The Sandpoint Library and Clark Fork Library have public computers with access to the internet, library catalog, information databases and Microsoft Office Suite. A computer can be used for up to an hour each day and extended up to another half hour if no one is waiting. Patrons can use a computer with a current library card number and pin.
Guests at the Sandpoint Library must stop at the technology desk upstairs to request a guest pass. Guest at the Clark Fork Library must stop at the circulation desk. A photo ID is required. Guests under 18 must have an adult present to obtain a guest pass. At the Sandpoint Library, reservations can be made at the reservation/printing station if a computer is not available.
Earbuds and thumb drives are available for sale at the Sandpoint Library technology desk.
Printing is available from the library computers in both color and black and white. We cannot load photo paper, labels or cardstock into the library copiers.
Public copiers are also available for copying, emailing and faxing services.
Free wireless internet access is available at all library branches.
As with most public wireless hot spots, the library's wireless connection is not secure. Please take appropriate precautions when using this service. The library will not be responsible for any information that is compromised, or for any damage caused to your hardware or software due to electric surges, security issues or consequences caused by viruses or hacking.
Library staff can provide general information for connecting your device to the wireless network but cannot troubleshoot problems related to your wireless device or assist in making changes to your device's network settings and/or hardware configuration. The library cannot guarantee that your device will work with the library's wireless access points.
Tech tutors are available at the Sandpoint and Clark Fork branches for free one-one technology help. Call the Sandpoint Library at 208-263-6930 or the Clark Fork Library at 208-266-1321 to book a half hour or full hour appointment. No question is too small.
At the Sandpoint Library, Launchpad tablets are available for checkout at the circulation desk for two-week checkouts. These tablets are filled with fun, educational games for kids ages 3-5, 5-7, and 8-10.
At the Clark Fork Library, there are two iPads in the Children's Area with ABCmouse app. These are available on a first come, first serve basis
Abcmouse.com is also available on any public computer or on devices connected to our public WiFi.
The Board of Trustees of the East Bonner County Library District is comprised of 5 members, each elected to a six-year term. The Board holds its regular monthly meeting on the second Monday of each month at 5:15 PM at the Sandpoint Library in meeting room 102 unless otherwise noted. The Board's annual meeting is held on the second Monday in June at the same time and place. The July meeting is held at the Clark Fork library at 6:15 PM and is preceded by a potluck dinner at 5:15 PM.
Jeanine Asche, Chairperson
The library's fiscal year is October through September. Board meeting minutes for current and recent fiscal years are available in the links below: