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Computer Access and WiFi

Public computers, scanners and WiFi are available at all nine locations of the Providence Community Library.

  • Access to the computers is limited to 2 hours per day if other patrons are waiting.
  • Reservations can be made for the next available computer at the reservation station.
  • A library card or a single-use guest pass is required to use the public computers.
  • To listen to audio files online you may bring your own headphones or purchase $1.50 headphones at the desk.
  • The following applications are installed on most of the public computers: Microsoft Office 2007 including Word, Excel & PowerPoint; Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer; typical plug-ins such as Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • To search the library’s full catalog please use the catalog computers. These stations may be used without a library card and do not have internet access.
  • Black-and-white printing is 20¢ per page. Color printing is 50¢ per page.
  • $5 Flash drives are also available.