Public Computers

To use a public access computer (PAC) or printer at an open location, you must book in advance online (see Related Links below) or by calling 905.639.3611.

  • 45-minute sessions are available by appointment only.
  • Maximum 8 sessions may be booked in the current 30-day period. After the first eight bookings in this period, any additional appointments will be cancelled.
  • Your BPL card number is required to reserve a computer. Tip! For easy booking, please make sure you have already set up your My BPL online account.
  • To use a library printer, you must first reserve a computer session—no faxing service or walk-in printer access available at this time.
  • Cash payment through the printer only.
  • Computers, keyboards, and workstations are cleaned after every session.
  • To cancel your appointment, please call or Contact Us online.

A properly worn face mask or covering is required attire inside the library, unless an exemption in the City of Burlington’s Mask By-Law applies to you. On arrival, we will provide you with a free disposable mask to wear if you don't have your own.

If you have any problems using a library computer, please ask staff for help.

  • You need a BPL library card to log on. Your password is typically the last four digits of your telephone number, unless you've changed it.
  • You must click the I AGREE button to connect to the library's network from our Internet Access Policy screen.
  • All users who sign in remain anonymous.
  • All information, saved or not, is lost when your session ends.
  • The computer automatically locks after 10 minutes of non-activity. It will stay locked for 10 more minutes, then the session will end unless activity resumes.
  • Computers, keyboards, and workstations are cleaned after every session.

All PACs have a Windows 10 operating systems and are loaded with:

  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Inkscape graphics software
  • GIMP image software
  • Upgraded apps like VLC Media Player, Google Earth, Adobe Reader etc.

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City of Burlington Mask By-law 62-2020

Internet Use Policy

Wireless Access Policy

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