Technology at the Library

The Pawnee Public Library offers free technology services to the residents of the city of Pawnee and Pawnee County. Public library technology helps create a stronger economy, ensuring workforce development and lifelong learning.

public computers at the library, a lady walking away toward books in the backgroundPublic computers

The library’s twelve public computers are available in forty-five minute time slots. The time can be extended as long as no one is waiting.

You can

  • Access the Internet.
  • Create resumes, spreadsheets, flyers, and presentations.
  • Play children’s educational games.
  • Learn digital skills with free online tutorials.
  • And more!

Computer Usage Policy

Free, open Wi-Fi access to the Internet

Connect to our Wi-Fi with your personal smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Caution: the Wi-Fi is an open, unsecured connection.

Information about using an open Wi-Fi connection.

One-on-one assistance

Library staff can help with basic computer and Internet needs so you can

  • Create an e-mail account.
  • Complete online applications for jobs and services.
  • Use your e-reader and more.

Library website to access digital services 24/7

Access library resources online from anywhere you have an internet connection at

Online catalog of library materials

Browse, search, and reserve items at the library’s online catalog.

E-books, audio books, streaming video, and digital magazines available for check out

Use your library account user name and password to check out materials at OK Virtual Library.

Research trusted information

If accessing these databases outside of the library, get your username and password from the librarian. For all databases, visit the Research and Learn page.

EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference system accessed through the Internet. Learn about

  • Health and medical issues.
  • Small business resources.
  • Learning and education for all ages including homework help.

Britannica School is an educational site that provides

  • Answers and homework help,
  • Video games and articles, and
  • Maps and illustrations to use in school projects.

For printing, copying, and scanning, see Services.