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Public Services

The Library offers a variety of public services that include but are not limited to:

Free WI-FI

Wireless Internet access is available throughout the library building to anyone who possesses the devices needed to access the Internet via an un-secured network. Staff members are unable to assist with personal computer related issues. Further information can be found in our Computer Use Policy. WiFi connection is available outside
the perimeter of the library 24/7.

Mobile Hotspots

The Bettendorf Public Library has mobile hotspots that can be checked out with your Library card.  Hotspots check out for one week.  Bettendorf residents can place holds on hotspots here.

Non-residents cannot place the hotspots on hold, but are welcome to check them out if they are available.  Overdue fine for the hotspots is $1 per day.

Public Business Machines (copying, faxing, scanning)

A photocopier is available for public use.

For 8 1/2" x 11" copies:

● 10 cents for a black and white single copy
● 20 cents for a black and white double sided copy
● 25 cents for a color copy

For 11" x 17" copies:

● 50 cents per side of color copies
● 20 cents for black and white single


The Library provides a free local and long-distance fax service. International faxing is not permitted. Patrons can use the fax machine during any hours the Library is open. Instructions on how to use the fax machine are posted on the fax machine. Further information can be found in our Reference and Information Policy. Faxes can be received at 563-344-4174. Library patrons must be at the machine to receive their fax.


A public scanning station is also available for public use. The station has a flat bed scanner as well as a document scanner. Scans can be saved to USB flash drives, emailed, saved to Google Docs, or sent to your smart device.

Tax Forms

Federal tax forms may be available for pick up from the Library during tax season. Instruction booklets are available for reference only. State tax forms are available online. Please contact us for availability by calling 563-344-4179, emailing info@bettendorflibrary.com or using the available chat feature.

Further information on these services and more can be found on our Policies page.