Computer Access at The Main Library Technology Center
and The Dennis G. Fedor Computer Center at Madison Branch
To reserve time, you’ll need a Lakewood Library card in good standing and your PIN. If you don’t know your PIN, bring a photo ID and we'll look it up for you. Parents with proper ID can request PINs for their children. Everyone can make up to three appointments a day which allows for a minimum of one-and-a-half hours of access. We no longer take reservations over the phone. Computer time is non-transferable—once you end your session, it is over. See the Class page to learn about extended hours for students and job-seekers.
Using a computer under another person's name is not permitted.
Main Library offers 51 PC stations for public use while the Madison Branch offers another 6.
You must provide your own headphones. USB floppy drives are available by request at the desk.
Black and white printing is provided at no-cost, but is limited to 20 pages a day. The Technology Center does not have color printers. Patron-provided paper and envelopes may be used with staff assistance.
The Library provides free wireless Internet access throughout the building for patrons with Wi-Fi compatible equipment. Please see the Acceptable Use Policy.
A PC equipped with JAWS screen reader is available at the Main Library for patrons with vision impairment.
The Library provides free access to a number of high quality information resources. Some are only available in the Library, but many are available through any Internet connection. Learn more on our Research page.
The Main Library's Learning Lab offers free computer instruction classes on a variety of topics. Learn more on the Class page.
Students enrolled in online classes or correspondence courses can have their tests proctored by the Technology Center staff in the Main Library Learning Lab. Arrangements must be made in advance through the Proctoring page.