Chatham-Kent Public Library offers digital microfilm/fiche readers at the Chatham, Dresden, Tilbury and Wallaceburg branches.
With a digital microfilm reader, you can edit and save electronic copies of a document (save to a USB drive or email to yourself). You can also print copies.
At Chatham Branch, two ScanPro readers are housed in the McKeough Local History Room on the second floor.
ScanPro microfilm readers are also available at the Tilbury and Wallaceburg branches and Dresden Branch has a similar ViewScan machine.
Use of the microfilm reader is free on a first-come, first-served basis.
All branches have a photocopier that has a scanning function. You can use the photocopier to scan and email to yourself or scan and save to a USB drive.
The library has also purchased a new faceup CZUR book scanner, which is housed at Chatham Branch. This scanner can be used for photographs, fragile documents, books etc. The scanner is attached to an internet-connected computer. You can save your scanned files to a USB drive or upload them to email or another online service.
Use of the scanners is free on a first-come, first-served basis.