Does the library have computers that I can use?
Yes. All Cumberland County libraries have computers with Internet service and Microsoft Office software that you can use. Computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis for any library card holder in good standing. Guest cards are usually available at each library for visitors. To make Internet computers available to as many people as possible, there is usually a time limit per day. The time limit varies from library to library.
Does the library have wireless Internet service?
Yes. All Cumberland County libraries provide wireless Internet access for people with wireless-enabled computer and smart phones at no charge.
Can I print pages out from library computers?
Yes, each library has printers that the public may use. Printing costs $0.25 per page.
Does the library have wireless printing?
Yes. You can print your documents wirelessly by using our SmartALEC printing service.
Do library computers have Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint software?
Yes, each library has computers equipped with Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint 2007.
Will someone at the library teach me how to use the Internet?
Library customers using public computers should have a basic knowledge of using computers. Library staff may be able to assist with small issues.
For those requiring computer training, the Bosler Library (Carlisle) offers free technology appointments. More information is available through their Information Services Department at 717-243-4642 Ext. 2237. There are tutorials for basic computer skills on the right side of this page, and our Learning Express Library database contains tutorials on popular software packages.
For more help, you can borrow books from the library about using the Internet or specific software. Please ask your librarian for help picking out some items.
Does the library have headphones for me to use?
No, but you can bring your own headphones or earbuds to use with the library's computers.