• Ancestry. com: Just click on the FREE computers inside the library and discover your family history and start your family tree. Billions of genealogy records available.
  • Convert VHS to DVD: Have old family movies that you need to convert to DVDs? Bring your own DVDs and use our machine FREE at the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library. Just ask at the Customer Service Desk or the Information Services for appointment and assistance.
  • Scan photos and documents: If you have documents or photos you need scanned, just bring them to the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library or the Waveland Public Library. You can email them to yourself or save to a flash drive. Bring your own flash drive. This is a FREE service.
  • Copies: Each branch of the library system has copy machines. Copies are 25 cents each page. If you are printing from a library computer, cost is 25 cents per page for black and white, or 50 cents per page for color.
  • Faxes: The library can fax documents for you or you can have something faxed to you at the library
    • To receive a fax at the library for an individual, the cost is $1 for the first 5 pages including your cover page. Subsequent pages are 50 cents each.
    • To send a local or international fax (MUST HAVE A CALLING CARD FOR INTERNATIONAL FAX), the cost is $2 for the first 5 pages including your cover sheet, and 50 cents each for subsequent pages.
    • To send a long distance fax, the cost is $3 for the first 5 pages including your cover sheet, and 50 cents each for subsequent pages.
    • Fax numbers at the various branches are:
      • Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library - 228-463-0024
      • East Hancock County Library - 228-255-4855
      • Kiln Public Library - 228-255-0644
      • Pearlington Public Library - 228-533-0125
      • Waveland Public Library - 228-467-1336
  • Services for the Blind and Handicapped:

    The Mississippi Library Commission serves as a free public library service for  Mississippi residents who are unable to read standard print due to a visual, physical or organic reading disability and for institutions which serve these eligible individuals (schools, hospitals, living facilities, etc).
    The Talking Books collection offers a wide range of popular fiction and nonfiction titles for adults, teens, and children. Materials include:

               - audio books and magazines on digital cartridge
               - Braille books and magazines
               - descriptive videos (VHS and DVD) which provide narration describing the on-screen action
               - specialized talking book players are also provided on loan, at no charge, to patrons registered
                 and actively using talking book services.