Internet & Computers at the Library

All internet use at the Library is subject to our Technology and Internet Use Policy. This includes our public computers and any devices accessing our wireless network. Please review the Technology and Internet Use Policy before using our equipment or accessing our wireless network.

Public computers, wireless internet, Scan Station, and printing shut down 15 minutes prior to closing time.

Adult Services Computers

The Adult Services Department has 12 public computers which allow access to the internet. These computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Crete Public Library cardholders must have an active (unexpired) card in good standing (no fines exceeding $5) to use the internet. Sessions may be limited depending on demand for the computers. Those who do not reside within the Crete Public Library District can request a guest pass, which may also have time restrictions.

Public internet computers have the following software:

  • Microsoft Office 2021, including Word, Excel, Publisher & PowerPoint
  • GIMP Photo Editor
  • Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox & Microsoft Edge

On occasion, the Adult Services Department may also have a limited number of laptops available for in-library use. Laptops are only available to Crete Public Library cardholders in good standing. Patrons will need to have an ID and their library card in order to checkout a laptop. They may be used within the library building, including upstairs in the Youth Services Department.

Laptops are subject to the same time limitations as public internet stations.

Wireless Internet (WiFi)

The Library offers free wireless internet (WiFi) throughout the building. Patrons may sign on to the WiFi using any device capable of wireless internet. There are no passwords associated with the network. WiFi users are also subject to the library’s Technology and Internet Use Policy.

Wifi Network Name: Crete Public Library District

If you need assistance signing on to the Library’s WiFi, please visit the Information Desk.

Teen & Youth Computers

Two computers for use by ages 12-22 are available in the Teen Space. Additional computers are available in the Youth Services Department for users aged 11 and under. Adults with children in the Youth Services Department may also use computers in that department, but they are still obligated to supervise their children or computer privileges may be revoked.