Use a Computer


Computer use policy

All patrons must follow the Internet and Public Computer Use Policy when using a computer in the library. Click here to read it.


What do I need to use a computer?

You must have your own Escondido Public Library card to use our computers.  Find out how to get a card. 


How long may I use a computer?

You may use computers at the library for up to two hours a day.

You have a choice between using a one-hour computer or a 30-minute express computer.

Computers are available on a first-come, first served basis and there are times when computer users have to wait for their turn.


Can I use the Internet?

Yes. Internet access is available on all library computers.  The Internet is filtered.


What software is on library's computers?

Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016 software, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, in addition to research databases and assorted children's and reference programs.


Can I print from the library's computers?

Yes. Black and white pages cost 20 cents each.  Color pages cost 50 cents each. You can pay with cash or credit, via mobile devices or Library computers. Click Here to use mobile printing.


May I use my own laptop computer or wireless device in the library?

Yes.  The Library offers free, filtered, wireless Internet access that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The wireless signal covers the library and its parking lot and patio. You can use the library's mobile printing option to print from your device.




Local Computer Classes

Senior Service Council

Oasis Discover Life After 50

Escondido Adult School