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Chromebook Laptops

Two people sitting on chairs smiling while they look at their laptops.

Need a laptop? Borrow a Chromebook to use at the library or take it home for 21 days! 

Chromebooks have a variety of functions to support learning, connection, work, and entertainment. Sign in to your Google Account to access the features below—all you need is a wifi connection!

  • Work on the go: With the lightweight and portable design of a Chromebook, you can take your work with you wherever you go. Whether you're traveling, working from a coffee shop, or just need to get out of the office for a change of scenery, a Chromebook has you covered.

  • Create and collaborate: Chromebooks come with a suite of powerful apps for creating and collaborating, such as Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Whether you need to write a report, make a presentation, or collaborate with others, a Chromebook makes it easy.

  • Stay connected: Equipped with a wide variety of communication apps, a Chromebook keeps you connected to the world. You can chat with friends and family, join video calls, and stay up-to-date on social media all from your Chromebook.

  • Stream and play: With access to the Google Play Store, you can download your favorite apps and games to your Chromebook. Whether you're into streaming movies and TV shows, playing mobile games, or listening to music, you can do it on a Chromebook!

Please note: if you don’t have a Google account, you can use the device as a guest to explore the internet but will not be able to access many of the added functions as noted above.

Borrowing Basics
  • Click the “Reserve” button above or search the catalogue for “Chromebook” to place a hold. We'll let you know when it's available for pickup at your preferred location. Check in with a staff member at the welcome desk for instructions on pick up.

  • Kits must be returned directly to staff during open hours (do not deposit them in interior or exterior return bins).

  • You need an adult (13+) library card in good standing and access to wifi to borrow a Chromebook.

  • Borrow one for use in the library or for up to 21 days, with 1 automatic renewal if there is no wait list. Only one Chromebook can be borrowed at a time. 

  • You are responsible for all pieces of the kit while it’s checked out on your card. Fees apply for lost or damaged items.

Each Kit Contains
  • Chromebook laptop, operating on a Google Operating System

  • A laptop case

  • A power cord, adaptor, and mouse

  • Google Chromebooks Quick Start Guide

Additional Resources

The North Vancouver District Public Library (NVDPL) is neither financially responsible nor liable in any way for user data, computer applications, or other material uploaded or downloaded to the Chromebook by you, or for the loss of same.

NVDPL is neither financial responsible nor liable in any way for purchases of apps, in-app purchases, or subscription costs incurred by the borrower. The borrower is responsible for managing any ongoing subscription, including unsubscribing from a service, during and after borrowing a Chromebook.

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