Public Computers and Wireless Access

Need access to a computer?

The library provides computer workstations at all 33 branches. Using your library card number and PIN, you can book computer time in advance using our Online Booking System. Unbooked computers may also be used on a drop-in basis.

  • Patrons may reserve up to two hours per day of PC access.
  • Users are required to the abide by the Library's Public Network Access policy.

 

The wireless network is available between the hours of 7 AM and 11pm.

 

Available software and peripherals

The library provides the following services:

Service Description

Software

The following software is available: Windows 7, Acrobat Reader, Google Chrome browser, Microsoft Office Suite 2016 (in English and French) including Excel, Paint, Powerpoint, Word, Internet Explorer, Notepad, and a variety of games.

Please note: The PCs do not permit the installation of software or the running of executable files.

Printing

Printing is provided at all branches for 10 cents a page.

Saving

All branches provide patrons the ability to save their work on flash drives or USB sticks.

Specialized PC Types

  

ZoomText PCs provide screen magnification software and larger screens.

Adaptive workstations and software, including Kurzweil 3000, Dragon NaturallySpeaking and JAWS, are available at all branches.

Scanning

  

Scanners are available for use at all branches. All branches that have a multifunction MFD Kyocera machine can scan a document to a USB key.