Computers & Internet

Public Access Computers

Each branch provides free access to computers with Internet access. You must have a library card and PIN to access our computers. If you are from out of the county, you can get a guest pass with a valid photo ID.

Computers are available on a first-come-first-served basis. There is no limit to how long computers can be used unless there is a waiting list.

Web browsers and Microsoft Office are installed on all adult computers.

  • Alexandria: 6 laptops
  • Cold Spring: 18 desktop computers
  • Carrico/Fort Thomas: 9 desktop computers and 6 laptops
  • Newport: 24 desktop computers

If you have a fine between $10 and $50, you must pay $1 toward your fines to use our computers.  If your fine is higher than $50, speak to the information services assistant.

Please see our policy page for more information about our computer use rules.


Printing is available from all adult computers for a fee. Click for more information on printing.

  • Black and white: $0.10 per page
  • Color: $0.30 per page

Wireless Hotspots

All branches provide free a wireless hotspot in all public areas. Any wireless device with a web browser should be able to use our wireless service. No password is required.