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Libraries - computers

Summary
Some library services in Sheffield are delivered by the Council, and some by community groups and volunteers. This page gives details of computer facilities provided by Council run libraries. To use our computers free of charge you need to be a member of the library.


Description

Some library services in Sheffield are delivered by the Council, and some by community groups and volunteers. This page gives details of computer facilities provided by Council run libraries.

To use our computers free of charge you need to be a member of the library.

You can use the service as a visitor but you will be charged £1.50 for up to one hour's use. Additional time (if available) will be charged at the same rate, and you will need to provide proof of your name. You will be issued with a ‘guest’ log-in by a member of staff.

Computer facilities:

On the People’s Network you can use:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 – including Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheets), PowerPoint (presentations), Access (databases), Publisher (creating publications)
  • Internet Explorer or Google Chrome for browsing the web
  • web-based email accounts – library staff can help you if you want to create one
  • USB sticks, CD/DVD drive, floppy disk drives
  • sound – please bring your own headphones

Each library has one:

  • flat-bed scanner connected to a computer with Adobe Photoshop Elements Version 8 editing software
  • computer on a height-adjustable desk

All access is filtered, and children’s access is filtered to a higher level.

Libraries also have free WI-FI.

Library staff are happy to help but they cannot give tuition.

Printing

Costs: 

  • black and white – 10 pence per side
  • colour – 50 pence per side

You can find a list of libraries by visiting the website below.

 


Who to contact

Contact Name
Library reception
Telephone
0114 273 4712
Website
Library website

Last Updated
13/12/2018
Keywords
library, libraries, computer, internet, printing
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