Public Computers

Public computer appointments are limited to one session per patron, per day.  Computers are available for walk-in use or by appointment.

Using a Computer

  • Computer sessions are one hour, with the option to extend for an hour if the computer is available.
  • To make an appointment, please call the Reference Desk at 617-972-6436.
  • Patrons may only reserve one appointment slot per day.
  • We ask that you leave the 9-10 AM appointment slots for seniors and other high-risk individuals.


  • Printing from desktop computers and wireless printing are both available.  Patrons may use the Print Release Station to pay for their print jobs. 

COVID-19 Protocol

  • Sanitizing wipes are available for patrons to use before or after their computer session.
  • Staff members are able to provide limited technical assistance at the computers.

Laptops and WI-FI Hot Spots

WFPL is now providing laptops and internet hot spots for patrons to take home for two weeks at a time. Anyone with a Watertown or Minuteman library card may borrow a laptop or a hot spot. Learn more.