From 1 May 2018, internet access will be free for the first 30 minutes, then a £1 fee will be charged for every additional hour or part of an hour.
Children (up to 18) and jobseekers can use computers for free at all times.
Benefits claimants may also be eligible for free computer access. Please ask a member of library staff for details.
A number of websites remain free to access for all, such as gov.uk and NHS websites as well as Library Online resources after the initial 30 minutes and so will completing essential online forms such as universal credit or child benefit applications.
Please speak to a member of staff if you have any question or have any issue getting online.
Free unlimited WiFi is available in all libraries except mobile libraries. To use it, you need to:
- enable WiFi and connect to the network called 'CambWifi'
- enter your email address and click 'Get Online'
You will be logged in automatically whenever you are in a CambWifi network location.
Printing facilities are not available through the libraries WiFi network.
Watching TV in libraries
To comply with new TV Licencing regulations that came into effect from 1 September 2016, all libraries hold a TV Licence, allowing customers to watch live TV, on-demand or catch-up TV on devices supplied by the library or devices owned by customers.
Note: This does not apply to Library Access Points (LAPs). Customers will need to ask LAP staff if their premises comply with the new TV Licencing regulations.