Use a Computer

Reserve a Computer Please see the FAQ about currently available Library services.


Wireless

  • Use our WiFi from your own laptop or mobile device.  Connect to 'BPL-Wireless'.

Computer Use Details

  • You may use up to three hours of library computer time daily.
  • You may log in up to 3 sessions daily.
  • To make a second reservation in a single day, the first session must be used and completed.
  • Computers are available from opening until 15 minutes before closing.
  • Headphones are attached to every desktop computer. 

Laptop Lending Program

Home-use Laptop Lending

In-Library Laptop Lending

(Currently suspended)

  • Checkout a Laptop for in-library use at all locations with a valid library card after reading the details and signing our Laptop Lending Agreement.
  • Laptops only work on the Library’s wireless system.

Children

  • We have internet enabled computers for the sole use of children.
  • We also have at least one educational game computer for children at each location.
  • Children's computers require a valid child's library card to log on.  They are not reservable.
  • As with library materials, parents and/or legal guardians are responsible for any monitoring or restrictions to their child's internet use.

Email

  • To email from a library computer, you must use web-based email (such as gmail and yahoo).

User Responsibilities

  • Please report equipment problems to library staff.
  • It is illegal to physically or electronically modify computer equipment, or tamper with hardware or software (California Penal Code, Section 502 et. seq.)
  • Deliberate misuse of the computer or its components will result in loss of computer privileges; repair costs will be the responsibility of the user.
  • Violating another's right to privacy or harassing other users or library staff are prohibited, and will result in loss of computer use privileges.
  • The Library is not responsible for any loss or corruption of data or files resulting from use of public computers.
  • Each time a patron logs onto an Internet Access computer, they must agree to the terms of use.

Privacy Policy


Internet Use Policy


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