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COVID computer precautions

Using the Computer Lab

computer lab
Photo by Paul Kemiel Photographics

The library has 18 Internet computers available for public use, along with five study rooms/small meeting rooms equipped with computers.

You can sign up for a computer at the workstation or at the sign-up computer at the entry to the computer lab. You do not need to have a library card, and there is no charge to use the computers. All computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Session Times:

Internet computer: 1 hour
Express Internet: 10 minutes

All computers have Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher 2019; Adobe Reader; and Firefox/Chrome/Edge web browsers.

Printing & Scanning

icons-1294522_640You can print from the public computers. Black & white prints are 15 cents per page; color prints are 30 cents per page. We do not offer printing via Wi-Fi at this time.

Scanners are available to use with any public computer. There is no charge for scanning. We are happy to assist you with any scanning questions.

Sound

ear budsThe computers do not have speakers, but you are welcome to bring headphones with you if you need sound. We also sell earbuds for $1.00. You can purchase earbuds at the Reference or Circulation desks.

Saving & Storing Files

flash driveYou can save your work using a flash drive or other USB storage device. You can purchase a flash drive at the Reference Desk for $7.00, or bring your own flash drive with you.

We have SD/miniSD/microSD adapters available at the Reference Desk if you wish to save to an SD-style card. We do not sell SD cards; please bring your own card if you wish to save to SD.

Wi-Fi

'free wifi zone' iconThe library offers free Wi-Fi for use within the building.

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