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Computers + internet access

Did you know that you can use a computer and access the internet for free at your local library?

All library locations have public access machines.

Free Wi-Fi access

Wi-Fi is available at most sites from 6am - 9pm, 7 days. Check the locations and hours pages for your local site for more details.

All you need is your own device to connect to the Libraries Tasmania network.

  • Connect to the Wi-Fi network Libraries_Tasmania
  • Open any webpage and agree to our terms and conditions.

You can download 1.5 GB (max 500 MB for a single file download).

Booking a computer

You do not always need to book, but booking a computer means you can access one when you need it.

You can book 30 or 60 minute sessions. Library members can book 2 sessions a day and visitors 1 session. Members can book up to one week ahead.

Book online

You can book online using your library card for the places below or contact any library.

Your booking expires if you do not start your session within the first 10 minutes.

Staying safe online

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner has information to help you and your family be safe and responsible online.

We use filtering software to avoid showing inappropriate content in public places. You can request to change the classification of a website or URL.

Printers, scanners and other equipment

Many libraries and have printers, scanners or other related equipment. See our copying fees.


Tasmanians can mostly use computers and the internet for free at Libraries Tasmania.

Conditions of Use

You must comply with our conditions of use. In summary:



  • Break any laws
  • Do anything offensive to others
  • Download or send large files. This slows our networks.
  • Damage any equipment
  • Plug in external devices apart from memory storage devices
  • Try accessing systems or information you are not supposed to
  • Interfere with another person's work
  • Change any system files or other technical data


  • We can't guarantee the security of your information on our systems.
  • You are responsible for
    • any illegal, offensive, or harmful material you access.
    • any losses resulting from information accessed via our resources.
  • Parents and carers must make sure their children comply with these conditions.

See the full conditions of use.


Please do not leave your laptop or other valuables unattended. We cannot guarantee the security of your property.

Community-managed Online Access Centres

In addition to the services we provide through our libraries to support digital inclusion, Libraries Tasmania also manages the Digital Connections Grants program which provides funding to a number of community-managed Online Access Centres around the state.

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