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Reserving a Public Computer
How does it work?
- You may simply log on to an open machine or reserve one from a self-service station if all computers are taken.
- Use your current Boulder Public Library (BPL) card to log on to a public computer.
- A standard computer reservation is 1 hour, with the possibility of a limited number of automatic extensions, subject to demand.
- 20-Minute Express Computers are available through the reservation system. These computers are intended for quick tasks like checking e-mail or Internet searches.
- You are limited to 240 minutes (4 hours) per day on all of BPL's public computers.
Guidelines for Reserving a Computer
- Users must conform to the policies stated here and to Boulder Public Library's General Rules and Regulations when using library computers.
- Boulder Public Library cards are non-transferable. Users must use their own library card to reserve a computer. The use of a friend or family member's library card is not permitted and may result in the suspension of computer privileges.
- Headphones are required for listening to any resource with an audio component. Users may purchase headphones from the library or use their own.
- Users may leave an unattended computer "locked" for 10 minutes. If a user does not return within 10 minutes, the computer may be made available to someone else.
- Two onscreen warnings will appear prior to the end of your computer session. Failure to comply with these warnings will result in the loss of your work.
- The last computer session of the day ends 15 minutes before the library closes.
- Boulder Public Library is not responsible for time or data lost due to computer or power failure.