Public Computers & Internet Access

Public Computers

Public computers are available to Acorn Public Library cardholders free of charge for 90 minutes per day. After the first 90 minutes, the cost is $1.00 per 30 minutes. Guest passes are $1.00 per 30 minutes.

Each public computer has internet and printing capabilities, and is equipped with Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010. To aid visibility, our computers have Magnifier, a software program that enlarges items displaying on the screen. In addition, we have a number of large monitors—including one that is 27 inches.

Computers for patrons under 18 and their accompanying guardians are located on the lower level. Computers for patrons age 18 and over are located on the upper level.

Wireless Internet

The Library offers free wireless access to the internet to those with their own laptops and devices. There is no password; just search for the public network and connect. Library staff can point out where the wireless signal is strongest, but cannot troubleshoot an individual’s computer.

Printing

Printing is available from all public computers. The cost is $0.10 per page for black and white and $0.50 per page for color.

Wireless Printing

You can send your documents to our printer from your home computer or mobile device using PrinterOn. Submit your request via PrinterOn's website or app.

You will need your self-created Barcode/Guest Name when you pick up your documents at the Reference Desk. Please Contact Us with any questions.

Upcoming Computer Classes

August 7, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Introduction to the computer and how to get started with a computer or laptop for adults and seniors. The following concepts will be covered in Computer I:
*Basic Parts of the Computer
*Keyboard and Mouse Usage
*Basic Introduction to Using the Computer
There is no fee for this class. Registration is required and opens up to three weeks in advance.

August 9, 2017 - 6:30 PM

This class provides a brief introduction to using the internet. We will cover web browsers, search engines, and security.

August 17, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Basic Introduction into Microsoft Excel and how to use spreadsheets. You should be fairly comfortable with using the mouse and keyboard and data entry. We will create a simple budget using formatting, formulas and charts.

August 28, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Provides an introduction to PowerPoint—a popular software program used for presentations. You should be fairly comfortable with using a mouse and keyboard. There is no fee for this class. Advanced registration is required.