Service Availability

This service's availability may be affected by social distancing and other guidelines from Public Health Madison & Dane County. Please see our Current Availability of Library Services page for library news and updates.

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Computers at Monroe Street

This page only has information about computer access specific to Monroe Street Library. For general information, including your rights as a computer user, please see the main Internet and Computer Access page.


Due to COVID-19, there is no access to library computers at this location.

Library Computers & COVID-19 Safety

Cleaning and Public Health

All staff working library computers receive training and the personal protective equipment necessary to keep themselves, other staff, and the public safe. All employees wear face coverings and practice social distancing according to City of Madison policy and Dane County Public Health Guidelines.

Guidelines for Safe Computer Use

  • All of the building doors remain locked. Staff will admit patrons with computer appointments for their appointed time slot.
  • Patrons are required to wear appropriate face coverings at all times. A face mask will be available for those who need one upon entering. [See Madison and Dane County Public Health requirements on Masks/ Face Coverings]
  • Hand sanitizer is available.
  • Patrons are only allowed in the computer area, restrooms, and the stanchioned/taped walkways leading between these areas.
  • Food is not allowed. Bubblers/drinking fountains are not operational. Bottled water may be available by request.
  • Computers do not come with headphones. Patrons are welcome to bring their own. Staff may be able to provide earbuds.