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Computers and WiFi

Computers available for use in the library

Public Computers

We provide public computers at all six of our branches.

  • Guest passes are available for those without a St. Charles Parish Library card.
  • Computers are available on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Computers are assigned in 30 minute increments, but sessions can be extended indefinitely in the absence of a waitlist.
  • All users must abide by the Library’s Electronic Resource Use Policy.

Software and hardware specifications for our public computers are as follows:

  • All library computers are running Windows
  • Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Publisher)
  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Adobe Reader
  • Computers do not have floppy disk, CD, or DVD drives
  • Files will be saved temporarily to library computers but are erased at the end of every session and cannot be retrieved.
  • To save your work, a USB drive is recommended. The library sells USB drives for $5.
  • All Library computers are filtered in accordance with CIPA regulations

 

Library Wi-Fi (MYSCPL WiFi)

We provide free Wi-Fi at all six branch locations during operating hours.

  • All users must abide by the library’s Electronic Resource Use Policy.
  • Our wireless network is filtered in accordance with CIPA regulations.
  • The library assumes no responsibility for the safety or security of a patron’s device resulting from connection to its wireless network.
  • There is no guarantee that all devices will work on the network.
  • Library staff can provide general information for connecting to its wireless network but cannot troubleshoot problems with your equipment.
  • We also offer wireless printing.