Internet Access

Wi FiAll FCPL locations offer free wireless internet access! Visit your favorite branch with your laptop to do your research and enjoy Wi-Fi.

Public Internet workstations are available at all locations, so call or stop by and ask for details on using this FREE Internet service. All computers have Microsoft Word and many have CD-Rom educational programs, tutorials and games. You will need your library card to log on. For more details, see our SAM page.

Computer and Internet Classes

The Library’s Computer Training Bridge offers FREE classes for beginner and intermediate computer users. Classes are held in many of the WinstonNet computer labs which includes, library branches, City of Winston-Salem Recreation Centers and many faith based organizations. Find classes and sign up at the Computer Training Bridge website. View or print the latest schedule of classes.

Computers at Government Center

The Government Center hosts these computer services:

  • Computer Learning Center — 10 workstations for computer training
  • Assistive Technology — Assistive Technology —a computer workstation with special software for persons with disabilities

Several Library branches have special computer services in addition to public-access workstations. Visit the branch page or call for more information.


Public computer workstations are connected to a quality black & white laser printer. The Library provides 5 pages free per day. There is a 15 cent charge for each additional page. Printing is not available for wireless users.

Public Fax Service

The fax machine is low-cost, self-service fax service and uses voice instructions to guide you through the entire fax transaction. Faxes cannot be received on this machine; this is a send-only service. The FAX24 fax machine is located at our Rural Hall Library and Carver School Road Library.