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Using library computers

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, you must contact your library directly to book an appointment on the computer. You can find your library's contact details on our Visit page.

What you can do on our computers (for reference only)

The information below is not currently applicable due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact your library to use a computer.

You can use one of our computers for up to two hours.

You can book a computer at all Suffolk libraries and Suffolk record offices. You can book up to 21 days in advance with a maximum of 15 bookings every 21 days.

You can also book a computer online.

Most libraries have computers that are available without a booking.

We provide a mix of Chromebase computers, Windows computers and Chromebook laptops.

The Chromebase computers and Chromebook laptops are fast, simple machines ideal for browsing, checking email, going on Facebook etc. There are some rules for borrowing our Chromebooks.

The Windows machines provide more software, such as Microsoft Office.

You can plug a USB stick into any of our computers and print a document.

We provide free WiFi across all of our libraries, so you can use a Chromebook anywhere in your library, or bring your own laptop, tablet or phone.