Computers & Technology

One on One Tech Help

One on One Tech Help is an appointment only service for patrons who have a Clayton County Library System card. These one-on-one appointments are facilitated by the Virtual Services Librarian.  This free service is best used for more in-depth instruction on how to use the library’s digital resources, databases, business research for entrepreneurs, general computer help, internet skills, creating a website, digital portfolios, and social media management.  Click here for more information and to schedule an appointment. 

Public Computers

Each of our branches has public computers with access to the Internet, PINES catalog, databases, and the Microsoft office suite. So, if you need to update a resume, work on a project, or want to browse the Internet, you can get it done at the Library! You’ll need a valid PINES Library Card to use public workstations.

For complete details about using public computers, please read the Computer Use Policy.

Printing, Photocopying, and Scanning

We provide access to state-of-the-art printers and copiers at each of our branches. You can also scan documents to email from library copiers. Both color and black and white is available. You cannot use your personal paper (including photo paper, labels, or cardstock) in library printers or copiers.

You will need a to add money to your account to print in the libraries, by visiting the Circulation Desk or print kiosk at any branch.  

Printing prices:

  • B/W: $.10 per pag
  • Color: $.40 per page
Paper sizes available:

  •  8.5" x 11" - “Letter size”
  •  8.5" X 14" - "Legal size"
Scanning Cost:

  • $.25 per page to scan and email per document. 

If you need help using equipment, please see a staff member at any branch.

Wireless Internet Access

The library’s wireless network is available at all six branches, is free, and is available during library business hours (it turns off approximately 10 minutes before the library closes).

If you are in one of our branches and your laptop or mobile device does not pick up the signal, please ask one of the library staff to verify that the wireless network is up and running.

To connect to the wireless network, complete the following steps:

  • On your laptop or wireless device, locate the public network, Library_Wireless, and click “connect.”
  • If your device does not automatically detect the public wireless, you may need to configure your adapter settings to use the public network: Library_Wireless.
Library staff members are unable to diagnose connectivity issues or provide technical support on the laptops or mobile devices.
Library Computers FAQs
How much does printing/scanning cost?
Printing cost is $.10 (b/w) and $.40 per page of printed material. Patrons are responsible for all the printed pages they send to the printer. Scanning cost is .25 per page to scan and email a document.
What do I need in order to use a Library computer?
All Georgia residents must have a PINES Library card number. Guest passes are reserved for out-of-state visitors only.
How can I make a reservation?
Reservations must be made in-person through PC Reservation software on Clayton County Library System computers. Library Staff can assist you with making a reservation.
How long can I use a computer?
Each patron is allowed two hours of computer usage per day, system-wide.
Are there any other guidelines for using Library computers?
  • Each patron must use their own library card when using a computer.
  • Patrons found to be using a library card other than their own, will be timed-out of their computer session and may have their computer privileges suspended if they are repeat offenders of any Library computer use rules.
  • Patrons are responsible to abide by all laws pertaining to copyright and any illegal activities while accessing the internet from a Library computer.
  • Patrons should respect the privacy of others who are using a computer or while using a computer themselves.
  • Only Library software can be used on Library computers.
  • The Library assumes no responsibility and shall have no liability for any claims or damages which result from provision of computer and Internet access to the public.
  • Library staff may be able to provide basic help regarding computers and the internet, but they cannot provide in-depth help.
Can I trust information I find on the Internet?
Please use discretion when accessing information from the Internet. Not all information found on the internet is accurate, complete, current, legal or reliable.
How can I save my work?
You are responsible for saving your own work on a mobile storage device such as a flash drive. Make sure you save your work often.

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the success of the citizens of our diverse community by offering a full range of library services that meet their informational, educational and leisure interests, fostering the love of reading in our youth and the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for all.