Public Computers & Internet
About Computers & Internet at the Library
All branches of the Lake County Library system have free WiFi. Log in to the "Lake County Library" network with your laptop or mobile device. The Lake County Library provides internet access on public computers at library branches in Lakeport, Clearlake, Middletown, and Upper Lake. Learn more information about the full Internet Use Policy which governs the use of the Internet at the Library.
Access to public computers is free. Printing from public computers is 10 cents per page and only in black and white. Computer use is first come first serve. Each patron may use a computer for 1 hour initially and their time may be extended in 15-minute increments up to an additional hour if no one else is waiting for a computer.
Chromebooks & Hotspots
All branches of the Lake County Library also have Google Chromebooks that can be borrowed with your library card for use within the library for three hours. Chromebooks & Wifi Hotspots are also available to check out and take home for a period of 21 days. Chromebooks are small laptop computers that can be used to browse the internet. WiFi Hotspots allow you to connect to and use the internet from your devices anywhere there is cell coverage. If you would like to borrow a Chromebook or Wifi Hotspot ask to check one out at the front desk.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Library Chromebooks and Wifi-Hotspot lending was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, IMLS Grant Number CAGML-248370-OMLS-21.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and museums. We advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grantmaking, research, and policy development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit the Institute of Museum and Library Services website.