Information and Technology

Information and Technology

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At the library, it is required that you wear your mask at all times. Stay safe and practice social distancing in all public areas.

Internet and Computer Use

WiFi is available to all patrons of the library whether using your own device or a library computer. Public computers are available with or without a library card. If you do not have a library card, you may register for a library pass. Browsers provided are Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Firefox. The computer programs offered are Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Filtering devices are in effect for some websites, including Facebook and MySpace.


Copier:  $.10 a copy for 8 ½ x 11 and 8 ½ x14;  $.20 for 11x17

Scanning:  $.25 per page

Faxing:    $2.00 for the first page and $.50 for each additional page

Test Proctoring services are available free at the library for either paper or online tests. Please call to schedule a time. (334-874-1722)

Online Library Catalog gives you quick and easy access to the title, author, and subject headings of our nonfiction, reference, and vertical file materials. Search from your home 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that contain magazine articles, encyclopedias, newspaper articles, and other reference sources for research. offers free homework help from subject specialists. Available every day from 3:00 until midnight; free tutoring in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English for grades 4-12 and college intro.

Learning Express Library offers free software tutorials and practice tests with a Selma and Dallas County Library card. It is designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or career level. All you need is your library card to begin taking these practice tests.

e-Books offer electronic and digital print and audiobooks through its membership with Camellia Net, Alabama's Digital Library. Powered by Overdrive, Selma Library patrons may check out up to 5 items at a time with a library card in good standing. The e-Books may be downloaded to a computer, smartphone, or other mobile devices.

Please review our Internet and Computer Use Policy.