Public computers are available in the Adult & Teen Services Department and in the Youth Services Department.
In an attempt to reduce possible exposure or transmission of the COVID-19 virus, we ask all patrons to limit time spent at the Library. An appointment is required for the use of all public computers within the Library. Use of computers is limited to one hour per day. To schedule an appointment email firstname.lastname@example.org, call the Library at (630) 529-1641, or use the chat option located in the bottom right corner of this page.
- All public computers are Windows-based and provide Internet access and Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher.
- Public computers accommodate most USB flash drives; flash drives are recommended for saving files.
- Access to the public computers in Adult & Teen Services is managed by reservation software. Ask at the Reference Desk for more information about accessing and reserving public computers.
- Public computers in Youth Services are reserved for Library patron aged 12 and younger. Public computer users in Youth Services must sign up at the Youth Services Desk.
- Four "game computers" in Youth Services provide access to a variety of interactive multimedia games on websites such as PBS Kids and ABC Mouse. Access to the game computers is on a first-come-first-served basis.
Laptops are available to checkout for in-library use for up to 4 hours. Like the public computers, laptops are Windows-based and provide Internet Access and Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher using the Library's public Wi-Fi network.
In the Library, connect to: Library_WiFi
The Library's Wi-Fi network is open to all visitors free of charge. No special encryption settings, user names or passwords are required. The Library's Computer and Internet Use Policy applies to all Internet access in the building.
Limitations and Disclosures
Due to insurance limitations and warranties, Library staff may not configure users' laptops or mobile devices or install any devices or software on those computers. Library staff is not able to provide technical assistance of any kind for laptops, cards or configurations. If you need assistance, contact the manufacturer of your laptop or software.
The Library's wireless network is not secure, and the Library cannot guarantee the safety of your traffic across its wireless network. Information sent to or from your laptop can be captured by anyone else with a wireless device and appropriate software, within up to three hundred feet.
Anti-virus, security, and privacy protection is the responsibility of the user.
The Library assumes no responsibility for any alterations or interference with a laptop's configuration, operation, or data files resulting from connection to the Library's wireless network.
The Library is not responsible for any changes you make to your computer's settings.
The Library assumes no responsibility for damage, theft, or loss of any kind to a user's equipment, software, data files or other personal property brought into or used at the Library.
The Library cannot guarantee that the service will be available at any specific time or that the connection will have any specific quality or speed; there is no guarantee that you will be able to make a wireless connection.
The connection shall not be used for illegal or capacity-hogging purposes, nor shall it be used in such a way to violate library policies.
By clicking on the "I AGREE" button to connect to the Library's wireless network, users are agreeing to abide by all Library policies. If you successfully connect, you will be taken to the Roselle Public Library's website.