- 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.