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Computer Use Fees

 

Use of one-hour Internet Stations is free of charge for:

 

      •  Residents of the Batavia Public Library District who hold an

         up-to-date Batavia Public Library card.

      •  Students of Batavia Public School District #101, both residents and 

         non-residents of the Batavia Public Library District

         (non-resident students).

 

Use of one-hour Internet Stations is available for a fee of $3 per one-hour session for non-residents of the Batavia Public Library District (except for non-resident students).

 

Use of Express Stations is free of charge.

 

Identification Required

 

Effective December 1, 2009, the following identification is required:

Batavia Public Library cardholders must present their Batavia Public Library card each time they use a one-hour Internet Station.

Non-resident students must present an official ID card from Batavia Public School District #101 each time they use a computer lab computer with Internet access.

 

Non-residents of the Batavia Public Library District must present an official photo ID for computer use.

 

Printing

 

Printing is available from all Library computers (computer lab, Express, and Library Catalog).

 

As part of the Library's Print from Anywhere service, Wi-Fi printing is available to Library users. 

 

Your print job will require payment (using coins, $1 bill, or a Batavia Public Library print card) before the print job can be printed. Black-and-white printouts cost 10¢ per page. Color printouts cost 60¢ per page.

 

Batavia Public Library print cards may be purchased in the Adult Services computer lab or at the Youth Services Desk for $1. The Print card contains 50¢ of value initially, and additional value can be added to the print card as needed.


Computer Labs

 

The Library has two computer labs - one in the Adult Services department and one in the Youth Services department.

 

The Adult Services computer lab offers:

 

•  14 computers with Internet access and the Microsoft Office 2013 Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)

•  1 computer with the Microsoft Office 2013 Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)

•  1 computer with only scanning capability (and no Internet access; please bring a flash drive or ask for assistance at the Reference Desk)

 

The Youth Services computer lab offers:

•  2 computers with Internet access and the Microsoft Office 2013 Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)

•  7 computers with the Microsoft Office 2013 Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)

 

Express Stations

 

The Library offers 6 Express Stations that are available for a 30-minute use period, free of charge. These computers offer Internet access and the Microsoft Office 2013 Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher). They are located in the Adult Services department. Users of a 30-Minute Express Station must present a photo ID.

 

Catalog Stations

 

Catalog Stations are located on both levels of the Library, in the Adult Services and Youth Services departments. These computers offer access to the Library catalog, which allows users to look up books and other materials and locate the call number and status (available or checked out) of each item. These computers also offer access to the Library’s reference databases, which allow users to look up articles and other information.

 

Internet Use

 

Use of Public-Access Computers and Acceptable Use of the Internet

By signing in to use a computer at the Batavia Public Library, you agree to the Policy on Use of Public-Access Computers and Acceptable Use of the Internet.    

 

Use of Computers with Internet Access by Minors

Parents and legal guardians are responsible for supervising their minor children’s use of public-access computers at the Library. The Library urges parents and legal guardians to take an active interest in their children’s use of the Library and to guide their children as they deem best. Parents or legal guardians have the option of restricting their minor children from accessing public-access computers owned by the Library. This option does not apply to use of Catalog Stations.