Computer Labs, Wi-Fi, Printing & more

Click for Computer Classes (Training Lab), Computer Lab, Family Lab, Internet Cafe, or Courtyard. We provide additional services throughout the library. 
 

Lab Hours

Mon. Tue. Thu. 9:00 am - 8:45 pm
Wed. Fri. Sat. 9:00 am - 5:45 pm
Sun. 2:00 - 5:45 pm

 


Computer Lab

High-speed Internet access: 16 multimedia computers

CD Burners: available on all computers

Printing: full-color, $.25 per page. The Lab houses a Ricoh Aficio printer.

Scanning: no charge, however, patrons must provide their own travel drive, CD, or floppy disk to save the file. We have a Plustek OpticBook color scanner.

Storage devices: travel drives ($10 for 8G size), CDs ($1.50), and floppy disks ($.75) are sold in the Lab.

Software applications: see below

Time limit: two hours on the computers


Family Lab

To use this Lab: adults must be accompanied by a child in the 5th grade and under.

High-speed Internet access: six multimedia computers

Printing: full-color, $.25 per page. Documents will be sent to the Adult Dept. for printing.

Software applications: see below (except for Mouse Tutor)

Time limit: two hours on the computers


Internet Cafe

High-speed Internet access: four Internet computers

Wi-Fi: in the Internet Cafe. See the Internet & Wi-Fi Policy.

Printing: full-color, $.25 per page. Documents will be sent to the Adult Dept. for printing.

Printing from personal laptops: patrons must download and install the library's print drivers before they can print. Choose your version of Windows and follow the instructions:
       Windows 7
       Windows Vista
       Windows XP

How to check out a laptop: laptops are available for check out in the Adult Dept. With a current library card and driver's license, patrons may check out a laptop for two hours for use within the library. The laptops have CD drives with burners, and a few have DVD drives with burners. Headphones and a floppy drive are provided. Patrons must provide their own CDs/DVDs, travel drives and floppy disks. Printing is available from our laptops.

Time limit: two hours on the computers


Courtyard

Wi-Fi: in the Courtyard. See the Internet & Wi-Fi Policy.

Printing: full-color, $.25 per page. Documents will be sent to the Adult Dept. for printing.

Printing from personal laptops: patrons must download and install the library's print drivers before they can print. Choose your version of Windows and follow the instructions:
       Windows 7
       Windows Vista
       Windows XP

How to check out a laptop: laptops are available for check out in the Adult Dept. With a current library card and driver's license, patrons may check out a laptop for two hours for use within the library. The laptops have CD drives with burners, and a few have DVD drives with burners. Headphones and a floppy drive are provided. Patrons must provide their own CDs/DVDs, travel drives and floppy disks. Printing is available from our laptops.


Additional Services Provided Throughout the Library

High-speed Internet access: Internet computers and catalog terminals are placed in the Adult and Children's Depts. In addition, six game computers are in Children's.

Wi-Fi: in all areas of the library, including auditoriums and meeting rooms. See the Internet & Wi-Fi Policy.

Printing: full-color, $.25 per page. The Adult and Children's Depts. each house a Ricoh Aficio printer, in addition to the one in the Computer Lab.

Printing from personal laptops: patrons must download and install the library's print drivers before they can print. Choose your version of Windows and follow the instructions:
       Windows 7
       Windows Vista
       Windows XP

How to check out a laptop: laptops are available for check out in the Adult Dept. With a current library card and driver's license, patrons may check out a laptop for two hours for use within the library. The laptops have CD drives with burners, and a few have DVD drives with burners. Headphones and a floppy drive are provided. Patrons must provide their own CDs/DVDs, travel drives and floppy disks. Printing is available from our laptops.

Time limit: two hours on all computers


Software Applications in the Computer Lab and Family Lab

Software

Description

Adobe Acrobat Reader Reads PDF files from any application
Internet Explorer Browse the Internet
Mozilla Firefox Browse the Internet
Microsoft Access 2007 Database: creates tables, queries, reports, forms, etc.
Microsoft Excel 2007 Spreadsheet: creates financial documents and charts
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Creates/runs slideshows
Microsoft Publisher 2007 Desktop publishing: creates flyers, cards, etc.
Microsoft Word 2007 Word processing: letters, resumes, flyers, etc.
Paint.net Edits pictures for use in applications and printing
InfraRecorder CD Burner Burns documents and images to a CD
Mouse Tutor 98 (Computer Lab only) Instructs you step by step on using a mouse


For more information, phone 205.332.6632 or email the IT Manager