Library Services

Vail Public Library offers access to information resources of many types to serve the needs of Vail’s guests, residents, businesses and schools. The library holdings include over 52,000 fiction, non-fiction, visual media, and audio books and more than 300 magazine subscriptions and newspapers in print or electronic format.

Library Amenities include:

  • Free public Internet & MS Office  workstations (print up to 5 pages/day free)
  • Free wireless Internet access (see below for wireless Internet access information)
  • Free wireless printing (up to 5 pages/day free) (see below for wireless printing information)
  • Fireside Lounge
  • Children’s Room
  • Magazine Lounge
  • Community Room
  • Remote access to downloadable audio books, music, & videos
  • Access to online periodicals & databases
  • Library programs
  • Computer Classes & One-on-One Tech Help

Wireless Network Access: 

To log onto our wireless network:
1. Search available networks for “Library”, which is the name of our wireless network.
2. You are now on our wireless network.
3. Wireless network is only available during library hours.

To print from our wireless network using a laptop or mobile device :

1. Follow this link to our wireless printing service. We use Printeron as the wireless print driver. You can print from a laptop or mobile device. (Note: If you already have a Printeron app, just add Vail Public Library to be able to print on our wireless network, but the app is not required to print from Printeron.)
2. Use the print client to send your jobs to the print release station. Printeron uses your email address identify your print jobs on the print release station.
3. Proceed to the print release station to release your print jobs.
4. 5 pages of printing per day are free.  Additional pages are $0.20/page.

To print emails from mobile devices or print using a smartphone:

You can also send an email with attachments to our print station and print your documents. The body of the email will be one print job and each attachment will be a separate print job.

1. Send or forward an email with attachment(s) to  vail-public-library-1@printspots.com
2. A confirmation email will be emailed back to you saying that your print job is ready.
3. At the print station enter your email address to release the documents.
4. 5 pages of printing per day are free.  Additional pages are $0.20/page.

 


One-on-One Tech Help

Book a librarian to get one-on-one tech help.

Ask questions about…

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Setting up an email account
  • Overdrive ebook and audiobook downloads
  • Microsoft Office
  • Internet Browsers
  • 3D Design Software Help
  • Google Docs/Google Drive

Book a librarian is available here

Also available for one-on-one appointments is 3D Design software help. Software programs available for one-on-one sessions are : CAD, Google SketchUp and Solid Works. Please note, CAD and Solid Works are paid software programs. These software programs will be available for training during your session only.

POLICIES

  • Please arrive on time and with a clear goal of what you would like to learn. You will be asked while setting up your appointment what you would like to learn.
  • Please arrive with all the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts.
  • Be sure to bring in any device you need help with. A PC will be available for basic computer questions.
  • We are unable to troubleshoot or fix broken devices, and we will not replace parts on your device.

For questions or to make an appointment please contact Clay Chiment at cchiment@vailgov.com or 970-479-2190

 

One-on-One Tech Help (Ayuda técnica uno-a-uno, en español)

Reserve una bibliotecaria para obtener ayuda técnica de uno-a-uno totalmente en español .

Pregunte sobre:

  • Computación básica.
  • Crear una cuenta de correo electrónico nueva (email)
  • Overdrive, ebooks y descarga de libros de audio
  • Microsoft office
  • Buscadores de internet
  • Diseño3D
  • Google Doc./ Google Drive

Reserve una bibliotecaria disponible AQUI

También estan  disponible para ayuda uno-a-uno es en programas de diseño 3D. Los programas  disponibles para las sesiones uno-a-uno son: CAD, Google SketchUp y Solid Works. Tenga en cuenta que, CAD y Solid Works son programas con costo. Estos programas  estarán disponibles para el entrenamiento solamente durante su sesión.

PÓLIZAS

  • Por favor llegue a tiempo y con un objetivo claro de lo que le gustaría aprender. Se le preguntará al momento de hacer su cita.
  • Por favor de tener a mano todas las contraseñas necesarias para accede a sus dispositivos o cuantas.
  • Asegúrese de llevar cualquier dispositivo en el cual ocupe ayuda. Un computador estara disponible para preguntas básicas.
  • No somos capaces de solucionar o arreglar los dispositivos rosotos y no podemso reemplazar piezas de dispositivos.

Para preguntas o para hacer una cita por favor, póngase en contacto con Sandy Rivera en mailto:SRivera@vailgov.como 970-479-2194

 

 

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