The Library now features TWO Webcam equipped Virtual Online Meeting Workstations designed to work with popular virtual meeting services like ZOOM and Microsoft Teams.
Located in the Lower Level Tarzian Media Room, the TWO workstations are Mac Mini computers on 24″ widescreen monitors equipped with Logitech Brio Virtual Meeting Webcams with built in microphones and high quality 4K Video capabilities for smooth sharp motion video. Patrons will have use of high quality stereo headphones as well.
With these TWO Workstations, patrons will be able to:
- Meet with Family and Friends
- Attend Webinars
- Organize and Manage Your Teams
- Collaborate with others
- Connect with clients and customers
Rules and procedures
- Webcams and headphones must be acquired at the Main Level Circulation Desk.
- Must have a Belmar Public Library Card to check out webcam OR if from out of town, Driver License must be held at front desk to be returned upon return of webcam after use.
- Library Staff will setup and take down webcam from Mac Mini
- No time limit on length of virtual meeting.
- If meeting conflicts with pre-planned event in the Media Room, patron has the option to proceed with the virtual meeting downstairs, or may conduct the meeting on one of the upstairs public computers. PLEASE NOTE THAT EITHER OPTION WILL RESULT IN A REDUCTION OF PRIVACY.
- Patrons are reminded that wifi is protected and restricted from use of un-authorized websites
- Standard rules of library etiquette applies.
- Any recordings or documents the patron the patron wishes to save must be stored on their media device, either a USB Memory stick or SD memory card. All stored files will be deleted from the hard drive upon shutdown.
- Minimum age of 16 to use Webcam or other equipment. Under 16 ok with parent or guardian present.
Patrons who wish to use the Virtual Meeting Stations must reserve a time and date in advance by calling the library or by stopping in and speaking with Library staff. Requests can also be made by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All requests must include name, date and time of meeting, and confirm possession of Meeting ID and Passcodes., and what service you are using (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Etc.).
The Library reserves the right to refuse use of the Virtual Meeting Station for meeting services other than FaceBook, YouTube, Zoom or Microsoft Teams.
OTHER POSSIBLE USES OF THE VIRTUAL MEETING STATIONS:
Recording of video or audio podcasts.
Conduct FaceBook or YouTube Livestream podcasts or discussions.
Attend remote learning sessions.