Adult Computer Area at the Main Library
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Adult Computer Area Hours
Monday: 9 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sunday (Sept. - May): 1 - 4:45 p.m.
The Adult Computer Area (formerly known as the Tech Center) was established in 1996 at the Main Library and has 24 computers available for public use.
You must have a valid W-TCPL library card in your name and in good standing to use public computers.
- All W-TCPL public computers feature 17 inch monitors, CD R/RW drives, USB Capabilities, Windows 7, and the Microsoft Office 2010 suite featuring Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher and Access. The public computers have headphones installed. The Main Library also has two computers with ZoomText software to assist the visually impaired.
- Printing is available from all of our computers at a cost of $0.10 per page for black and white prints and $0.25 per page for color prints.
- The Adult Computer Area is staffed to help with basic computer instruction or questions. Patrons are limited to two (2) one-hour sessions per day Monday through Saturday. Reservations for a computer may be made up to one day in advance but are not necessary.
Computer Instructional Classes
The Main Library currently offers three computer instructional classes. The classes are open to anyone 18 or older regardless of prior computer knowledge.
- The first class is "Introduction to Computers." During this 90 minute class, you will learn about the parts of a computer (hardware), types of removable storage, the Windows based operating system, Windows terminology, and the basics of using a mouse
- The second class is "Introduction to the Internet." During this 90 minute class, you will learn about the types of home Internet connections available, the basics about Uniform Resource Locators (URLs or Web Addresses), how to use a search engine, and email basics
- The third class is "Introduction to E-Mail". During this 90 minute class, you will learn how to log into a web based email account, sending and receiving emails, sending and receiving attachments, how to forward emails and what spam is.
Space is limited and a reservation is required. Contact the Main Library at 330-399-8807, ext. 201 for class times and availability.
Microfilm machines are now located in the Local History & Genealogy Center at the Main Library and are available Monday through Saturday during regular hours.