Computers & Internet

Reserve a Computer

Make a reservation for a computer by calling us or by submitting a reservation online below. You must have a physical library card in order to make a reservation.

Reservations will be held for a ten-minute grace period. After that time, the reservation will be canceled and the computer will become available to anyone.

Reserve a Computer


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 do not have a library card, you can get a guest pass with a valid photo ID.

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

  • Alexandria: 6 laptops
  • Cold Spring: 12 desktop computers and 4 laptops
  • Carrico/Fort Thomas: 9 desktop computers and 6 laptops
  • Newport: 24 desktop computers

If you have a fine over $10, you must pay $1 toward your fines to use our desktop computers.

Patrons with charges of $25 or more on their accounts will not be allowed to use library laptops. If you owe between $10 and $25, you may pay $1 per use to use a library laptop until your balance is below $10.

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


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

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


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