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Chromebooks

Chromebooks are fast, secure computers with no software installed on them. Instead, they only use web-based programs like Google apps. They are ideal for browsing the internet, checking your e-mail or watching YouTube.

Available at: Central Library, Grand River Stanley Park

 

Apps and Features

  • G Suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Photos, Maps, News)
  • Google Chrome
  • Numerics Calculator

The Chromebook offers two USB ports, an HDMI port, SD card reader, and a headphone jack.

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Using a Chromebook in the Library

  • Adults (18 and over) must have a library card and a piece of physical or digital ID to borrow a Chromebook.
  • Children and teens under the age of 18 are not required to present ID, but must have a library card.
  • Visitor and unconfirmed address cards are not eligible.
  • You may borrow one Chromebook per card at a time. You cannot renew a Chromebook, or place one on hold.
  • Central Library: Chromebooks can be used in the library for 4 hours.
  • Grand River Stanley Park: Chromebooks can be used in the library for 2 hours.
  • Overdue charges are $1 per hour late. A replacement fee will apply to lost or damaged devices.

Wireless Printing

You can print wirelessly from a Chromebook.

Black and white: $0.15 per page
Colour: $0.50 per page

 

Chromebook Resources

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Books

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