|The Patients' Library at Eastern State|
About our Computers:
The Patients’ Library at ESH has five computers for patron use. Four of the five computers are connected to the Internet.
On-Line People Access Catalog
The OPAC replaces the old card catalog. To start searching the on-line public access catalog click the OPAC.lnk icon on the computer desktop. You can search by keyword, title, author, subject, series, call number, etc.
You can type a letter, create a spread sheet or design a presentation using the Microsoft Office programs.
Using the big blue e icon on your desktop, you can access the (World Wide Web) Internet on the black computers. The putty colored computer is used for e-mail only. NOTE: Most computer viruses are downloaded through e-mail. In an effort to safeguard our computers from viruses, e-mail activity is prohibited on the black computers.
On our graphics programs you can create stationary, greeting cards, posters, banners, calling cards, brochures, newsletters, etc. Graphic Programs at the Library include: The Print Shop, The Print Shop Ensemble, Hallmark Card Studio, Holiday Card Creator, and Microsoft Paint and Word
Let Mavis Beacon teach you the correct way to type or to improve your typing skills.
Use the American Sign Language cd-rom to learn sign language.
Learn Windows Basics, Word, Excel, and Power Point in the Library’s Computer Class (Ask library staff about taking the 6-8 week course.)
Clinical Reference Systems
For basic information on some medications, physical and behavioral health, access the Clinical Reference System Advisor.
Online Tax Service
Prepare your annual 1040 and Virginia Taxes on-line at the Library.
Hoyle Board Games
Battling Ships * Checkers * Chess * Chinese Checkers * Dominoes * Line em’ Up * Mahjong Tiles * Mancala * Master Match * Parcheesi * Placer Racer * Reversi * Rummy Squares * Snakes & Ladders * Yacht
Hoyle Solitaire Games
Aces and Kings * Aces Up * Alhambra * Baker’s Dozen Baroness * Beleaguered * Castle * Betsy Ross * Bowling Bristol * Colorado * Cribbage * Square * Eagle * Wing Eight Off * Eliminator * Euchre * Flower Garden * Fortress Forty Thieves * Four Free * Four Seasons * Gaps Golf * Klondike * LaBelle Lucie * Mount Olympus * Nester Penguin * Poker * Squares * Pyramid * Red and Black Scorpion * Shamrocks * Slide * Spider * Strategy * Sultan Terrace* Triplets * Yukon
Male and Female Torso
Links of Interests
Mental Health Websites