Public Access Computers
The Chapin Memorial Library provides Internet capable computers running the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system and Microsoft Office365 software suite for public use. Included in the suite are Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Publsher.
There are 18 standard computers, plus 1 additional computer for visually impaired patrons in the Information Services Department. The Youth Services Department has 4 public computers and 3 AWE Learning Computers. Please refer to the Computer Internet Policy for acceptable computer use, and the Child Computer Safety and Internet Safety Policy for users under the age of 17.
All computers are capable of printing in black and white or color. Costs are $0.15 per page black and white, and $1.00 per page color. A valid library card or guest pass is required for printing. Please see a staff member in the Customer Service Department for assistance.
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Logging In :
Users may choose their own seat or call in advance to reserve a computer. A valid library card or guest pass is required to log on to a public computer. All users are entitled to two, 60-minutes sessions per day, subject to change.
The Friends of the Chapin Memorial Library sell technology accessories at the Customer Serice Desk in the main lobby. Pricing is as follows:
- Earbuds : $2.00
- USB Flash Drive (1GB) : $4.00
Devices for Use
In the Information Services Department:
- Digital Microfilm Reader
The library has digital microfilm/microfiche reader that allows users to save content to a pdf file which can then be saved to a USB drive or emailed. Black and white prints are still possible at the machine and cost $0.15 per page. Cash/coins only.
- Computer Projector
A portable computer projector is available for use* in the small meeting room in the Information Services Department. The projector has a standard RGB inport port , as well as a high-def HDMI port. The projector and room must be booked in advance. Please contact library staff in the Information Services Department.
An electronic typewriter is available for public use in the Information Services Department. Patrons must supply their own paper.
* - Subject to availability.