Technology facilities and services
In addition to our eLibrary, Randwick City Library provides the following technology for use within the library or home.
Computers and Free Wi-fi
Computers with Internet connection are available for library members at all three library locations with your library card. Patrons can now reserve computers online up to 7 days in advance. You will need a portable USB drive to save your work. If you are not a member and wish to join, please check the joining the library page for further details.
Public wi-fi connection is available at all branches and limited to 1GB of data per day. Library membership is not required to access the free wi-fi.
All computer and wi-fi users need to comply with the Library Internet and Personal Computer Access Policy PDF, 104.44 KB.
Printing and Photocopying
A library card is required for photocopying and printing in all library locations. If you are not a member and wish to join, please check the joining the library page for further details.
If you wish to send the print job from home or from your own laptop in the library, you can upload your file here. Simply log in with your library card number and password. Please note all jobs sent to the web print will need to be released at any of our branches within 24 hours or will expire.
It is also possible to email print jobs to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need to send print jobs from the email address linked to your library account. If you need to update your email address on our system, please contact the library.
Please refer to the Fees & Charges page for the current pricing.
Devices for Loan
Library members 18 years and over can borrow the following devices free of charge.
In the Library
Portable phone chargers and Windows laptops are available for up to 3 hours of use at Lionel Bowen Library. Simply bring your library card to borrow at the front desk. These items cannot be reserved.
Library members can borrow or reserve an iPad Mini at any of our branches. Here is a list of all the recommended apps for you to check out.
Save Power Kits
Randwick residents can learn how to save power and money at home by borrowing a Save Power Kit for free from the library.
The Save Power Kit contains tools and instructions that can help you find ways to save power, reduce your power bills and their impact on the environment.
The kits include a power mate to test the power use of appliances on stand-by like TVs and computers, thermometers to check the temperature and a stopwatch to time showers. The kit also comes with a guidebook and action plan to enable you to record results and plan improvements.For more information, visit the NSW Government Environment and Heritage homepage
Scanning is available for free at all branches to all library members. If you are not a member and wish to join, please check the joining the library page for further details.
Please be advised that it is not possible to scan and save the document to a USB. Our scanners are only capable of emailing the scanned document to the address you nominated at the time of registration. If you wish to update your email address on our system, please contact the library.