Computers & Technology

Computers & Internet

We have 21 public computers available on the Second Level. You are guaranteed one-hour session every day. Bring your laptop, tablet, or phone in to enjoy access to open or WPA-enabled WiFi.

View the Library Internet Use Policy

Software

Programs available on all PC computers:

  • Operating System: Windows 7
  • Office 2016 (Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word)
  • Adobe CS 5.5 (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro X
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • VLC Media Player
  • Windows Media Player

Borrow Our Technology

We offer technology for demonstrative use for children and adults. View the full list of gadgets you may borrow.

You may also reserve the projector, camcorder, and WiFi hotspot for specific dates.

WiFi

We provide two WiFi networks for your convenience. Each network is available to the public for free. View the Internet Use Policy

Darien Library

Are you just viewing websites and videos? The Darien Library network is perfect for anyone who is not logging into websites.

On your phone, tablet, or laptop:

  • Select Darien Library as your network.
  • No password necessary.

Darien Library WPA

Do you need to check your email or social media? Use this WPA-enabled network if you are logging into website and apps.

On your phone, tablet, or laptop:

  • Select Darien Library WPA as your network.
  • Enter the password: lovemylibrary

Check the Online Security page for details on how to protect yourself online.

WiFi Help

Step 1:

On your iPhone or iPad, tap the gray Settings app then on Wi-Fi.

iPhone WiFi connection step 1

Step 2:

Tab on Darien Library WPA.

iPhone WiFi connection step 2

Step 3:

Enter the password: lovemylibrary then on Join to finish.

iPhone WiFi connection step 3

Step 1:

On the top right of your computer, click the WiFi icon.

Mac WiFi connection step 1

Step 2:

Click on Darien Library WPA.

Mac WiFi connection step 2

Step 3:

Enter the password: lovemylibrary then on Join to finish.

Mac WiFi connection step 3

Step 1:

Swipe down from the top and tap on the gear icon.

Android WiFi connection step 1

Step 2:

Tap on Wi-Fi.

Android WiFi connection step 2

Step 3:

Tap on Darien Library WPA.

Android WiFi connection step 3

Step 4:

Enter the password: lovemylibrary then tap Connect to finish.

Android WiFi connection step 4

Step 1:

On the bottom right, click on the triangle near to the clock.

PC WiFi connection step 1

Step 2:

Click on the network icon highlighted in red in the image below.

PC WiFi connection step 2

Step 3:

Click on Darien Library WPA then on Connect.

PC WiFi connection step 3

Step 4:

Enter the password: lovemylibrary then tap OK to finish.

PC WiFi connection step 4

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