Temporary closure: Alta Vista

23/07/2021

Due to upgrades to the front entrance, the Alta Vista branch will be closed from July 26 to August 8. There will be no returns or holds pick-up during that time. Alta Vista branch will reopen August 9 at 10 am.   

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Chromebooks

You can checkout and use a Chromebook for 3 hours per day with a valid full library card.

Please return it on time and return it to the same branch you borrowed it from.

To access the internet, you can connect to our outdoor WiFi or any other wireless network: To connect to the OPL WiFi: Network name: opl-bpo1 Login information: Your Library Card Number & PIN

To connect to a WiFi Hotspot (where available): NetName: OPL-BPO Hotspot Password: opl-bpo! A maximum of 10 people can connect to the WiFi Hotspot at one time. Please be courteous to other customers and limit your time if people are waiting.

Guide to Chromebooks

FAQ

What apps are loaded on the Chromebooks?

The apps that come pre-loaded on the Chromebooks are all Google based, such as: Chrome, Chrome Web Store, Google Search, YouTube, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Maps, Google Drive (which includes Docs, Sheets, Presentations, etc.), Files, Google Play Music, Google Play Books, and Google Play Movies.

Does Google save my information?

Google does not keep any user data. Under OPL’s privacy statement, the Library does not keep any customer data either. The data gets deleted from the Chromebooks after every session.

View OPL’s Privacy Statement

View Google’s Privacy Statement

What types of photo ID do you accept?

Customers are required to have a Library account in good standing as well as a valid photo ID such as driver’s license, passport, employee ID, student ID, membership card (e.g. ski pass) or citizenship card.

Can I print a document from a Chromebook?

Printing is not currently available from Chromebooks. You will need to transfer your files to a flash drive (available for sale at all branches) and print from a public computer.