All Worcester Public Library branches offer a variety of computer workstations to help with your computing needs.

Main Library

Offers access to the Library's online catalog, subscription databases, and other Library online resources.

Reserved PCs:

  • Offer Internet access and common desktop applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) as well as online databases. These machines allow you to use a USB flash drive for saving personal documents. Reserved PCs require a valid Worcester Public Library card to reserve a session. Reserved sessions are one hour long with unlimited sessions.  Adult Reserved PCs are for Adults 18+ only.

Express PCs:

  • Offer 15 minutes of use with Internet access and does not require a Library card for access. Express PCs are for adult use only.

Teens' PCs:

  • Reserved PCs in the Teen Room are reserved for teens ages 13-17 only (see Reserved PCs).

Children's PCs:

  • Reserved PCs in Children’s Room can be reserved for children 12 and younger (see Reserved PCs).
  • Early Literacy computers offer games and educational software for children. No Library card is needed for access.

Stand-alone PCs:

  • Genealogy computers (3rd floor). No Library card is needed for access; users must obtain an access ticket from the 3rd floor desk.
  • Grant Resource computer (3rd floor). No Library card is needed for access; users must obtain an access ticket from the 3rd floor desk.
  • Career computers (2nd floor) can be used for resume building and job searching. Users must sign in at 2nd floor desk for access.
  • Scanning computer (2nd floor).  No Library card is needed for access.  Users must sign in at 2nd floor desk for access.

 

Frances Perkins Branch Library

Reserved PCs:

  • Offer Internet access and common desktop applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) as well as online databases. These machines allow you to use a USB flash drive for saving personal documents. Reserved PCs require a valid Worcester Public Library card to reserve a session. Reserved sessions are one hour long with unlimitted sessions. For adult and teen use.

Children's PCs:

  • Reserved PCs in Children’s Room can be reserved for children 12 and younger (see Reserved PCs).
  • Early Literacy computers offer games and educational software for children. No Library card is needed for access.

Great Brook Valley Branch Library

Reserved PCs:

  • Offers Internet access and common desktop applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) as well as online databases. These machines allow you to use a USB flash drive for saving personal documents. Reserved PCs require a valid Worcester Public Library card to reserve a session. Reserved sessions are one hour long with unlimitted sessions. For all ages.

 

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