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Express Browsing:

Mon-Thurs: 10-8pm

Fri: 10-5pm

Sat: 10-4pm

Express Browsing

Library Express Browsing Computer Information


We're expanding our Express Browsing phase to allow for visits up to 45 minutes. Enjoy browsing the collection and our newly restored public computer use.

 


 

There are six physically distanced desktop computers located on the first floor, behind the atrium. Computers are available for one 45 minute session by appointment per person per day. Total space is limited to six people.

To reserve a computer in advance: call 617-796-1360 during library hours or click  Schedule Appointment

  • Printing is available for 15¢ per page for black and white or 25¢ per page for color.

  • Users must bring their own headphones.

  • Check-in with the 1st Floor Reference Desk when you arrive for your appointment.

Please be aware that due to physical distancing requirements, staff will not be available to provide direct instruction or assistance at this time.

Available Library Technology

The library offers a limited number of physically distanced public desktop computers, as well as scanners, printers, and copiers.  

  • Public Computers on the first floor shut down 5 minutes before the library closes.  

  • By using our public computers, printers, copiers, and scanners you are agreeing to our Internet & Technology Acceptable Use Policy.

  • Our Library of Things Collection includes laptops with WIFI hotspots that can be borrowed with your library card. See our catalog here for more information.

 

Library computers, printers, copiers, and scanners can be found in the following locations:

1st Floor Public Computer Area (located behind the Atrium)

  • 6 Computers (reservations are required)

    • Microsoft Office 2010

    • Adobe Reader

    • iTunes

    • DVD/CD Drive

  • Flatbed Scanner & Fax Machine

    • Scan to email (up to 5 MB maximum), USB, and Google Drive

    • Scan to Fax (Note: Max 250 Scans to Fax per month.)

  • Copier/Printer

    • Prints and Copies in color or black and white

    • Prints & copies are 15¢ per page for black and white or 25¢ per page for color. 

    • Note: Printing stations accept nickels, dimes, quarters, 1 and 5 dollar bills only. For change, please see staff at the circulation desk. 

 

1st Floor Foyer Outside Children's Room

  • Copier

    • Copies in black and white

    • Copies are 15¢ per page for black and white. 

    • Note: Printing stations accept nickels, dimes, quarters, 1 and 5 dollar bills only. For change, please see staff at the circulation desk. 

 

2nd Floor New Book Area (at the top of the main stairs)

  • Copier

    • Copies in black and white 

    • Copies are 15¢ per page for black and white.

    • Note: Printing stations accept nickels, dimes, quarters, 1 and 5 dollar bills only. For change, please see staff at the circulation desk.