Computer upgrade

Library computer replacement

Upgraded & enhanced

The next time you login on to a library computer, you may be pleasantly surprised. New computers now replace the older models at all library branches.

All upgraded public access computers (PACs) have a Windows 10 operating system and are loaded with Microsoft Office 2016 (now with basic PDF editing capabilities), and upgraded Internet browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox, Microsoft Internet Explorer. You'll experience faster load times on machines that now are compatible with newer versions of popular software.

And introducing... Specialized Public Internet Access Machines

Based on your comments and feedback, we're pleased to introduce one computer with specialized software at each of Aldershot, Alton, Brant Hills, New Appleby, and Tansley Woods, and three on Central's 2nd (2 PACs) and 3rd (1 PAC) floors.

Here's what you'll get:

  • Windows 10 operating system
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Full suite of creative and design applications from Adobe Creative Cloud
  • “Inkscape” graphics software
  • “Sublime” text editor for coding
  • Support for 3D CAD design tool, “Tinkercad”
  • Free native windows games like Solitaire, Sudoku, Minesweeper, Mahjong, and Jigsaw
  • Upgraded Internet browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox, Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Upgraded apps like VLC Media Player, Google Earth, Adobe Reader etc.