Library Computer Use
$0.50 per page
|Internet Access (limited to 1 hour)
$0.10 per page
The Library requires all patrons using the public computers have a valid library card. Library cards can be purchased at the circulation desk. Patrons whose cards are blocked will not be allowed on the computers. All Library computers can only be checked out for one hour on each day.
The Online Dakota Information Network
(ODIN) computer catalog provides information about the library's collection. Patrons may use ODIN to access libraries across North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota.
Mobile Print Service
Grand Forks Public Library offers a mobile printing solution. This solution allows patrons to print documents from home computers or personal devices such as mobile phones and tablets using our mobile print website, print.gflibrary.com, or by sending your document by email to . Documents sent to the print queue will be held for 24 hours before being deleted. Download our Mobile Print guide here.
Wi-Fi Internet Access
The Library offers free Wi-Fi (wireless) Internet access to patrons bringing in their own wireless-equipped laptops. What you need to know about using the library’s wireless network:
- Patrons must read and abide by our Internet Policy.
- You are responsible for the configuration of your own equipment.
- GFPL staff will not provide any assistance or recommendations regarding configuring or troubleshooting your equipment.
- No printing services are available.
- Audio output must be muted or directed to your headphones.
- The coverage area is approximately the whole building and signal strength and connection speed may vary in some areas.
- The SSID is the public name of a wireless network that allows you to connect to the network. Currently, Grand Forks Library is the SSID name that patrons can use to gain access to the internet. This is the only wireless network that patrons can connect to.
- A wireless connection is less secure than a wired connection.
- You are responsible for understanding the risks. Grand Forks Public Library cannot assure the security of your data when you use any of the publicly available PCs or the wireless network.
This service is made possible through library funds. The library reserves the right to limit the use of the Internet for any reason. Patrons who violate this policy will be subject to disciplinary actions, which may include termination of library privileges and criminal prosecution.