DeKalb County residents who need a computer for digital learning or filling out job applications can go to the library to check out a Chromebook for six hours.
DeKalb County Public Library has launched a new service for patrons in which select branches now have Google Chromebooks.
Clarkston, Salem-Panola, Scott Candler, Stonecrest and Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown branches have Chromebooks available on a first-come first-served basis.
Patrons can call one of the select branches to schedule pickup at the contact-free table, then connect to the library’s WiFi in the library parking lot or anywhere else with WiFi access.
The Chromebook will be turned in later that same day at the branch where it was checked out. A Gmail or Google account is encouraged but not required.
This new service was created to help patrons with no computer access who need assistance with digital learning or filling out job applications. Takeout Tech will be expanded to more branches later this month. Get more details here (https://dekalblibrary.org/using-the-library/computers/chromebooks).