The North Madison County Public Library System has many services available to it’s patrons. Including: computers, copying, faxing, lamination, meeting rooms, microfilm, notary public, overhead projector, printing, proctoring exams, restrooms, scanning, seminar room, VHS to DVD conversionwireless access, wireless printing.  For more information, please refer to our policies.  Services that require payment may be paid with cash or check only.


Each library branch has restroom facilities located at the entrance near the parking lot.  If restrooms are locked, please ask at the front desk for a key.


Each branch has several internet connected computers for both adults and children.  Refer to our computer access policy.

Wireless Access

Each branch has wireless internet available.  To use it, just connect the wireless device to be used to that branches WI-FI Network:

  • Elwood – EPL
  • Frankton – FPL
  • Hazelbaker – HPL


Patrons may print from the public computers.

Charges for printing are

  • $.10 per page for black and white printing
  • $.20 per page for double-sided black and white printing
  • $.40 per page for color printing
  • $.80 per page for double-sided color printing

Wireless Printing

Each branch has wireless printing available by sending the document as an attachment in an email to the printer.  The email address for the printer is available at the circulation desk by request.

The charge for wireless printing is

  • $.10 per page for black and white printing


Each branch provides both color and black and white copies.

Charges for using a copy machine

  • $.10 per single sided black and white copy of reference material after the first ten pages
  • $.10 for a single-sided black and white copy
  • $.20 for a double-sided black and white copy
  • $.35 for transparencies (8 1/2″ x 11″)
  • $.40 for a single-sided color copy
  • $.80 for a double-sided color copy


Each branch provides for both sending and receiving of faxes

The fax numbers for each branch are as follows

  • Elwood (765)552-0955
  • Frankton (765)754-3312
  • Hazelbaker (765)536-9050

Charges for Faxing:

  • $1.00 for the first page
  • $.20 for each additional page


Each branch offers document scanning to email or a portable memory device free of charge.


The Elwood branch has two microfilm machines available for public use.  One is connected to a computer the other is a standalone unit with a built in printer.

Charges for printing from the standalone microfilm unit are

  • $.10 per page

VHS to DVD Conversion

The Elwood branch has a VHS to DVD conversion machine available for public use by appointment:

  • Reservations can be made by phone or in person at the Elwood branch Adult Services desk.
  • Blank DVD’s are supplied.
  • The charge is $1.00 per DVD.
  • The standard recording time of a DVD is two hours.
  • Multiple titles can be recorded onto a single DVD.
  • We cannot convert DVDs that are copyrighted.


Each branch has a sheet laminator. The Elwood and Hazelbaker branches also have roll laminators.

Charges for lamination

  • $.10 per inch for roll
  • $.50 for 2 x 1/2 x 4 pouch
  • $1.00 for 8″ x 14″ pouch

Meeting Rooms

Each branch has meeting rooms available to be reserved. Each meeting room includes the use of kitchen facilities. Refer to the following links to see the meeting room policies for each branch: Elwood, Frankton, Summitville.

Deposit fees for meeting rooms are

  • Elwood – Meeting Room (29′ x 20′) (max. occupancy 49) – $30.00
  • Frankton – Meeting Room (27′ x 15′) (max. occupancy 30) – $10.00
  • Hazelbaker – Meeting Room (28′ x 17′) (max. occupancy 35) – $10.00
  • All Branches – Meeting Room – additional $25.00 for Sunday

Items available upon request with meeting rooms:

  • Projector that can be connected to a notebook computer
  • Overhead projector
  • Slide Projector
  • Projector screen
  • Notebook computer with Microsoft Power Point
  • Television
  • VCR
  • DVD player
  • Record player
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • PA Speaker (Elwood)

Seminar Room

The Elwood branch has a smaller seminar room (15′ x 8′)( max. occupancy 7), that can be reserved without a deposit. Refer to our seminar room policy.

Notary Public

The Elwood branch offers notary services from 10 AM to 3 PM Monday through Friday, free of charge.

Proctoring Exams

Each branch has a manager available to proctor exams free of charge:

  • The branch must be contacted in advance to schedule the exam.
  • The proctor and library must be certified by the school.

Overhead Projector

The Elwood branch has an overhead projector that may be checked out for 7 days with a $30 deposit.