Access the internet

Computer signup is self-service. Please remember to bring your library card to use the Community computers. You will be asked to scan your library card to login. If you are visiting and need computer access, guest logins are available at the Community Circulation Desk. Two one-hour sessions per day are allowed.

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Printing is initiated through a bill/coin system. There is a charge of $.15 for each page printed. You can print to the Library printer from Library computers, your mobile device or personal computer.

All users must read and agree to the Computer Use Policy when logging into a Library computer.
Only one person may be at a computer workstation at one time.  To accommodate special situations such as tutoring sessions or collaborative research, the librarian on duty may grant permission for more than one person. Computer workstations will shut down 10 minutes before the Library closes.

The Library supports the right and responsibility of parents/guardians, to monitor their children’s use of this resource.

The following activities are not allowed:

  • Violation of applicable state and federal laws governing information access, U.S. copyright laws and licensing agreements or conduct any illegal activities.
  • Playing games that involve obscene images or text, characters engaged in physically violent or sexually explicit acts, or destruction of objects or game characters.
  • Changing the settings on the computer, including screensavers and background.
  • Using the computers for commercial purposes, on-going business or  for-profit ventures.
  • Damaging computers, computer systems, computer furniture or computer networks.
  • Online harassment of others.
  • Computer hacking
  • Unauthorized downloading or installation of software.

Adult Computers are not available for use by students enrolled in the South Burlington School District (in order to comply with current CIPA guidelines), or by persons under the age of 18.

VIOLATION OF POLICIES:  Violation of the Computer Use Policy or Internet Policy, or performance of illegal activities on the computer, may result in suspension or termination of computer privileges.  The librarian on duty is responsible for enforcing this policy and may immediately suspend use for one day by any patron violating the policy.  The Library Board of Trustees or the Community Library Director may suspend use for longer periods of time or permanently.  Any patron, who willfully violates this policy with damage to library computers resulting, will be responsible for costs
incurred.  Illegal activities may be subject to prosecution by local, state, or federal authorities.

WARNING:  The South Burlington Community Library is committed to the privacy of its patrons.  However, computers are able to store temporary and permanent data, and users should be aware that it is not always possible to maintain privacy on library computers.

The Library supports the American Library Association Bill of Rights and will not restrict an individual's Internet use, except possibly the length of time spent at a terminal.

Library staff will try to answer specific questions and offer suggestions for effective searching.

Please be sure to review our policies when using the library computers. Particularly the Internet Policy, the Computer Use Policy, and the Unattended Children Policy.