Computer Services


Computer Access

The Central library and all Community Living rooms have Internet Access and Office 2010 available

Members using their library card are allowed a total of 180 minutes of free access per day. Non Members may also have free access but are limited to 30 minute sessions on certain computers only.

Central library has 25 full access Windows computers. 3 of these computers in the Children’s Zone are only available for children.

6 computers in Non Fiction provide Office 2010 (but no Internet access)

Wifi is available






Printing from Internet and Office PCs to a photocopier

  • Black and White
  • Double Sided
  • A4 and A3
  • Colour

Prepayment and post payment options are available.



Documents and images can be scanned on any of our Public photocopiers and sent directly to an email address.

Or use the digitisation station in the Heritage area on the 2nd floor of the City Library.  This flatbed scanner can digitise negatives and positive colour slides, as well as general printed photographs and documents.


24/7 Wireless Internet

Bring your own internet-capable device to any of our libraries and access free WI-FI.

  • No log-in details or passwords required
  • Staff available to help if you have trouble connecting to the internet
  • Coverage outside the building for after hours access
  • Generous daily limits

WiFi available 24/7


Software Available

Library ‘full access’ computers have…

Internet Browsers
Explorer, Chrome
Our browser’s run in icognito/inprivate mode, so computer your privacy is ensured

Office 2010
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
Open Office

Image and Media Editors
Picture Manager,,
Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player, iTunes

Adobe Reader, Google Earth
Skype available on Mezzanine Floor

NVDA – Assistance for the visually impaired

Roxio CD/DVD Creator /Burner

USB and Media Card Readers
Media card readers can be borrowed from a service desk for use within the library