Islamorada Branch Technology

The Islamorada Library, while small in size, seeks to be expansive in our technological reach, in service to the community and our visitors.

Three facets make up this endeavor: internet access and general computing in our Reading Room, presentation and programming technology in our Community Room, and – coming soon – a brand new Creator’s Lab for advanced digital work and creative projects.

General Computing / Reading Room

  • WiFi Access:
    Look for “MC-Public” on your device. Open network; no password. Not recommended for confidential matters.
  • Public Computers:
    Primarily for internet access, also limited MS Office apps. Device connectivity limited to simple USB storage drives.
  • B&W Printing:
    From files or the internet. 10¢ per page; the first 10 pages are free to all. Single or double-sided.
  • Color Printing:
    From files or the internet. 10¢ per page; the first 10 pages are free to all. Single or double-sided.
  • Scanning:
    Free, with assistance by staff. Output in .pdf format. Documents only, no images.
  • Copies:
    B&W or color for 10¢ per page; single or double-sided.

Presentation & Programs / Community Room

  • Projector:
    Inputs – Laptops, [some] Tablets, BluRay, DVD, VHS and Cable.
    Output – 720p, 16:10 widescreen or 4:3 standard aspect ratio.
  • Screen:
    142″ diagonal, motorized, 16:10 (widescreen) aspect ratio.
  • Audio:
    Dolby+ 7.1 surround, THX theater reference, 110 w/channel. Bluetooth audio enabled.
  • BluRay / DVD:
    Region free, zone free. Supports PAL and NTSC formats.
  • Laptops:
    Native HDMI connectivity. Adapters for VGA, MiniDisplayPort, USB-C and Thunderbolt.
  • Workstation:
    Dual-boot MacBook Pro running MacOS 10.13 and Windows 10. Both equipped with wifi, MS Office and multimedia apps.
  • Live Sound:
    Wired & wireless microphones, 6 channel audio mixer.
  • Live Stage:
    DMX stage lighting system, 8 channel, analog & digital controls, optional sound activation.

Creator’s Cove

Coming Soon! Watch this space for launch date!

  • Workstations:

    Two Lenovo 27″ standalone workstations, Windows 10, Intel I5 processors, 16 gb RAM, WiFi connectivity.

    One 22″ dual-boot iMac, MacOS 10.16 and Windows 10, Intel I5 processor, 8 gb RAM, wifi connectivity.

  • Software For:

    CD & DVD authoring.
    Video editing; digital animation.
    Audio editing; music composition.
    Image scanning; image editing.
    Drawing & illustration.
    Office Pro suite; pdf editing.
    Web design & publishing.
    3D design; 3D printing.
    Mobile device connectivity.
    Navigation & charting; GIS.
    Academic course resources.
    Virtualization environment.

  • Peripherals:

    Image Scanner; 4800 optical dpi, slide/negative capable.
    3D Printer; M3D Pro.

  • Instruments:

    88 key MIDI keyboard.
    Full size acoustic & electric guitars.
    8 Channel Audio mixer.
    Pennywhistle (Tin Whistle)
    Audio microphones & mic stands.