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CPTC Library/Learning Resource Center: Free/Low-Cost Computing Resources

Welcome to the CPTC Library/Learning Resource Center homepage! We are located in building 15.

Low Cost Computing Welcome

 

 

Below are some resources for free or low-cost computers and internet.  If you need help accessing the technology you need to complete your CPTC program, one or more of these services may be of help!

Computers

Green PC

  • Tacoma's Green PC sells refurbished laptops and desktops, and offers computer repair and e-recycling.

ConnectAll

  • Seattle based ConnectAll sells refurbished laptops, desktops, and tablets.  Visit their website for registration and eligibility information.

PCs for People

  • Online store for low-cost computers and internet for eligible individuals.

EveryoneOn

  • Connects individuals and families to local options for affordable computers and internet.

 

Internet Access

City of Tacoma residential internet resource list

  • The City of Tacoma has compiled a list of low-cost internet resources available throughout the Puget Sound region.

Washington State map of drive-in WiFi hotspots

  • An interactive map of free drive-in hotspots across Washington State.

Other Resources

Need technical assistance (other than Wi-Fi or email?)

Visit TechConnect Washington for assistance in the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Tigrinya, Afaan Oromoo, Amharic, Sidamo, Wolaytta, or English.