The following rules apply to all SLO County Library public computer workstations:
- No more than two people will be allowed at any workstation
at the same time.
- Time limits have been established for Library workstations.
Limits have also been established on the number of times per day and/or
per week any individual may use some workstations or services. Specific
limits are posted in each branch. All limits apply whether
another user is waiting or not.
- Misuse of any library workstation will result in appropriate
action, including suspension or loss of your library privileges.
- "Misuse" includes but is not limited to:
- Attempting to or actually damaging computer equipment or software
- Attempting to or actually altering software configurations or
- Attempting to or actually causing degradation of system performance
- Attempting to or actually turning off or otherwise rebooting
- Attempting to or actually installing, downloading, and/or running
software not installed by the library staff
- Attempting to or actually engaging in any illegal act while
using the a computer including but not limited to a violation
of copyright law, software licensing agreement, or defamation
(libel or slander) law
- Engaging in any activity which is in violation of the Library's
Rules of Conduct or Internet Use Policy
- Misuse of any computer workstation will be dealt with
in a serious and appropriate manner
- Some workstations may be "checked out" for use.
You will need your current, valid Black Gold Library card or current
photo ID to use these workstations. The library requires specific
parental/guardian consent for use of any Internet workstation by a
- Printing charge is $.10 per page for black & white prints
( $.50 per page for color prints where available). User is responsible
for all printing fees except cases of printer malfunction. Use of
"Print Preview" feature is strongly encouraged.
- A computer workstation user shall inform a staff member
immediately if any problem develops in the use or operation of the
- Library staff cannot provide detailed instruction about
computer workstation software or the Internet. Volunteer
Docents are available at some locations to assist in learning basic
computer skills and how to "navigate" the Web. Users should
inquire at local branch libraries for specific information about these