Internet and computer use

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  • Ashburton 10am-5pm
  • Balwyn 10am-5pm
  • Camberwell 10am-5pm
  • Hawthorn 10am-5pm
  • Kew 10am-5pm

Please read our conditions of use before making your booking.

Computers can be booked at all Boroondara libraries, for internet access, Adobe Reader 9, standard Microsoft programs and our eResources.

All library branches have free wifi. Login with your library card number and 6 digit PIN (your date of birth DDMMYY format)


  • internet/computers can be booked for one or two hours (on the hour)
  • make bookings for the current day and up to eight days ahead
  • bookings will be cancelled if not taken within ten minutes of the booking start time
  • only one session per day is allowed per person in the interests of fair access.

Make a booking

Conditions of use

The library's public access computers are available to all members of the public for recreation and information needs.

The following are the conditions of use:

  • Book time to use the computers and abide by the time limit of the booking.
  • Do not load software onto library computers.
  • Be self-sufficient when using the internet/computers.
  • General community standards apply for internet use, users must not deliberately access illegal, inappropriate or restricted material.
  • Responsibility for acceptable internet use by users under 18 years old rests with parents/guardians.
  • No more than two people at a time are to use an internet/computer.
  • All internet/computers are linked to a centralised printer. Printing charges.
  • USB micro drives may be used.
  • Users must comply with copyright.
  • The Library Service does not tolerate bullying, discrimination or harassment – of anyone, by anyone.
  • Failure to abide by these conditions of use may result in access to library computers being suspended.

Cancel a booking

Phone: 9278 4666 or cancel computer booking online.

How to cancel a booking online:

  • enter your library number and 6 digit PIN (your date of birth in the DDMMYY format)
  • select 'Bookings' in your account
  • select the booking you want to cancel, then click 'Cancel Selections' tab.


The library service does not monitor and has no control over information accessed via the internet and therefore cannot guarantee the reliability, accuracy or appropriateness of the information retrieved.

Parents should therefore supervise children's use of the internet at all times