Computers & Internet
A reduced number of desktop computers are available to allow for social distancing. Laptops are available to use at our Alexandria and Carrico/Fort Thomas branches. All computer use is limited to one hour per visit.
Make a reservation for a computer by calling us to reserve one 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.
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: 18 desktop computers
- 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 adult 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.