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The library offers group technology workshops as well as one-on-one technology tutoring by appointment. Tech workshops and tech tutoring sessions are available to West Bloomfield library cardholders. Tech tutoring sessions can cover a variety of topics, including questions about devices, email, the internet, common software or websites, Microsoft Office and Google products, cloud storage and file management, and library eResources and eMedia. Library staff cannot assist with all types of technology questions. If you have questions about what the library can assist with, please contact us. You can schedule a tech tutoring session or sign up for a workshop online or by contacting the Adult Information Desk at (248) 232-2290.

Website Tutorials

Looking to make the most of the library’s website? Visit the library’s YouTube page for step-by-step instructions and tips on website features.

Technology Available at the Library


Both library branches have Windows computers with internet access and popular software like Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Cloud. There is no time limit on the computers. The Main Library has an accessible workstation with a magnified keyboard, Dragon Naturally Speaking and JAWS software, and a Kurzweil scanner. 

Due to limited space, computers at the Westacres Branch are limited to West Bloomfield library cardholders. Computers at the Main Library are accessible to anyone with a library card in our system. 


Wireless internet access is available throughout both library branches. To connect, look for “wblibrary” and connect your device, then open your web browser to accept the internet access policy.

Hotspot Kits

Hotspots are available to check out with a West Bloomfield library card. You can use a hotspot to connect to the internet almost anywhere inside the United States. Check out the coverage map, or request a hotspot.

Printing, Scanning, & Faxing 

Printing and photocopying is available at both library branches. Prints and photocopies are 10 cents per page for black and white, or $1 per page for color. Printers accept coins, dollar bills, credit and debit cards, and tap-to-pay. Scanning and faxing is available at both library branches at no charge. 

Wireless Printing

Follow these steps to print from your laptop or mobile device. 

  1. Make sure you have the documents to be printed saved onto your device. 
  2. Click the button below to go to the wireless printing portal. If you’re a first time user, click on first time user and enter your library card number and email address, then click submit. If you’re a returning user, enter your library card or email address and click login. 
  3. Click on select a file to upload to add your documents. When done choosing a document, click upload
  4. At the library, go to any print kiosk to pay for and print your documents. Your uploaded files will remain stored for 7 days. If they are not printed during that time, they will be deleted.