Business Services / Computer Use 


 

At present, there are thirteen computers that the public may use to access the Internet; seven of which are located in the Community Media Centre and six which are housed in the main library. Many of the computers have touchscreen monitors, Windows 10, and all feature Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher). One computer is designated as an Easy Access Station but anyone can use it if it has not been requested. Free wireless access (wi-fi), provided by K-Net Services, is available throughout the library. 


Users have access to a photograph/document scanner (with software for restoring images), a microfiche reader (for access to archived copies of local newspaper), a colour printer, and a fax machine for sending and receiving.
 
There are 3 card catalogue stations for accessing the library's online catalogue and for searching government sites. In addition to these, the library offers a Download Station for accessing eBooks/audiobooks and a Research Station for accessing online resources. The library also offers a Samsung Galaxy tablet for in-house use and several eReaders for lending.
 
The Children's Library has one Early Literacy Stations and currently there is no requirement to register at the desk when using these computers. 

 

Usage Fees are as follows:

Computer & Tablet Use

Free with a time limit of one hour. Time limit will be waived if no one is waiting.    

Educational Use

A computer can be reserved for up for 4 hours for educational purposes (examples include taking online courses, educational certfications, research projects, etc). Contact the library to schedule your reservation. 

Printing

Black and White

$0.25 per page

$0.50 per full picture

Colour

$0.50 / half page
$1.00 / full page

 

Community Media Room Rental

$10.00 per day or peruse for Non-Profit groups
$20.00 per hour for profit, business groups, etc.
(Additional charges apply if using the library's computers.)