Computers, Printing, WIFI and more

Computer access

Computers are available for use at all Blacktown City Libraries locations. To use a computer simply sign in with your library card number and PIN.

All computers are Internet connected and include Microsoft Office programs.


WiFi access

Wireless hotspots are available in all public areas of the library. Daily limits apply.

If you see a message saying 'Access has been denied', the content you are trying to access is either blocked for security reasons, too large to download or the time or download limit has been reached.

The wireless service automatically disconnects if you don't use your device for an extended period of time.


Printing

Black and white, and colour printing facilities are available at all Blacktown City Libraries locations. Prices are listed in our Library Fees and Charges document.

Mobile print services

You can print from any internet connected device, including your smartphone, tablet or laptop and collect it at Max Webber Library, Blacktown.

To upload your documents for printing, go to the PrinterOn website or use one of the PrinterOn apps available for Apple, Android and BlackBerry devices.

Collect your print job from the Technology Room on level 1 of Max Webber Library, Blacktown.


Photocopying

Black and white, and colour photocopying is available at all Blacktown City Libraries locations. Prices are listed in our Library Fees and Charges document.


Scanning

Scanning facilities are available at all Blacktown City Libraries locations and are free to all members.


Faxing

Fax machines are available for use at all Blacktown City Libraries locations. Prices are listed in our Library Fees and Charges document.


Technology assistance

Group Workshops

Our libraries deliver free workshops on a range of topics including:

  • Computer basics
  • Email
  • Microsoft Word
  • Tablets
  • Smartphones
  • Operating systems e.g Apple, Android
  • Online shopping
  • Online privacy and security
  • Cybersafety
  • Google
  • Cloud storage
  • Videocalls
  • Social media e.g Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

Check our Facebook or What's On for upcoming workshops.


One-on-One Technology Training

Riverstone Library & Digital Hub: By appointment

Free basic computer and technology training delivered by library staff. Bookings essential. To book call 9627 3823. 

Lalor Park Library: Mondays, 10.30 am – 11.30 am or 11.30 am – 12.30 pm

Free basic computer and technology training delivered by volunteers. Bookings essential. To book call 9624 5243.

For 24-hour access to self-paced online technology training, visit Lynda.com

For general information, please call our Max Webber Library Reference Desk on 9839-6620.


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