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Privacy and Public Computing at NPL

In our ongoing effort to protect privacy, the public PCs automatically log out and perform a restart when a guest ends a session.  This process erases any and all files, documents, downloads, bookmarks, history and all temporary files that may have been created.

Remember to save your work often to avoid any inadvertent data loss.

MobilePrint Service Screen ShotWireless Printing

We offer patrons the ability to print from inside or outside the Library using an internet/email enabled device and to claim their print jobs at one of our public printers. Users have the option to send their print jobs by email or use the PrinterOn mobile app. Please use the links below to access our MobilePrint Service.

PrinterOn Mobile App Download

NPL App

Download the Library’s App! It’s easy! If you are an iPhone or Android user, just search the Novi Public Library in the Google Play or App store or use the links below. The app allows you to search the catalog, place holds, view upcoming events and stay connected with us wherever you go!
Download our app!
Google Play Store
App Store

Barcode Wallet in NPL App

Did you know you can store all of them in our Mobile App? Simply click Barcode Wallet from the main menu and manage several cards at once. Barcode Wallet-another reason to download our Mobile App.

Loaning Out a Mobile Hotspot

Check out the Internet!Novi residents 18 or older are now able to checkout a Mobile Hotspot for one week to share unlimited data with up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled devices. The six mobile hotspots use the T-Mobile network, provide 1GB high speed 4G LTE coverage, are PC-friendly and play nicely with your Mac or Linux computer. The device does not filter content. Parents and caregivers are responsible for monitoring children's online activity. Use the hotspot to conduct research, complete homework, view entertainment or stay connected with family and friends.

Novi residents must have and present a valid Novi Public Library card that is not blocked in order to check out a Mobile Hotspot. Due to the high demand and usage of the Mobile Hotspots, a hold may be placed to reserve the next available hotspot. You may place the hold directly using our catalog or by contacting us to place the hold for you.

Virtual Reality Technology

In October, 2017, the Friends purchased two Sony Virtual Reality systems (PSVR) for the library.  The VR gaming consoles are always in high demand and are regularly available for special events including our summer reading program.  In the first 90 days, the PSVR systems have engaged approximately 300 patrons and their families.
 

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