new design requires advanced knowledge of 3D modeling software products. Video tutorials that accompany CAD programs can be of assistance.

  • Any 3D drafting software may be used to create a design as long as the file can be saved in .stl file format.

  • Online software such as TinkerCad may be used to create a design.

  • Digital designs are available for download online using file-sharing databases such as Thingiverse.

Resources

Printer Model:
Flashforge Inventor

3D Print Request Form

Library 3D Printing Policy

PLA Printer Filament

3D Designs

Thingiverse

TinkerCad

Additional Resources

TinkerCad Tutorial

Getting Started with TinkerCad

Definitions

3D Printer
A printer that uses melted plastic to produce objects designed on a computer.

3D Printing
The process of making a physical object from a
digital model.

CAD
Computer-Assisted Drawing

Submit Your Design for Printing

  • Use our 3D-Print-Form or email a file in .stl or .obj file format (no larger than 10MB) to information@jclibrary.infoIf emailing, please add “3D Print” to the subject line and include your name, contact information, and pick-up location in your email. Prints may be picked up at the Library in Port Hadlock, WA, or at any bookmobile stop.

  • Files will be reviewed by the library, then readied for printing in FlashPrint or other authorized software.

  • Wait times/printing times will vary. Library staff will make an educated guess about the length of a job upon request.

  • Please Note: When demand for the printer is high, patrons will be limited to one print per person per day.

Procedures governing the use of the Library’s 3D printers are subject to change.

Purpose

To support our goals of serving as a technology hub and providing lifelong learning opportunities, the The Jefferson County library in Port Hadlock, WA offers community access to new and emerging technologies. Our policy establishes how and under what circumstances the public may use the library’s 3D printing service. View the complete 3D Print Policy.

Request a Print

Follow the procedure below to print from the library’s 3D printer.

Design Creation

  • The 3D printer can be used with basic knowledge of Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD). Creating a new design requires an advanced knowledge of 3D modeling software products. Video tutorials that accompany CAD programs can be of assistance.
  • Any 3D drafting software may be used to create a design as long as the file can be saved in .stl file format.
  • Online software such as TinkerCad may be used to create a design.
  • Digital designs are available for download online using file-sharing databases such as Thingiverse.

Submit Your Design for Printing

  • Use our 3D-Print-Form or email a file in .stl or .obj file format (no larger than 10MB) to information@jclibrary.infoIf emailing, please add 3D print to the subject line and include your name, contact information and whether you want to pick up at the Library in Port Hadlock, WA or at a bookmobile stop in your email.
  • When demand for the printer is high, patrons will be limited one print per person per day.
  • Files will be reviewed by the library, then readied for printing in FlashPrint or other authorized software.
  • Wait times/printing times will vary. Library staff will make an educated guess about the length of a job upon request.

Please note that procedures governing the use of the Library’s 3D printers are subject to change.

3D Printing

3D Print Request Form

Library 3D printing Policy

Printer Model: Flashforge Inventor

PLA Printer Filament

3D Designs

Thingiverse

TinkerCad

Additional Resources

TinkerCad Tutorial

Getting Started with TinkerCad

Definitions

3D Printer – a printer that uses melted plastic to produce objects designed on a computer.

3D Printing – the process of making a physical object from a digital model.

CAD – Computer Assisted Drawing

Purpose

To support our goals of serving as a technology hub and providing lifelong learning opportunities, the Jefferson County library in Port Hadlock, WA offers community access to new and emerging technologies. Our policy establishes how and under what circumstances the public may use the library’s 3D printing service. View the complete 3D Print Policy.

Request a Print

Follow the procedure below to print from the library’s 3D printer.

Design Creation

  • The 3D printer can be used with basic knowledge of Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD). Creating a new design requires an advanced knowledge of 3D modeling software products. Video tutorials that accompany CAD programs can be of assistance.
  • Any 3D drafting software may be used to create a design as long as the file can be saved in .stl file format.
  • Online software such as TinkerCad may be used to create a design.
  • Digital designs are available for download online using file-sharing databases such as Thingiverse.

Submit Your Design for Printing

  • Use our 3D-Print-Form or email a file in .stl or .obj file format (no larger than 10MB) to information@jclibrary.infoIf emailing, please add 3D print to the subject line and include your name, contact information and whether you want to pick up at the Library in Port Hadlock, WA or at a bookmobile stop in your email.
  • When demand for the printer is high, patrons will be limited one print per person per day.
  • Files will be reviewed by the library, then readied for printing in FlashPrint or other authorized software.
  • Wait times/printing times will vary. Library staff will make an educated guess about the length of a job upon request.

Please note that procedures governing the use of the Library’s 3D printers are subject to change.

3D Printing

3D Print Request Form

Library 3D printing Policy

Printer Model: Flashforge Inventor

PLA Printer Filament

3D Designs

Thingiverse

TinkerCad

Additional Resources

TinkerCad Tutorial

Getting Started with TinkerCad

Definitions

3D Printer – a printer that uses melted plastic to produce objects designed on a computer.

3D Printing – the process of making a physical object from a digital model.

CAD – Computer Assisted Drawing

Purpose

To support our goals of serving as a technology hub and providing lifelong learning opportunities, the The Jefferson County library in Port Hadlock, WA offers community access to new and emerging technologies. Our policy establishes how and under what circumstances the public may use the library’s 3D printing service. View the complete 3D Print Policy.

Request a Print

Follow the procedure below to print from the library’s 3D printer.

Design Creation

  • The 3D printer can be used with basic knowledge of Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD). Creating a new design requires an advanced knowledge of 3D modeling software products. Video tutorials that accompany CAD programs can be of assistance.
  • Any 3D drafting software may be used to create a design as long as the file can be saved in .stl file format.
  • Online software such as TinkerCad may be used to create a design.
  • Digital designs are available for download online using file-sharing databases such as Thingiverse.

Submit Your Design for Printing

  • Use our 3D-Print-Form or email a file in .stl or .obj file format (no larger than 10MB) to information@jclibrary.infoIf emailing, please add 3D print to the subject line and include your name, contact information and whether you want to pick up at the Library in Port Hadlock, WA or at a bookmobile stop in your email.
  • When demand for the printer is high, patrons will be limited one print per person per day.
  • Files will be reviewed by the library, then readied for printing in FlashPrint or other authorized software.
  • Wait times/printing times will vary. Library staff will make an educated guess about the length of a job upon request.

Please note that procedures governing the use of the Library’s 3D printers are subject to change.

3D Printing

3D Print Request Form

Library 3D printing Policy

Printer Model: Flashforge Inventor

PLA Printer Filament

3D Designs

Thingiverse

TinkerCad

Additional Resources

TinkerCad Tutorial

Getting Started with TinkerCad

Definitions

3D Printer – a printer that uses melted plastic to produce objects designed on a computer.

3D Printing – the process of making a physical object from a digital model.

CAD – Computer Assisted Drawing