The Public Access Computers (PACs) in the library were purchased in 2012 with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP).The library has 12 PACs running Microsoft Windows 7 operating system located in the adult area computer center available to anyone with a valid library card on a first-come, first-served basis for up to two hours per day in one hour sessions. Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult over the age of 18.Two additional PACs in the children’s area are available only to children ages 13 and under on a first-come, first-served basis. Each session lasts 30 minutes, but card holders are allowed a total of 120 minutes of computer time per day.Library cards are issued free of charge (some restrictions apply). The minimum age for a library card is 4 years old. Click here for information on how to get a library card.Each computer is configured with an Intel i5 processor, 4GB RAM, 23″ LCD monitor, USB port, DVD± R Drive, standard keyboard and optical wheel mouse and headphones.Patrons may transfer and/or save data to their own USB flash drives, cameras, mp3 players, CD/DVD recordable discs. Some devices may not be compatible with our computer configuration.

Installed Software
Broadband Internet Access
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
Microsoft Office Professional 2016
  • Access – a database program that allows you to store, retrieve, analyze and print information, managing large amounts of data.
  • Excel – a spreadsheet program that allows you to organize and revise data, calculate and compare numbers, and create charts and reports.
  • PowerPoint – a program that allows you to make presentation slides, outlines for your presentation, speaker’s notes and audience handouts.
  • Publisher – a desktop publishing program that allows you to create professional looking publications including brochures, newsletters, greeting cards, signs, business cards, stationery and flyers.
  • Word – a word processing program that allows you to create, modify and format documents such as letters, resumes, reports, form letters and newsletters.
Additional Software
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader – reads pdf files often used to maintain an original document over varied digital devices.
  • WinWay Resume Deluxe – will guide you in creating a resume specific to the job you seek.
Other Computers

Photoshop computer is reserved for scanning and image manipulation. For scanning we offer an Epson Perfection V600 Photo scanner. Software includes Adobe Creative Suite 6. USB ports and a DVD drive are available for patron to save their work.

Tutor computer center has 4 computers for use by library staff to provide one-on-one tutoring for patrons. These computers have Internet access and ZoomText assistive software to improve accessibility for people with vision loss. ZoomText magnifies and reads text on the screen. A network Epson GT 2500+ scanner can be used with ZoomText to scan and read documents.

Microfilm computer is attached to a Canon Microfilm Scanner 300/300II to allow patrons to save microfilm images in digital format. Also stored on this computer are Sanborn fire maps of Allegany, Olean and Portville. These computers run Windows XP with USB ports and dvd drive for patron use.