Whether you’re working on a term paper, making party invitations, or preparing a client presentation, the Library offers a variety of equipment you can use during your visit to our building:

  • Desktop Computers
  • Laptops – Internal use only and checks out for four hours. (A valid Urbandale Public Library card is required to check this out.)
  • Printers – black and white 10¢ per side, color 50¢ per side
  • Photocopiers – black and white 10¢ per side, color 50¢ per side
  • Fax Machine – $1.00 per page to send/receive a domestic fax; $5.00 first page to send, $1.00 subsequent pages to send/receive an international fax
  • Flatbed Scanners
  • Listening & Viewing Stations
  • Cable TV Access – viewing station located in the kids’ area
  • Microfilm/Fiche Reader
  • Laminator – 75¢ per foot
  • Low Vision Viewer
  • Wheelchairs

DIY Studio Equipment & Software

Equipment Available for External Use

A valid Urbandale Public Library card is required to check these items out.

NEW! Mobile Hotspots – Stay connected while on the go!  The Urbandale Public Library offers mobile hotspot devices for checkout. Learn more.

Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner – Scan on the go with this small, battery-powered, color-flatbed scanner. The flip-and-scan technology lets you scan items in place, no need to remove items from albums. (Click here to find in catalog.)

GoPro Hero – This action camera takes video and still shots. It comes with accessories so you can strap it on your head, chest, wrist, or bike handle. (Click here to find in catalog.)

Kindles – These eReaders come with preloaded popular Fiction and Non-Fiction titles and check out for three weeks. (Click here to find in catalog.)