Roswell Public Library

Roswell Public Library
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Address: 301 N. Pennsylvania
Phone #: 622-7101
Hours: Sunday 2-6
Monday and Tuesday 9-9
Wednesday through Saturday 9-6


Dial in access is normally available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, except for brief interruptions between 7:30 and 8:00 a.m. Monday through Friday, between 8:00 and 9:30 Saturday, and around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, and downtime for computer maintenance the last Sunday of each month.

To dial in, you need a Personal Computer, a modem, and a Telecommunications Software program.

The Telecommunications settings are:

  Speed - 1200 to 9600 bps
  Parity - none
  Data bits - 8
  Stop bits - 1
  Duplex - full
  Flow control - xon/xoff
  Emulation - VT100, VT220, or ANSI.

The modem access number is 622-6821.

When the screen stops scrolling, press Enter.

When login: appears on the lower left corner of the screen, type rpl and press ENTER

It will take several seconds for the Welcome screen to appear. When it does, press RETURN. You will then have 2 options. Select terminaltype.

Enter your terminal type: VT100, VT220, or ANSI

Select wsclient

Please wait a few seconds until a screen with HELP, BEGIN, AND END buttons appears. The BEGIN button will be highlighted.

Follow the instructions on the various screens to search the database.

While you are searching the database, if your screen begins to display meaningless letters or characters (or lose some meaningful ones), press Esc Z. This should clean it up if you are using a DOS-based computer.

To end the session, select STARTOVER until you get to the beginning screen with the HELP, BEGIN, and END buttons. Select END.

At prompt "Do you want to end this workstation session?, select YES

Select EXIT

Screen will say: rpl logged out

To disconnect, follow the instructions in your communications software manual.

If you have questions about connecting, call 622-7101, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Before coming to check out an item you find in the catalog, please call the Library. Otherwise, it could be checked out or reserved for another person before you arrive.

Please limit your session to 15 minutes so that others may dial in also.

Address: 301 N. Pennsylvania
Phone #: 622-7101
Hours: Sunday 2-6
Monday and Tuesday 9-9
Wednesday through Saturday 9-6.

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