Use a Public Library Computer

LOGGING ON WITH YOUR LIBRARY CARD (120 minutes per day)

  • Locate an available computer.
  • Move the mouse or press a key to bring up the grey starting screen.
  • Click on the green Available link to get to the login dialog box.
  • In the login box, type in your 14 digit library card number and your PIN.
  • Click on “login.”
  • If you are unable to log in, bring your card to the Ask a Librarian desk for assistance.

LOGGING ON WITH YOUR GUEST PASS (60 minutes per day)

  • Locate an available computer.
  • Move the mouse or press a key to bring up the starting screen.
  • Click on the green Available link to get to the login dialog box.
  • In the login box, instead of the 14-digit library card number, type in the letters & numbers printed on your guest pass. You will not need to type in a pin number.
  • Click on OK.

SAVING & DOWNLOADING

  • All computers have USB ports and accept flash drives.
  • Documents can be uploaded from the computer CD drives, but not downloaded to the CD drive.
  • Staff at the Ask a Librarian desk are available to help with questions about saving files.

WIRELESS ACCESS/LAPTOPS

  • Prescott Public Library provides free WiFi throughout the building and parts of the grounds.
  • The wireless network is PPL and the password is prescott (note: prescott is all lower case)
  • Electrical outlets are available in most areas of the library.
  • With your own laptop, there is no time limit.
  • Library card holders with a valid photo id can check out a library wireless laptop from the Ask a Librarian desk for 2 hours.

PRINTING

  • All the public computers on the main level print to a central laser printer, located in the main public computer area; children’s computers have their own printer.
  • Black and white printing costs 10¢ per page;  color printing costs 50¢ per page.
  • At the print station, enter either your library barcode or your guest pass number.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to release your jobs.

Need Help? Come to the Ask a Librarian Desk!