Technology at the Library

BPL is more than just books! Our system of 60 neighborhood libraries offers a host of technology to help you meet your learning goals. Technology access is free, but does require a library card (unless otherwise noted).


Public computers are available at all open branches. Learn more about reserving a computer, here.

Each BPL branch offers desktop computers equipped with internet access and basic Microsoft software, as well as special access to select learning resources only available at the library. Sessions are limited to 30 minutes.

Information Commons

Central Library’s Info Commons offers Mac and PC work stations with the latest design and multimedia production software. Explore the Info Commons.

Printing, copying and scanning

Printing is available at all BPL branches. Black and white prints/copies are $0.10 per side, and color prints/copies are $0.50 per side.

Print on demand

You can send your print jobs to any BPL library printer from your home computer or phone up to 24 hours in advance. Learn how to send print jobs in advance.

Branch WiFi

Brooklyn Public Library provides free wireless Internet access to library users with appropriately equipped and configured laptop computers. Wireless Internet access is available at the Central Library and all branch libraries. Network name: BPLUNWIRED. Get detailed information on how to connect here.


Brooklyn Public Library allows patrons ages 13 and older to borrow a laptop at select libraries. All borrowers with a valid, full-access library card are allowed two sessions for a maximum of 2 hours per session. Learn more about the program.

TechKnowledge Programming

Computer basics classes, one-on-one computer support, technology training handouts, videos and other resources for Brooklynites of all ages. Learn more here

Teen Tech Centers

Interactive learning environments for teens featuring laptops, cutting-edge technology and software, and collaborative areas for creativity. Learn more here

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kids and teens learn to use LEGO robotics sets while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends. Learn more here.

The Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) was developed and implemented by the FCC and is expected to end by April 2024 unless Congress approves further funding. The Library's Digital Navigators are available to answer questions and provide program participants with one-on-one assistance. Learn more here.

View our Technology Use Policy.