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[whitespace] A Guide for the Wireless

Where to find Internet access

By Cynthia Adina Kirkwood

Free

Public Libraries Look under "Libraries-Public" in the Yellow Pages for your nearest branch. Call or visit to find out what rules apply and which programs are available.

Santa Cruz County Law Library Free for legal documents. The librarians can't offer legal assistance, but they can point visitors to resources such as DissoMaster, the program courts use to calculate financial support in divorces, and an electric typewriter for filling out applications. No reservations necessary. Open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. 701 Ocean St. #070, Santa Cruz; 457.2525.

CareerWorks Free for job-hunting documents. This service of the Human Resources Agency of Santa Cruz County provides computers for such documents as résumés and job applications at three locations: 1040 Emeline Ave., Santa Cruz, 454.4080; 2045 40th Ave., Capitola, 464.6286; 18 West Beach St., Watsonville, 763.8700.

Santa Cruz Teen Center The computer lab is free for teens 12-18 years old. Open Monday-Thursday, 2-9pm; Friday-Saturday, 2-11pm; closed Sundays. 125 Laurel St., Santa Cruz (next to Kinko's); 420.6235.

For a Fee

Coffeetopia 10 cents/minute; $6/hour. Two locations: 3701 Portola Dr., Santa Cruz, 477.1940, and 1723 Mission St., Santa Cruz, 425.6583.

Cruzio $2/15 minutes; $8/hour. 903 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz; 459.6301.

Kinko's 20 cents/minute. 105 Laurel St., Santa Cruz, 425.1177; 3555 Clares St., Capitola, 476.1483.

Wired Wash Cafe $2/15 minutes; $8/hour. 135 Laurel St., Santa Cruz; 429.9475.

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From the January 16-23, 2002 issue of Metro Santa Cruz.

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