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Additional Resources

Internet and computer access

Hillingdon's libraries offer free computer and web access, and free WiFi hot-spots at selected branches.

Computer and user

Each Hillingdon library offers public access computers with Internet access, Microsoft Office, image editing, web page creation and other software packages, as well as at least one PC with document scanning and CD-writer facilities, and one fully accessible PC with Supernova screen reader and magnifier software to assist users with vision impairments.

Book a PC

Printing is available for a small charge.

The following services are available at all Hillingdon libraries to both library members with a password and guest users, as specified in the table below.

Service
Library members
with a password*
Guests
PC Express in the Library

Self-service for short drop-in session

  • Maximum length of each session
30 minutesNot Available
  • Maximum number of sessions per day
2Not Available

Note I: a 15 minute break is enforced after the first session.

Public Access Computers Booked through Staff in the Library
  • Maximum length of each session
120 minutes60 minutes
  • Maximum number of sessions per day
2*2*

Note I*: all bookings are subject to availability and are at staff discretion.

Note II: you can book only one session per day at any one time (i.e. subsequent sessions on the same day can only be booked after the previous session has ended).

Note III: sessions can be booked up to one week in advance.

Public Access Computers Booked via online booking facilities

To book any available Public Access PC at your local library from your home PC, or from any other PC with Internet access, simply log onto www.librarypcbooking.hgfl.org/icambook

  • Maximum length of each session
120 minutesNot Available

Note I: all bookings are subject to availability.

Note II: you can book only one session per day at any one time (i.e. subsequent sessions on the same day can only be booked after the previous session has ended).

Note III: sessions can be booked up to one week in advance.

By using the public access computer services you agree to familiarise yourself with and abide by all relevant policies:


Public access WiFi

All newly refurbished Hillingdon Libraries provide free wireless Internet hotspots (Wi-Fi) for adult library members aged 18 and over.

By using this service you agree to familiarise yourself with and abide by all relevant policies:


Please note that:

  • no printing facilities are available to Wi-Fi users.
  • on health and safety grounds, users are not allowed to plug their devices into library electrical outlets.

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