Room Reservations, WiFi, & Computers

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Meeting Rooms

King Library Rooms

Meeting Room Suites 225/229 and Lecture Rooms 255/257 on the 2nd Floor of King Library are available for meetings and public forums sponsored by organizations and groups affiliated with the Library, San José State University, the CSU system, or the City of San José. These rooms can also be scheduled on a one-time use basis by community groups which meet requirements. If you wish to tour the room(s) you are requesting, please make an appointment with the appropriate Meeting Room Coordinator below.

To Reserve (CONTACT APPROPRIATE MEETING ROOM COORDINATOR BELOW):

  1. Fill out the Reservation Form (PDF, 341 KB)
  2. Provide Publicity Information for your Event

Be aware of:

Meeting Room Coordinators:

  • Candice McGee 1-408-808-2011 - all University or Community Organizations
  • Marti Zarate 1-408-808-2163 - all City of San José Dept. reservations (City Staff Only)

Branch Community Rooms

Not-for-profit community groups can use the Community Rooms at every branch library.

To Reserve (CONTACT BRANCH DIRECTLY):

  1. Fill out the Application Form (DOC, 64.5 KB)
  2. Submit it to the selected branch

Be aware of:

Room Specifications


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Study Rooms for Small Groups

Groups of 2-12 people can use the study rooms for meeting and working on projects. Rooms are located throughout the King Library and at all branch libraries. Study Rooms must be reserved online:


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Free WiFi

The library has free high speed wireless Internet access at all of its buildings.

Wireless Access at Branch Libraries

You have free WiFi internet access in and around all branch buildings.

WiFi Hours: Daily, 6:00 AM – Midnight

Wireless Access at King Library

Screenshot of WiFi networks with King_Library_WiFi circled in red to show which network you should connect with at King as a public library customer.You have free wireless access to the Internet at the King Library and on the San José State University campus. You need a San José Library Card and PIN to log in to the library's wireless network.

How to Access King WiFi

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  • Connect to the wireless network called "King_Library_WIFI"
  • Username: your library card number
  • Password: your library PIN

Computer Requirements

  • Wireless network interface card (802.11a, b, or g)
  • TCP/IP software installed, properly configured, and active
  • Wireless connection capability turned on
  • Browser (e.g. Firefox, Internet Explorer).

Wireless Printing

Wireless Printing is available while connected to the wireless network at King Library.

Assistance

Ask any King Library service point for information or help.

Note: If you use the library’s wireless and need access to the library’s online research resources, eBooks, or eMedia, you will need to log in again with your library account. Thank you for your understanding.


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Computers / Print / Copy

You can use all library computers for free, and can pay to print and copy.

Computers

Library computers offer free Internet access, Microsoft Word, Excel, and other software.

Reserve a Computer

You can log in to and reserve these computers with your library account:

  • Log in to any library computer if the screen shows that it is Available.
  • Reserve time on a library computer up to 4 business days in advance with Reserve a Computer.

Users, Rules, & Policies

Most library buildings have separate computer areas for:

  • Teens only
  • Children only
  • Everyone - Technology Center (quiet) and Internet Café (not as quiet)

Please read the library's Computer Workstation Rules and the Internet Access Policy before using library computers.

Printing

You can print from any library computer.

Branches

Printing at San José Public Library branches:

  • Black & white printing cost: 15¢ per page, up to a $5.00 maximum (or 33 pages) per print job.
  • Color printing cost: 65¢ per page.
  • Accepted payment: small bills and most coins.

King

Printing at King Library:

  • Printing cost: 20¢ per page.
  • Accepted payment: bills or coins.
  • Assistance: Ask at any King Library service desk for information or help.
  • Wireless Printing: available if you are connected to WiFi at King Library.

Copying

You can make paper-to-paper black and white photocopies at any library building:

Scanning

Educational Park Branch and King Library have scanners available to you to use for free.


Computer Reservations

To reserve a computer online at the King Library or any of the branch libraries:

Reserve a Computer