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Fauquier County Public Library -- FAQs -- Computers and Internet Access

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Computer & Internet Access

All library locations offer free public computers with Internet access as well as wireless (Wi-Fi). Users agree to abide by the library’s Internet Use policy. You can request a copy of the policy from library staff.

  • Use your library card to reserve/use a computer; not eligible for a card? A guest pass will be issued with photo ID
  • Use of the public computers is limited to 90 minutes a day
  • Library software includes Microsoft Office 2013
  • Printing (black and white only) costs 15 cents/page
  • If you need to save files, use a USB storage device or a cloud storage application (Google Drive, Drop Box, etc.)
  • To protect your privacy, public computers use Deep Freeze to clear away any personal files – all files are cleared after each computer session
  • In accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the library’s public computers are filtered
  • If you are not comfortable using a computer, you may want to consult the following resources:
    • Atomic Training (use in the library or access from home with your library card) - Video tutorials covering PC basics, Microsoft Office, Adobe and more
    • BBC WebWise - A beginners' guide to using the Internet, computers in general and social media
    • DigitalLearn.org - Short (15 minutes or less) courses covering basic computer skills
    • GCF LearnFree.org - From the Goodwill Community Foundation, this site includes courses on Microsoft Office applications

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