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The Tech Mobile

The Tech Mobile: a large vehicle with open doors and extended canopies

The Tech Mobile is another of our mobile branches! A giant vehicle the size of a large RV, the Tech Mobile is loaded with all sorts of technology that’s ready to hit the road. It can serve as a mobile hotspot in the community, offer STEAM programming and computer classes, let you host a meeting in our meeting space, and much more. The Tech Mobile permanently hosts 8 computer stations, printing, wireless access, a small teaching or conference area, and an individual one-person office. It’s a versatile library location for diverse programming and computer help, both inside and out.

Technology on the Tech Mobile includes:

  • Laptop computers, with software similar to public computers at our other locations
  • Wifi for internal and external use – look for the network named “DCoLibrary – Techmobile”
  • Noise cancelling headphones
  • A printer for use during programs
  • A monitor to connect to in the meeting space

…and more. We also bring other technology from the MakerLab and Innovation Lab as needed for programs and events.

Upcoming events

Special features at The Tech Mobile

Rows of desks. each with a laptop, noise-cancelling headphones, and a storage locker above

Front room

8 desks with individual laptops. Capacity: 8 people

Small booth-like space with the door open and a laptop on the counter

Small enclosed study space

Capacity: 1 person

Table with wall-mounted screen and chair and bench seating

Meeting room

Capacity: 6 people

The Tech Mobile exterior with the canopy extended

Exterior canopies, monitors, and audio

Manager

Sarah Alverson

Email: salverson@dconc.gov

919-560-0127

Sarah is the Community Engagement Administrator for Durham County Library, with a background as a Children’s Librarian at Stanford L. Warren Library. Sarah graduated from North Carolina Central University in 2008 with a master’s degree in library science and began work at Durham County Library in 2012.

Pronouns: she/her