All our libraries offer free, unlimited wifi. Find your local library.
We use 2 wifi providers. Ipswich County, Bury St Edmunds, Lowestoft and Brandon use O2 wifi, while all other libraries use Polkaspots wifi.
Using the Polkaspots service
Most of our sites use a service called Polkaspots.
To use wifi you need to
- Connect to the wireless network called Suffolk Libraries (this is just the same as connecting to any other wireless network)
- Open a browser (such as Firefox, Chrome, Opera or Internet Explorer) and visit any web page.
- You should see a welcome page. Enter a valid email address and click the ‘Click here to login’ button:
- You’ll then see this screen:
You can now use the internet as you normally would.
Note you can use the same email address for two devices, such as a laptop and a mobile phone.
Using the O2 service
Brandon, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich County and Lowestoft libraries use a wifi service provided by O2. See the O2 website for intructions.