Computer Access and Classes

The Library offers computer access to the public.
The Library provides access for: Computer Access at the Cedar Rapids Public Library

  1. Searching the Library's catalog 
  2. Finding information on the internet
  3. Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  4. Wireless internet connectivity
  5. Printing documents 
  6. Computer classes   

Connect to the free wifi at the library!
Wireless Name: CRPL-Public
Password: MyLibrary
You must agree to the terms and conditions in order to access the wifi.

Catalog Access
All of the Library's computers have access to the catalog. There are computers throughout the Library for catalog use only. There is no time limit on the 'catalog only' computers. Catalog access is available at the Library as well as from your home or office.

Internet Access
The Library provides free access to the internet on public access computers. The Library limits computer usage to (2) one-hour sessions each day. To access the computers users must have a valid library card and personal identification number (PIN). If you do not have a PIN, you may go to any service desk to have a PIN added to your account.

If you have fines of $20 or more you will not be allowed computer access until the balance is less than $20. You must also agree to the Cedar Rapids Public Library Computer Access Policy before you can use the computer.

Office Applications
Microsoft Word XP, Excel XP and PowerPoint XP are available on all public access computers in the Library.

You can print from any of the public computers. The Library charges $0.15 for black-and-white pages and $0.75 for color pages.

Wireless Internet Access
Wireless internet access is available at the Library. Click here for information about our wireless internet access.