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Use a Computer

The library has public computers with Internet access. This describes what we have and how to use them.

The Spillville Public Library does have computers for the public to use.

  • There are 4 computers with internet access.  Plus 2 kindles for in house use
  •  All are hooked up to the printer. Computer 4 can print in color
  • The internet access computers are all loaded with Microsoft Office Suite which includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher.
  • There is a 30 minute time limit for the computers unless there is no one waiting
  • Computers are available on a first come, first serve basis unless reserved.  Please check with the library staff before using computers.   
  • Computer time may be reserved in advance by calling or visiting the library and placing one’s name on the reserve schedule. The maximum length of reserved time is one half hour. If a patron fails to show up by five minutes of the beginning of the reserve, the reservation will be considered as forfeited, and others may be allowed to use the computer.

A charge of 10 cents a sheet for black and white and 25 cents for color will be charged for a printout.

No more than 2 persons may use the computer at one time.

Patrons may not attach accessory equipment to any of the library’s computer hardware without advance permission from the librarian. No altering of the desktop contents. No storage on hard drive of patron’s files is allowed. All files left will be trashed.

NO food or drinks

are allowed around the computers.

All young children must be certified to use computers by the librarian to insure proper use of the equipment.

Violations of the library computer policy will result in canceled privileges.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.