Computers in the Power Library

We have 50 public computers available in the Library. The computers are primarily on the Lower Level in the Power Library and Tech Center. There are eight computers for children in the Children's Library. Seven additional computers are on the second floor.  You are guaranteed one hour session every day. Printers and copiers are also available. Business supplies are services are available in SoHo

To use a computer, you just need your Library card. If you are not a Darien resident, just register your hometown library card at the Welcome Desk when you enter the building. We also issue one day guest passes at the Help Desk when you present your photo ID. All users are expected to abide by the Library's Internet Use Policy and Guidelines.

Tech Center

Computers in the Tech Center are available when no classes or workshops are being held. These twelve computers have the Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 which includes Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

Children's Library Computers

The Children's Library has eight computers for children and their caregivers and a printer. Headphones are available for check-out for children. 


The following programs are available on all computers:

  • Adobe Acrobat Standard
  • Canon scanning software
  • Flash player
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • iTunes
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Office 2010 (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word) on the Lower Level
  • Office 2007 on the Second Floor
  • QuickTime
  • Roxio Creator 9 (for CD/DVD burning)
  • Windows Media Player
  • Windows 7 on the Lower Level
  • Windows XP on the Second Floor