Computers and IT services

Computers, with internet access, are at all borough libraries.

  • You need to accept our Acceptable Use policy when you log-in to library computers.
  • Computers are switched off 15 minutes before closing time.
  • Filtering software prevents access to illegal and offensive websites.
  • We cannot guarantee the complete exclusion of undesirable material.

Free access to 

  • Reliable, trusted information (24-hours) with free online resources. 
  • Some websites and Microsoft Office on adult computers; free for 60 minute sessions. 
  • Sessions can be extended, subject to computer availability. 
  • Free WiFi available in all borough libraries.

Using Computers

  • All borough libraries have computers, with access to the internet, you will need your membership card to use them. 
  • Library members with an Advantage card, get 45 minutes free access per day and can pay for additional time in 30 minute blocks. 
  • If you're a library member, without an Advantage card, you can pay to use computers in 30 minute blocks. 
  • If you're age 15-17yrs, you get 45 minutes free access per day and additional 30 minute blocks for free, subject to computer availability. 
  • If you're 12-14yrs, your parent, guardian or carer needs to come into the library to sign a permission form; your record will be updated to get 45 minutes free access per day and get additional 30 minute blocks for free, subject to computer availability.  
  • Purchase of computing time is subject to computer availability.

Booking computers

  • Ask staff, or ring your library, to book a computer up to seven days in advance. 
  • Bookings can be made without payment. 
  • You must pay for your session before you can use the computer. 
  • Any unused minutes in a charged session cannot be carried forward or refunded. 
  • Any new session needs to be requested/booked and paid for before use. 

Using IT equipment

  • Free WiFi available in all borough libraries.
  • Pay to print documents in black and white (or colour) at all libraries. 
  • Use document scanners at all static libraries.
  • Search for items on catalogue computer at Maidenhead, Windsor and Cox Green libraries.
  • Use USB memory sticks with computers.
  • Power sockets available for laptops. 
  • Use Dolphin screen magnification and screen reading software on some computers in every library.

Libraries : Contact details

For further information, please contact us by:

Maidenhead Library - Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
St Ives Road
Maidenhead SL6 1QU
Telephone: 01628 796969