Batavia Public Library

Computers & Technology

The Library has two computer labs.

Adult Services computer lab offers:
  • 14 computers with Internet access and the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)
  • 6 express stations (30 min) with Microsoft Office 2016 Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)
  • 1 computer with the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)
  • 1 scanner which can scan to a flash drive, email, or Google Drive (ask for assistance at the Reference Desk if needed)
Youth Services computer lab offers:
  • 2 computers with Internet access and the Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)
  • 7 computers with the Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)

Use of one-hour Internet Stations is FREE of charge for:

  • Residents of the Batavia Public Library District who hold an up-to-date Batavia Public Library card.
  • Students of Batavia Public School District #101, both residents and non-resident students of the Batavia Public Library District.

Use of one-hour Internet Stations is available for a fee:

  • A one-hour session for a fee of $3 for non-residents of the Batavia Public Library District.

Use of Express Stations is free of charge.

The Library offers six 30-minute Express Stations and one 15-minute Express Station.

Use of the Express Stations is FREE of charge.

These computers offer Internet access and the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher).

They are located in the Adult Services department.

Users of a 30-Minute Express Station must present a photo ID.

Printing is available from all Library computers (one-hour Internet Stations, Express Stations, and Library Catalog) and via Wi-Fi.

Your print job will require payment (using coins or $1 bill) before the print job can be printed. Black-and-white printouts cost 10¢ per page. Color printouts cost 60¢ per page.

Wi-Fi printing service allows printing from:
  • laptop computers connected to the Library’s Wi-Fi network
  • from home computers with an Internet connection
  • or from mobile devices with an Internet connection

To print using Wi-Fi, you must use the link below.

PRINT FROM ANYWHERE

Your print jobs can be retrieved in the Computer Room on the main level of the Library (near the Adult Services Reference Desk) during Library hours.
Unclaimed print jobs are deleted 24 hours after they are sent.

For more information, call the Adult Services Reference Desk at (630) 879-1393, ext. 200.

Batavia Public Library cardholders
must enter their Batavia Public Library card number each time they use a one-hour Internet Station.

Non-resident students
must present an official ID card from Batavia Public School District #101 each time they use a computer lab computer with Internet access.

Non-residents
of the Batavia Public Library District must present an official photo ID for use of 30-minute Express Stations or one-hour Internet Stations ($3 fee).

Library users without a photo ID or Library Card
may use one 15-minute Express Station session per day.

Library Catalog Stations are located on both levels of the Library, in the Adult Services and Youth Services departments. These computers offer access to the Library catalog, which allows users to look up books and other materials and locate the call number and status (available or checked out) of each item. These computers also offer access to the Library’s reference databases, which allow users to look up articles and other information.

Use of Public-Access Computers and Acceptable Use of the Internet

By signing in to use a computer at the Batavia Public Library, you agree to the Policy on Use of Public-Access Computers and Acceptable Use of the Internet.    

Use of Computers with Internet Access by Minors

Parents and legal guardians are responsible for supervising their minor children’s use of public-access computers at the Library. The Library urges parents and legal guardians to take an active interest in their children’s use of the Library. Parents or legal guardians have the option of restricting their minor children from accessing public-access computers owned by the Library. This option does not apply to use of Catalog Stations.  

Free Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi Internet access is available throughout the Library. No password is needed. Please contact a librarian at the Reference Desk for more information.

Please note: Internet access is prohibited in the Library Leaders Reading Room (Periodicals Room), except when using a silent mobile device. 









Technology Coaching

Schedule an appointment with a technology assistant for a one-hour, one-on-one session based on your individual needs. Technology coaching includes instruction on computers, tablets, smartphones, eReaders, and more. Appointments take place at the Library and are free of charge. Batavia Public Library card required. Available Monday–Thursday, 4–8 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call the reference desk, 630-879-1393, ext. 2, or send an email to askus@bataviapubliclibrary.org



Computer Classes for Adults

Brush up on your computer skills with one-hour, hands-on computer classes*. Basic computer skills, including mouse & keyboard proficiency, are required. Registration is required; please call the Reference Desk, 630-879-1393, ext. 200.
* Classes require registration