Reserve a Computer

reserve a computerYou may use any of public personal computers (PC) at King Library for free. These computers feature:

  • Access to San Jose State University Library and San Jose Public Library online research tools for all users with or without an SJSU ID
  • Internet access with browsers: Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome
  • Full version of Office 2010 professional without Outlook
  • Adobe Reader XI
  • Adobe Digital Manager
  • Quicktime
  • iTunes
  • Blio
  • OneClick Digital Media
  • CD Player

You must log in to a public PC with your San Jose Library Card number and PIN.

Reserve a Computer in Advance You may also reserve time on any King Library public PC up to 3 days in advance using Reserve a Computer and your Library Card number and PIN.

Types of Public PCs at King Library

  • Public PC (30 minutes, 1 hour, or 2 hours)
    You can find the location of these computers on these floor maps: Lower Level, Ground, 2nd, 3rd, 5th
  • Adaptive Tech Public PC
    This PC has adaptive technology — JAWS screen reader, MaGic, and Zoom Text — for people with visual disabilities.
  • Children's Room PC:
    • Children's Room PCs are for use only by children up to 12 years old or by parent with child.
    • You will find these PCs in the King Library Children's Room
  • Teen Center PC:
    • Teen Center PC's are for ages 11-18, grades 6-12 only.
    • 5 of the PCs are "Media Resources" stations with CD/DVD burners and MP3 players.
    • You will find these PCs in the King Library Teen Center
  • Library Catalog Computers:
    • Locations are on every floor, usually at or near that floor's public service desk.
    • Use is mainly to find books and other items in the library.
    • No log-in is necessary or possible.