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Computers & Technology

COVID-19 Update: All Tech Cafés have been suspended until April. Read the full Washoe County Library System announcement.

Basic Skills Classes

Washoe County Library System offers basic computer skills classes at several locations. Classes are offered in weekly series that build on the skills learned at previous classes. Learn how to use a mouse, use Microsoft Windows, create an email account, browse the internet, and find and evaluate information. Reservations are required. To check availability and reserve a spot, please call Downtown Reno Library Reference at 775-327-8312.

Upcoming computer classes.

Basic skills tutorials are also available free from GCF LearnFree.org.

Tech Cafés

Washoe County Library System offers one-on-one assistance with mobile devices at several library branches.  Please contact your branch for more information. Tech Cafés can help you with questions you have about your mobile device, including accessing downloadable e-books and audiobooks. Bring your device and your questions.

Upcoming Tech Cafés.

Beyond the Basics

If you have basic computer skills, tutorials are available on a wide variety of software platforms through lynda.com. Click here to access your free lynda.com subscription with your Washoe County Library card.

Public Computers

Washoe County Library System offers public computer access to everyone. Computers are offered on a first come, first served basis and may be reserved with a library card or guest pass. Public computer stations are available at all branches.


The library's public wireless network is available at most library branches, with 24/7 access available outside of the building. Currently, Wi-Fi is not offered at the Verdi Community Library or the Duncan-Traner Community Library. To access the Library's Wi-Fi when in range, connect your device to the Public-WC network.

Printing & Copying

Black-and-white and color printing and copying are available at all branches. Remote printing is available at the Downtown RenoIncline Village, North Valleys, Northwest RenoSierra ViewSouth Valleys, Spanish Springs, and Sparks Libraries. All printing and copying is charged at 25¢ per page.

Scanning & Faxing

Scanners are available for public use at most library branches, free of charge. Public fax service is also available at most library branches. Local and toll-free faxes are free; you will need a pre-paid calling card to use the fax service for long-distance numbers.



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