Public computers for adults are located on the 2nd and 4th floors of the library. Adults may also use KidSpace computers if accompanied by a child. (KidSpace computers have Microsoft Office and internet access and a number of games and educational programs for all ages. Specific computers are also set up for preschoolers with a variety of age-appropriate games.) All adult computers have Microsoft Office 2010 products. Computers are also available for teen use only in TeenSource.
💳 Session length with a library card: 3 hours*
Session length without a library card (please provide photo id for a guest pass): 1 hour*
*Time may be extended at the discretion of library staff
Computer reservations can be made for currently available and future reservations at reservation stations on the 2nd and 4th floors.
Wireless Internet Access
How to Connect
- When you’re at City Center, in the Library, or on the Waterfront, just turn on your computer or mobile device.
- In your WiFi settings, select “CityWiFi_Public” from the available wireless networks.
- There is no password required. You will be automatically pointed to the City’s WiFi terms and conditions page. Once you click on the "Accept" button, you are connected. (If you are not automatically shown the terms and conditions page, open an internet browser and go to wbp.org to see terms and conditions appear.)
Printing, Scanning, Copying, and Faxing
Printers are located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors of the library. You may print from a public computer, or mobile printing is also available. The photocopier and scanner/fax machine is located on the 4th floor.
|Black & white printing||$0.10 per page|
|Color printing||$0.50 per page|
|Black & white photocopies||$0.10 per page|
|Scan to USB, email, smartphone, Google Drive||$0.05 per page|
|Faxing (U.S. & Canada)||$0.50 per page|
|Faxing (International)||$1.00 per page|
💳 Library cardholders get $0.20 per day on their library card towards black & white or color printing.
WARNING: This free service is an open network provided for your convenience and its use is at your own risk. It is available to the general public, and is not inherently secure. The City of West Palm Beach can not and does not guarantee the privacy of your data and communication while using the service.
There are potentially serious security issues with any computer connected to the Internet without the appropriate protection, ranging from viruses, worms and other programs that can damage the user’s computer, to attacks on the computer by unauthorized or unwanted third parties. By using this service, you acknowledge and knowingly accept the potentially serious risks of accessing the Internet over an unsecured network. It is recommended that users take steps to protect their own computer system, such as installing current anti-virus software and maintaining appropriate firewall protection. For further information on how to protect yourself on this open network, consult a security professional.
You acknowledge and agree that your use of this service is solely at your own risk.
By using the Service, you also agree to all terms set forth in the following Disclaimer.
Service provided “AS IS”. This Service provides access to the Internet on an “as is” basis with all risks inherent in such access. The City of West Palm Beach makes no warranty that the Service or that any information, software, or other material accessible on the Service is free of viruses, worms, trojan horses or other harmful components. By connecting, the user acknowledges and accepts the risks associated with public access to the Internet and public use of an unsecured wireless network.
Service provided “AS AVAILABLE”. The Service is provided on an “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free, including but not limited to vagaries of weather, disruption of service, acts of God, warranties of title, noninfringement, NOR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. No advice or information given by the City of West Palm Beach, its affiliates, or contractors of the service or their respective employees shall create such a warranty.
Indemnity. Under no circumstances shall the City of West Palm Beach, its employees, agents, or contractors thereof, be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages that result in any way from user’s use of or inability to use the Service or to access the Internet or any part thereof, or user’s reliance on or use of information, services or merchandise provided on or through the Service, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, errors, defects, delays in operation, or transmission, or any failure of performance. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the City of West Palm Beach, including its employees, agents, and contractors thereof, from any claim, liability, loss, damage, cost, or expense (including without limitation reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or related to your use of the Service, any materials downloaded or uploaded through the Service, any actions taken by you in connection with your use of the Service, any violation of any third party’s rights or any violation of law or regulation, or any breach of this agreement.
Access. The City of West Palm Beach reserves the right to deny or restrict access to any user who abuses the network, such as excessive bandwidth consumption or using the network for any type of activity or purpose deemed by the City to be unlawful, harassing, abusive, criminal or fraudulent. The City also reserves the right to monitor, intercept and disclose any transmissions over or using the network, and to provide user information, or use records, and other related information under certain circumstances (for example, in response to lawful process, orders, subpoenas, or warrants, or to protect the City’s rights, users or property) to appropriate authorities.
City Wi-Fi Internet Access Service Agreement Terms and Conditions