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Computers, Internet and Wireless Access


All branches of the Library feature computers that offer access to the Internet, electronic databases, library catalogs, and Microsoft Office. Every location also offers free Wi-Fi access during open hours.

NYPL computers have a variety of software installed on them and available for patron use. The following can be found on all NYPL computers: Windows 7 Enterprise, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft Powerpoint 2010, Microsoft Access 2010, Microsoft Publisher 2010, Microsoft Paint, Windows Media Player,  RealPlayer, VLC, JAWS, and MAGic.

Reserving a Computer

Library patrons with a valid library card may reserve a computer to use in any Library location.

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Wireless Internet Access (Wi-Fi)

All Library locations offer free wireless access (Wi-Fi) in public areas at all times the libraries are open.

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