Chapel Hill Public Library
A department of the Town of Chapel Hill
Computer Classes & Services
On the lower level of the library:
There are 15 public computers and a 20 seat computer classroom available for use downstairs.
A valid library card or computer use card is needed to log on to a computer or make a reservation.
The computers have high-speed Internet access, Windows 7 with the full suite of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher and Access.
Computer sessions are limited to 60 minutes. Patrons may have up to two sessions per day.
On the upper level of the library:
Three “express” computers are located near the main service desk. Use is limited to 15 minutes per session.
There are three Early Literacy stations, located in the Youth Services area. They were purchased with a donation from the Chapel Hill Library Foundation. The stations come equipped with 50 programs in 7 educational areas for children ranging from 2-8 years old. The stations offer children a safe, stand-alone computer, not connected to the Internet. There are also four internet stations.
There are three PC’s and one Mac in the Teen Room available for exclusive use by teens.
PLEASE NOTE: Patrons using public computers must agree to comply with conditions set out in the Library’s Internet Policy and Rules of Conduct. Children 9 and under must be directly supervised while using public computers.
Computers are connected to a central laser printer. Printing costs $.15 per page for black and white and $. 50 for color copies.
Wifi enabled printing is available to the print stations on both floors.
Free and open wifi access is available at the library. As this access is unsecured, users should be cautious with personal and financial data.
Mobile Laptop Lab
A 24 unit mobile laptop lab is available to reserve for instructional use in the meeting rooms. Laptops can be reserved in units of 8 and come in a special cart. For more information, please stop by the Information Desk, or call us at (919) 968-2780.
Computer Workshop Series
In partnership with UNC University Libraries, Carrboro Cybrary and Durham Public Library we provide a series of workshops. The workshops are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Sign up at http://www.lib.unc.edu/cws or call the Information Desk (919) 968-2780.
Last updated: 1 April 2013