Computer Services

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General Use

  • General use computers for adults, teens, and children
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Electronic Resources: We also have a variety of research tools available to you in the library through our network and some are available to you through this website - where ever you may be.

    key03.gif To use our computers or to access the Internet using our network requires a PINES library card. Library cards are not required to use our online catalog, for children's educational games or to use NoveList®.

    General Use Computers:mouskey01.gif The library offers computers for your own personal use. We deliver a menu for easy access to the most popular resources like Google, Yahoo, and GALILEO. Access to the computer's desktop is available also.
    You can bring in and use your own headphones.
    These computers will accommodate almost all USB drives except drives. You may download and upload using USB drive, CD's or DVD's. You may NOT download or upload software of any kind.
    There is a variety of software loaded on these computers that enable you to perform basic office functions with Microsoft® Office on all computers, including Word, Excel, Media Player, Photo Editor, PowerPoint & Publisher along with CD burning software.
    Printing in either black & white or color is available from all computers for a fee.
    Computers are found in the Adult, Teen and Children's areas and are configured especially to meet the needs of each age group.
    We use session or time management software to allow everyone equal access to computers. You can ask staff to sign you up for a computer or use our self-service reservations kiosk.

    Internet Access: High speed Internet access is available, free of charge, to any adult with a PINES library card in good standing. Persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian with a library card in good standing or have had their parent or legal guardian sign the Internet Computer Parental Waiver Signature Card.The Library System maintains compliance with CIPA (Children's Internet Protection Act) by filtering all Internet access.