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iPads, Chromebooks, Nooks, Kindle Fires, Samsung Tabs: Chromebooks

Chromebooks

Truax library has 10 HP Chromebooks that are available on a first-come first-served basis by currently enrolled students. They are available for 3-day check out

Chromebook

What is a Chromebook?

Chromebooks run Google's Chrome OS (operating system) and are designed to work best when connected to the internet. Most applications, documents and files are stored in the cloud 

Chromebook Information

Get Started

You can use a library Chromebook as a Guest

OR

You can login with your own Google / Gmail account.

If you browse as a Guest, you'll be able to use Google Chrome to access the web.

If you login with your personal Google / Gmail account, you'll be able to access your Google apps including Docs, YouTube, Keep, Gmail, Chrome, Calendar, Maps, Drive, Sheets, Slides, Photos, Camera, Calculator and more. 

chromebook apps

Signing in with your own account allows you to save your files to your personal Google drive. 

You may also be able to access your virtual desktops using a Chromebook

Done?

Clear your account and browsing data

If browsing as Guest - Sign Out

  1. At the bottom right, click Guest 
  2.  Exit guest.

Your files, cookies, website data, and browsing activity will be deleted from the Chromebook.

If you signed in with your Google / Gmail account - Remove the account from the Chromebook

  1. On the sign-in screen, click the profile that you want to remove.

  2. In the upper-right corner of the profile picture, click the Down arrow .

  3. Click Remove this person.

  4. In the box that appears, click Remove this user.

When you remove an account, it’s only removed from the Chromebook. The Google Account itself, including its data and settings, will still exist.