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What Can We Help You Find?

The Library is Open

What Can We Help You Find?

Use Our Computers

Where can I access the computers?

  • Find our Technology Center in the back of our library near our Reference Desk.

What technology is available to me in the library?

  • Six public computers with internet access and Microsoft Office
  • Laptops 
  • Free public WiFi
  • Printing

How do I use the public computers?

  • Use them on a first come; first served basis.
  • Bring your Parkland Community Library card or your hometown library card with a PA Access sticker to sign in.
  • Bring your driver's license for a guest pass to sign in.
  • Use our computers for a one hour session.
  • Public computer usage is free.

How do I use check out laptops to use at the library?

  • Bring your driver's license or state photo ID.
  • Parents may borrow for their children ages 14 & up.

How do I borrow a laptop and WiFi Hotspot to take home?

  • Click here to check out a Kajeet WiFi hotspot and Chromebook for kids.
  • Click here to check out a Dell laptop computer + 1 Sprint R850 mobile hotspot.

How do I print from my laptop or the library's public computers?

  • Click here for more information.
  • How can library staff help me on the computers?

    We can help you with basic technology related questions, but can't provide proofreading assistance or write content.

How can I stay safe on the internet at our library?

Computer users are reminded that not all sources on the Internet provide information that is accurate, complete, current, or legal. The Parkland Community Library is unable to monitor or control the information obtained through the Internet and cannot be held responsible for its content. The library does not endorse the content of any material obtained from the Internet.

The library recognizes users’ rights to privacy and confidentiality. However, electronic communications and files could become public. The library is not responsible for loss or damage to a user resulting from a breach of privacy or confidentiality. Users who release personal information do so at their own risk.

Computer users should not attempt to violate computer security systems, nor attempt to access the hard drive, files, networks, or other computer systems of the library. Users shall not knowingly destroy, degrade, or disrupt electronic information, software, or equipment.

Users should not attempt to alter computer settings put in place by the library staff. In order to prevent viruses, they may not install or download software or files onto library computers. Normay they store any data on the library’s computers. Users who wish to download information may make print-outs on the library’s printer or may purchase flash drives for $5.00.

Library computers may be used for lawful purposes only. Illegal acts involving library computers may be subject to criminal prosecution.

Library privileges may be suspended for misuse of or damage to equipment, for behavior that is disruptive to the operation of the library and its patrons, and for any inappropriate behavior deemed to be a violation of library policy. Local authorities could be called at sole discretion of staff.

Amended by the Board of Directors 8/24/17