Computers & Technology

Photo of two mean wearing masks and distancing while working on laptops

Beginning July 1st library computers will be available to use at all 5 locations for patrons aged 17 and older. Sessions are available by walk-in at all locations and by reservation at the Chugiak-Eagle River and Loussac Library locations. There will not be space to use your personal device inside the library, however Wi-Fi remains available outside all locations. Cloth face coverings/masks are required while using a computer and headphones must be used when listening with sound on.

How far out may I reserve a computer?

Starting June 30, advance reservations may be made 3 days prior for Loussac Library location only. All locations will have same day reservations and walk-up computers available.

How do I make an advance reservation at the Loussac Library?

Computers at Loussac can be reserved online, or by phone at 343-2975 during business hours up to 3 days prior to use.

Loussac Reservations

Can I make a same day reservation?

Limited same day reservations may be available in person at the library location you wish to use.

When should I show up for my reservation?

To get your full 60 minutes, please arrive at the library at least five minutes before your appointment. When you arrive at the library, please wait in the “Computer Reservation” line.

What if I’m late for my reservation?

Reservations will be held for 15 minutes before going to the next person in line.

What if I don’t have a reservation?

A limited number of walk-in computers will be available on a first come-first served basis.

How long may I use a computer?

Sessions are available for up to 60 minutes. If you are late for a reservation or do not use your entire time, your session will be shorter.

How may sessions can I have?

Due to social distancing capacity sessions will be limited to one per patron/per day.

Do I need a library card to use a computer or make a reservation?

No. Anyone aged 17 and older may use a computer or make a reservation.

Is printing available?

Yes. Printing, copying and scanning are all available.

Will the library provide headphones?

You must bring your own headphones.

Will the library have DVD/CD drives available?

The computers will not have DVD/CD drives installed.

Can I charge my devices in the building?

No.

Why can’t children use the computers?

These computers do not meet the Children’s Internet Protection Act requirements for use by minors.

Do I have to wear a cloth face covering/mask during my entire visit?

Yes.