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Computer Courses

A wide selection of computer courses are offered in the Learning Resource Centre at the Central Library. A complete listing of current computer courses can be found on the Computer Courses page. For more information, or to register, please call 905-688-6103, ext 211.

Online Resources

The St. Catharines Public Library also offers access to over 50 online databases, providing full-text articles contained in magazines, newspapers and reference resources; photographs and maps. To see a full range of electronic products, click here.

Word Processing

All public internet computers have Microsoft Office 2010 software installed, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Monochrome print-outs are .20 per page. Colour print-outs are .50 per page.

Colour Scanning / Copying

Each branch is equipped with a multi-function colour scanner/printer/copier.  Customers can scan to e-mail, USB drive or print. Scans are .20 per page for email or USB. Monochrome print-outs are .20 per page. Colour print-outs are .50 per page.

Internet Access

The St. Catharines Public Library offers free access to the internet at each branch.  Internet access is limited to 1 hour per day for adults, 30 minutes for children under 12.  For more information regarding our internet use policy click here.

Wireless Internet

The St. Catharines Public Library offers free wireless Internet access to customers with wireless devices, such as laptop computers, netbooks and wifi-enabled smartphones.  Access to internal library resources, such as printers, is not available. Wireless access is available at all library branches.

For more information, please call 905-688-6103 x272 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.