Using a library computer
Using a computer
You can log in to a computer at any library with your library card and PIN.
You can use
- the internet
- Microsoft Office including, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
- our Online Resources to research encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference resources
- our eBooks, eAudiobooks and our digital magazines
Information about your booking
Each computer session lasts 90 minutes. You are limited to 1 session per day.
Computer sessions will end 15 minutes before the library closes.
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Guidelines for using library computers
You must agree to our Acceptable Usage policy.
- black and white printing: 20p per A4 sheet
- colour printing: 80p per A4 sheet
Payment for printing must be made in cash at the self-service machines. You can pay by cash or card in staffed opening times at Burnt Oak, Chipping Barnet, Edgware, Golders Green, Hendon, North Finchley and Osidge libraries. You can pay by cash only at all other libraries.
If you need to print, please do so within your 90-minute booking slot, as you will not be able to use the computer after your session.
Printing from your own device
You can now print from your own device to our library printers.
You will need a Barnet library card and PIN.
How to print from your own device
- Visit our print website
- Login with your library card number and PIN
- Select Print a document
- Select Get started
- Select Add a file +
- Select the file that you wish to print and open
- Select Submit
- Go to the self-service kiosk and print as usual.
Please note that there is a short delay between submitting the document and it being ready to print at the kiosk.
Your printing will be available for 3 hours. After 3 hours the request will be deleted.
Wi-Fi is available at all Barnet Libraries. Select LBB library. Login with your library card and PIN.
Computer classes, help and support
Improve your digital skills in our computer classes and online training courses or get help from our IT Support Service. Find out more about how to improve your digital skills