East Regional Library will be open for reduced hours of 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. today, 7/18, due to HVAC repair.
Printing is currently unavailable at Southwest Regional Library.
Automated phone renewals are now available by calling 919-680-2524 and logging in with your library card number and PIN.

Public internet access computers

Computers with internet access are available for public use at all Durham County Library locations.

You can sign in to an available computer in the library by typing in the number from the back of your library card or computer use card, along with your PIN. If you don’t have a library card, you can get a computer use card from the checkout desk of any library location by presenting a valid ID. You don’t have to be a Durham County resident to get a computer use card.

Our public computers have time limits per session, which vary by location.

Your data is erased from the computer when you log off. See our privacy policy for more details.

Use of our public computers is governed by the technology policy.


All of our public computers have the same software available:

  • Windows 10
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Java
  • Office 2016 (Word, Access, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher)
  • Notepad++
  • Adobe Reader
  • OverDrive Media Console
  • VLC Player
  • iTunes
  • Google Earth
  • Audacity
  • Arduino
  • Synfig Studio
  • Inkscape
  • Gimp
  • Krita
  • Audacity
  • CDBurnerXP
  • Paint 3D
  • Openshot Video Editor
  • Xbox Online