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Free Public Computers and Wi-Fi

Book a Computer

Book a Computer

  • Free to use
  • Book in advance to avoid disappointment for up to 2 hours
  • Book up to 8 sessions in advance
  • Walk up access is available for library members using the library card and PIN. If a computer is available then you can log on to it and start using it

How to book in advance if you are a Gloucestershire Library member:

  • Sign in with your  library membership card number and PIN
  • The computers shutdown 10 minutes before the library closes.

How to access if you are not a library member:

If you live, work or study in the county it is free to join Gloucestershire Libraries.

If you are a visitor then please ask a library staff member

Use is dependent on availability

Use by children aged under 16

It is the parent or carer's responsibility to monitor and manage use of the Internet and library computers by children aged under 16 in their care. If a parent or carer has concern about the content a child may access then he/she should accompany the children on their library visit.

Access for people with a disability

  • All of our computers have accessibility software loaded.

  • Our computers don't have speakers. You will need to bring your own headphones to make use of sound-based facilities.

Terms and Conditions of use

To use a computer you must be a library member and agree to the Library Service's public computers Acceptable Use Agreement as set out in  adobe_acrobat icon Use of the Internet and computer devices in libraries [310kb].
GCC is not licensed for the public broadcast of music performances - if you wish to listen to music performances via a library computer you will need to complete a Private study agreement.

Free Public Wi-Fi

Do I have to be a library member to use the Wi-Fi?

No, the Wi-Fi is available for use by all visitors to the library.

Do I need to register to use Wi-Fi?

You will be asked to read and accept the terms and conditions of use. This will give you access to the Wi-Fi system.

Three simple steps to using the Library Wi-Fi:

  • Ensure  your device (phone, lap top, tablet)  settings allow it to connect to Wi-Fi. Check your settings and Connect to 'Library Wi-Fi'
  • Open a web browser. A log in screen will appear asking you to agree to the terms and conditions of use.
  • Once you have completed the log on process click on done and  you are free to use the Wi-Fi,

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