COMPUTERS & WIFI

Computer Services @ the Library

  • Public computers available for 60 minutes a day, plus extensions, when applicable.
  • Chromebooks available for loan
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi access during library hours
  • Printing, photocopying, and scanning services

TIME OPTIONS

Any person may use the Internet computers for 1 hour per day at either the Queensborough or Main Branch locations. Computer users at the Main Branch are entitled to 4 extensions (15 min each) per day, as long as one regular Internet station is available.

You may use part of your time in one session and return later to use the rest, but must have at least ten minutes of your time left to be able to log in.

Library computers are first come, first served.

To use them you need a valid NWPL library card or a card from an InterLINK library that has been registered at NWPL (click here to see a map of InterLINK libraries).

Visitors from outside the area served by InterLINK may receive a guest pass, with identification showing their home address.

WHAT WE HAVE AVAILABLE

  • 16 computers on the second floor at the Main Branch (60 minutes, with four 15 minute extensions available)
  • 8 public internet computers at the Queensborough Branch (60 minutes, with four 15 minute extensions available)
  • 2 computers in the Children’s Department at the Main Branch (30 minutes maximum)
  • 1 Teen computer in the Children’s Department at the Main Branch (30 minutes maximum)

ADDITIONAL RENTALS AND ITEMS FOR PURCHASE

  • Printing 20¢ per page – black & white, letter or legal size, single-sided only.
  • Flash drives $9 and have a 16 GB capacity – Purchase at the library.
  • CDs/DVDs require an external device which you can borrow from library staff.

WIFI AND LAPTOP USE @ THE LIBRARY

The Library has a WiFi network available for public use. CityPublicWifi is a city-run network available during library opening hours.

Some study stations are wired for power and internet cabling, but they are not reserved for laptop users. Please try to have your laptop battery fully charged before you come to the library in case all study stations with power outlets are in use.

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MAIN BRANCH
716 6th Avenue,
New Westminster, BC,
V3M 2B3

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QUEENSBOROUGH
920 Ewen Avenue,
New Westminster, BC,
V3M 5C8

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