McArthur Public Library

270 Main St - Biddeford, Maine - 207 284 4181

Computer Appointments Available 

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  • McArthur Library will be allowing public computer use in the upstairs Adult Room by appointment only starting on October 12th, 2020.
  • Appointments will be available Monday to Friday, 10 am to 3 pm on the hour (10 am, 11 am, and so on).
  • The time limit on computer use will be 45 minutes only, and strictly enforced. Please come alone to your appointment if at all possible to limit the number of people in our building. If you have young children with you, they must remain with you at all times.
  • After 45 minutes, the building will be cleared of everyone to allow for cleaning of equipment.
  • An appointment in advance will be required and can be made by calling 284-4181 and asking for the Reference Desk. Please plan ahead and contact us anytime after October 5th. Please reschedule your appointment if you are feeling unwell.
  • There will be a limit of 5 appointments per hour (3 computers will be available and 2 appointments will be reserved for microfilm use and other services such as scanning, printing, faxing, and copying).
  • Masks will be required for adults and children over 2. Masks must remain on at all times while in the building, or you will be asked to leave immediately.
  • The only available seating will be at public computers, but if you need to print from your own device, we should be able to assist with this wirelessly.
  • Eating and drinking will not be permitted in the library at this time.
  • The Children's Room will not be available, and programs for all ages will continue to be virtual
  • Public meeting and study rooms will not be available.
  • Browsing of the collection (which includes newspapers and magazines) will not be allowed at this time, nor will pick-up of any held items or checkout of any items. We will continue to mail items through the McArthur @ Your Mailbox service.
  • Please do not return material at our front desk, but place it in our book drop outside the building. We are not charging overdue fines.
  • Only one visit per day for each person will be allowed.
  • Provided this goes well, our next step will be browsing of the collection by appointment at a future date.