26 public Internet-access computers are available throughout the library on a 1st come-1st served basis. Log in with your library card number. Guest passes are available for visitors.
Sessions last three hours (fifteen minutes on any of three express computers).
Public computers provide access to word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel), database (Access), and business presentation applications (Publisher and PowerPoint), PhotoShop Elements 8.0, and Premiere Elements 8.0. For Internet access, we offer Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
Library computers allow you to save to writeable CDs, DVDs, or USB/flash drives. All are available for purchase at the Reference or Youth Room Desk.
All public computers are connected to laser printers. To defray printing costs, the library accepts donations at all public service desks. Color printers are available in the Reference Area and at the Youth Desk; please see a librarian for help printing in color.
You are welcome to bring your own headphones or earbuds to use with our computers. These also are available for purchase at the Reference or Youth Room Desk.
The library offers wireless access throughout the building. The wireless network is not secure; we recommend that you avoid using it for private or financial transactions.
The library also offers a microfilm scanner and computer for use in scanning images from the microfilm collection. Microfilm titles include the Boston Globe, Daily Times Chronicle, Wakefield Daily Item, and Wakefield Observer.
Click here for more information on other document services like copying or faxing.