Computers and the Internet


The library has 24 computer workstations available for public use inside the library that are managed by a reservation system. The computers may be used for up to three hours per day per patron. We also have 5 Express Stations that may be used for 20 minutes.

Computer Features

Each computer includes:
  • USB drive, DVD-ROM / CD-RW
  • Internet access
  • Microsoft Office Suite 2007/2010 (includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)
  • Black and white printing for 10 cents per page
  • Color printing for 50 cents per page
  • Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari internet browsers

Age Restrictions

Patrons who are 17 years old or younger must come with a parent / legal guardian who can sign a written permission form for their internet use.

Internet Policy

Please read our Library Internet Policy here for more details.

Wireless Connectivity


Wireless connectivity is available at New Braunfels Public Library. Patrons with a notebook or laptop PC equipped with a wireless network card conforming to the 802.11b and 802.11g standards are permitted to configure their own computers for access to the internet.


  • Library staff is not authorized or trained to configure personal computers for patrons.
  • The library assumes no responsibility for any alterations or interference with a laptop’s configuration, operation, or data files resulting from connection to the wireless network.
  • Patrons using the library’s wireless access are governed by the same policies as those using the library’s workstations.
  • Printing is available for computers using the wireless network.
  • Single day-use printing software may be downloaded from the library's website. Ask a librarian for assistance with this service.