- 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). Information on this is available by asking at your local library or go the Mississippi Library Commission at http://mlc.lib.ms.us/tbs/.
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.