PC World Online gives you 7 hints to stay safe online.
For computer safety at the library:
- Library owned equipment has have virus protection and after reboot removes any information or files left by the user. (so remember to save your files to a flash drive)
- Do not leave your laptop or the library’s laptop unattended.
- Public wireless access including library wireless is insecure. Hint 2 of PC World article. When logging into a site look for https (s indicates they use a secure connection) in address line of the web address you are logging on to.