Library Technology

The Obion County Public Library has 24 computers for public Internet access located between the Reference Desk and The Tennessee Room. The computers are equipped with Microsoft Office software. There are also two computers in the Tennessee Room and six computers in the Children’s Room with Internet access. 

The Obion County Public Library offers many different computer courses and a wide range of learning activities to help make our patrons more knowledgeable of computer technology and e-readers. Call the library for information on upcoming courses.

The Obion County Public Library has two copiers and two printers for public use. Prints and copies costs 10 cents per page for black and white and 50 cents per page for color. We also offer faxing at the circulation desk for $1 per page to send and 50 cents per page to receive. Additionally, we can scan documents to an email for free.  

Wireless Internet Access (WI-Fi)

Laptop users with a wireless network connection can use the library’s Wi-Fi to browse the Internet.  Wireless users are expected to adhere to the Library’s Internet Use Policy, and violations of our policy will result in the loss of library and computer privileges.  The library does not monitor the use of the Internet by laptop users.  Parents need to be aware that wireless access is free and unrestricted.

Limitations and Disclaimers Regarding Wireless Access



Library Card Service Policies

All residents of Obion County are eligible for a library card. Children from birth to age 17 must have parental consent and signature . Non-residents and their spouses may obtain a library card if:

To obtain a card, a person must:

Lost, stolen, or damaged cards may be replaced for $2.00. 

How to check out materials

To check out library materials a person must:

How long can materials be kept and renewed

Books may be borrowed for a two week period and may be renewed for two additional two week periods unless a reserve has been placed on the book. There is no limit on the number of books a patron may check out, unless privileges have been misused.

How to place items on hold

If the item a patron desires is checked out, they may request by phone or at the circulation desk to have a hold placed on the item. The patron will then be called when the item is available. It will be held at the Circulation desk for 4 days after they have been called.


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How to get materials not owned by OCPL

To request a book that is not on the OCPL catalog, a patron may call or request an item at the circulation desk. Items can be borrowed from other libraries, but an author and title are needed for each request. No more than 2 items can be requested for inter-library loan (ILL) at one time. Find more information or make a request.

How to replace a lost or stolen card

To replace a membership card, a $2.00 fee is required. Proof of address will need to be confirmed regardless of whether the patron's address has changed or not.