Computer and internet access


  1. Overview
  2. Computer facilities
  3. Printing prices


Free computer and internet access is available across all our libraries.

All you need to bring with you is your library membership card. 

You can use the computers for up to 120 minutes per day.

USB memory sticks are compatible with all of our computers.

Staff are on hand in our libraries to give help on setting up an email account, general online safety, safe shopping and more.

For more information ask a member of staff in the library, or call Colin Copeland on 0191 424 7842.

Please note that anyone under the age of 16 must have signed parental consent before using the computers. Please ask a member of staff for more details.

If you are not a member of the library, it is £2.50 to use a computer for 1 hour, or £1 for 20 minutes. To join the library, see join the library.

Computer facilities

  • internet access
  • Microsoft Office 2019 (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • scanners
  • colour printing
  • screen magnifier
  • headphones

Printing prices

  • Colour (A4) - 50p per sheet
  • Black and white (A4) - 10p per sheet