In-Library Use


Person at a computer

RESERVING A FULL SERVICE COMPUTER

Available on a first come, first served basis.

To login:

  • Enter your library card # and PIN or guest pass
  • If all computers are in use, you may get in the queue at the waitlist computer

Each library has varying time limits.

PRINTING

Black/White: $0.15 per page
Color: $0.20 per page

FULL SERVICE COMPUTERS

Every library has computer terminals with:

  • Privacy screens
  • DVD & CD drive (including Blu-Ray)
  • Internet access  
  • Magnifier
  • Commercially produced filter, blocks sites that might be considered objectionable (optional)

Programs installed:

  • Acrobat Reader
  • Calculator
  • CyberLink Power DVD
  • Windows DVD maker
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Word
  • Paint
  • Roxio Creator Starter (edit, fix, copy and burn data, music, movies and photos)
  • Windows Media Player

Full Service Computers require log in using your Santa Clara County Library District Card number and PIN.

CHILDREN’S COMPUTERS

Photo of Wait list  Way Finder

  • For ages 14 and under
  • Includes commercially produced filter, blocks sites that might be considered objectionable
  • Visit Safe Kids.com for tips and information on online safety and civility.

ADA COMPUTERS

  • Available for the visually and hearing impaired.
  • Access to ZoomText 9.1, which offers screen magnification and screen reading.

CATALOG E-RESOURCES COMPUTERS

  • Access to research databases
  • Access to the Internet or to the Microsoft Office Suite applications is not available.

AWE Early Literacy Stations (ELS)

  • Log in is not required unless you wish to print.
  • Available for kids ages 2–10.
  • Offers 50 educational software programs in the areas of music, science, math, history, geography, phonics and problem-solving.
  • Both Gilroy Library and Morgan Hill Library also offer the literacy station’s bilingual edition, with programs available in English and Spanish. 

OTHER FEATURES FOR FULL SERVICE COMPUTERS

  • Available languages are English, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified, PRC), Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan), Chinese (Traditional, Hong Kong S.A.R.), Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Urdu, Persian, Vietnamese, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Marathi. The language pack is accessed by double clicking the “Onscreen keyboard” icon and then click on “EN”  button in the lower right corner on toolbar. Specific instructions.
  • Resize text in Internet Explorer: Go to “View  --> Text Size”
  • Resize text within any application by using the Magnifier to magnify in the following modes:
    • Full screen magnifies the entire screen and follows the mouse pointer as you move it
    • Lens mode is like using a magnifying glass; when you move the mouse pointer the area of the screen that’s magnified moves with it
    • Docked mode magnifies the area around the mouse pointer
  • Page Setup for printing in Internet Explorer: Go to “File --> Print Preview” to change paper size, orientation, or margins, and add headers or footers. Specific instructions.
  • Save to USB drives (Bring your own USB device).

 

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