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Computers

The Tech Center has Internet accessible computers and laptops available for public use.

Wheaton Public Library cardholders, or other library cardholders that are registered in our system can log in with their Library Card number and PIN.

If you do not have a library card, pick up a Guest Pass at the Tech Center Desk

Time is limited to 3 hours per day

Available software and specifications:

  • Microsoft Office Suite 2016 - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
  • PDF Reader: Adobe Reader DC
  • Photo Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Video Editor: Shotcut
  • Internet Browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • CD/DVD burner
  • USB 2.0 and 3.0

 

Computer Use Policy

  • Tech Center staff will hold a photo ID or Library card while the laptop is in use.
  • Log in with your Library Card number and PIN or pick up a Guest Pass at the Tech Center Desk.
     

Laptop Lending Policy

Laptop software and specifications:

  • Microsoft Office Suite 2019 - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Access
  • PDF Reader: Adobe Reader DC
  • Photo Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Internet Browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Webcam and microphone
  • USB 2.0

Check out these items from the Tech Center Desk to use in the library

  • DVD Player/Writer
  • Floppy Disk Drive
  • Memory Card Reader
  • Battery Charger and Cables for your smartphone or tablet
  • Portable Power Supply for your laptop
  • Flash Drives - 16GB $5 each
  • DVD-R Discs - $1 each
  • CD-RW Discs - $1 each

Print release stations are available in the Tech Center, Genealogy Center, Tween Center and Teenspace. Release print jobs with your Library Card number or Guest Pass.

  • Black and white - 10¢ per page
  • Color (Tech Center only) - 25¢ per page
  • Print jobs remain in the queue for 24 hours

To Print from home or from a mobile device, visit our Mobile Printing page.