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Computer Policies

The library has Internet-enabled computers available for public use. There are three for adult (18 and over) and three in the Children’s Room for kids. Patrons must have a valid Four County Library System library card with little or no fines on it to use the computers.

If one of the computers is free:
• Sit down
• Enter your library card number
• Begin your session

If all of the computers are in use, check with the staff at the circulation desk to
reserve the next available computer.

Patrons get a total 60 minutes of computer time per day. It may be used in multiple sessions, but you must have at least 10 minutes left on your card to begin a session.

The computer will keep track of your time and give you a warning before your time is up.

The system will log you off automatically when your time is over. Be sure to save your work.

If you finish before your 60 minutes is up, click the ‘log off’ button to save the rest of your time.

Patrons can “lock” sessions and step away or up to ten minutes. The time will still be counted.

Guest cards will be made available for those from outside Broome, Tioga, Chenango, Otsego, & Delaware Counties in New York, and from outside Northern Pennsylvania. Guests are only eligible for this privilege for a two week period, extendable at the discretion of the library director.

Patrons may print from the public computers. When ‘Print’ is clicked, the system will display a job number, the total number of pages to be printed and the total fee (15 cents per page).
Pay for your pages at the circulation desk first and library staff will send your print job to the printer.

Privacy Statement
While the systen will keep track of the time you spend on the library computers, it will not monitor or record your activities.