Technology resources

Technology for use in the library or at home

In addition to our eLibrary, Randwick City Library provides the following technology for use within the library or home:


Computers and Free Internet

Computers for public use 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 at Lionel Bowen Library and Margaret Martin Library. You will need a portable USB drive to save your work. 

Web Printing

Library members can now print from their own laptops in the library or from home, and collect you documents any of our three library locations. Log in with your card number and PIN.

Free Wi-fi

Wireless Hotspots are available at all three library locations. Free wifi connection is available during opening hours and limited to 1GB download per day.

Users need to comply with the Library Internet and Personal Computer Access Policy  PDF, 104.44 KB.

Photocopying, Printing and Faxing

A library card is required for photocopying, scanning and printing in all library locations. For one-time users, a visitor's card can be used. Documents can be faxed from all of our branches. Please refer to the Fees & Charges page for the current pricing.

Scanning

With your library card, scanning is available for free at all branches, you will need your library card to access this service. we recommend bringing a USB drive to save your work.

Technology for Loan

Library members 18 years and over are able to make use of our technology for loan.

In the Library 

Members can borrow a laptop or iPad - 3 hours in library use only.

At home 

Members can borrow a Kindle Fire, iPad mini or Sony eReader - 3 weeks loan, no renewal permitted. Members can use these pieces of technology to access our eBook collection and familiarise themselves with the technology.

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

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