Computer Access

The Library’s service offerings are affected by COVID-19.  Please see our COVID-19 webpage regarding reopening plans. 

The Library has desktop and laptop computers available for public use.  Wireless access is also available throughout the entire building.  All computer users must abide by the Computer and Internet Use Policy.  All public computers are equipped with the following:

  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Word 2019
  • Microsoft Excel 2019
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2019
  • Microsoft Publisher 2019
  • Electronic Resources

Desktop Computers

The Library has 12 desktop computers available for public use.  Green Hills Public Library District cardholders and registered reciprocal borrowers in good standing are allowed 60-minute sessions with the ability to extend their session in 30-minute increments if there is no pending reservation on the workstation.  Users without a GHPLD card can obtain a guest pass with a valid photo ID.

Laptop Computers

The Library has 10 laptops available for use within the Library.  Laptops may be checked out to GHPLD cardholders and registered reciprocal borrowers who are 18 years of age or older.  A valid Green Hills Public Library District card or registered reciprocal card in good standing and picture ID are required to check out a laptop.  For more information on using a laptop, review the Library’s Laptop Loan Policy.

Wireless Internet Access

Users can access the Library’s wireless network, GHPLD PUBLIC WIFI, on their personal laptop or mobile device.  Wireless access is available to residents and non-residents free of charge.

Saving Files

Files can be saved to Temporary Storage (U:) on desktop computers.  Files saved on this drive will be erased when the user ends their session.  Users are encouraged to use their own personal storage devices.

Printing

Files and web pages can be printed directly from computers or mobile devices to print release stations.  Items sent to the printer will remain in the queue for three hours.  Printing fees, payable by cash or credit card, are as follows:

  • Black and white: $.10 per page
  • Color: $.50 per page

Users have the option to print remotely from home or within the library using a personal computer with the PrinterOn website.  Users on mobile devices may choose to download the PrinterOn app for iOS or Android to conveniently print directly from their device.  This printing service supports over 100 file types.

Questions?  Let us know!

Call 708-598-8446 or email ghpl@greenhillslibrary.org.