Wake County Public Libraries provides PCs running Windows 7 for public use in all library locations. These PCs can be used to access the Internet, Microsoft Office, electronic research resources, and a selection of other basic utility programs.
- PCs are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Session length and number of PCs available varies by branch.
- Internet access is filtered. Please be aware of the library's Internet Use Policy.
- Library PCs do not have floppy disk drives or CD burning software available.
- Files can be saved temporarily to a "Temp" drive on library computers, which will allow you to upload to an Internet file service or send as an email attachment. If you need to save files to keep and take home with you, please bring a USB flash drive.
- The Library assumes no responsibility for damage done to a patron's disk through use of public access PCs. We do our best to prevent viruses but are not responsible if disks become infected.
- All work should be saved to removable disk or device. Formatted disks are available from the library. No information should be saved to the computer. The Library is not responsible for crashes that lose saved or unsaved work.
- Color laser printing is available at all library locations. Cost is 75 cents per page for color prints. Black and white printing is 25 cents per page. Payment may be made by cash or check. Personal paper may not be used in library printers.
- Headphones are needed to listen to sound on library PCs. You may bring your own or purchase them from the library for $2.
- Self-service black-and-white photocopiers are available at all library locations. Cost is 25 cents per page.
- Scanners and fax machines are not available.