Computers and Printing
Computer and printing access from 17 May 2021. Computer access and printing are now available at most of our libraries - see details below on timeslots and how to book.
- Access to library computers during COVID-19
- Free computer training for beginners (First Byte sessions)
- Acceptable Usage Policy
Important: if you want to use a computer at any of our libraries during COVID-19 you must book in advance.
To comply with social distancing requirements, we have had to reduce the number of computers usually available and limit the use to one hour per day.
The following time slots are available during our reduced opening hours. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance - see how to book.
|Library||Opening hours||Computer time slots|
|Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10am to 4pm.|
|Tuesday and Thursday, 10am to 6pm.|
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10am to 4pm.
Closed daily: 12 noon to 1pm.
Wednesday 11am to 6pm.
Closed daily: 1pm to 2pm.
|Closed due to refurbishments.||N/A|
Call us at 020 8489 2700, Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm.
Choose your preferred library and time slot via our new booking system MyPC.
We have created a short instructional video tutorial on using MyPC that all users are encouraged to watch:
Note for iPhone users and Youtube. There is a known bug with iOS and Youtube, Two buttons are read before the player but provide no functionality. We advise that you skip these to access the content.
Important: We are aware the online booking system is not completely accessible for all users, and we are working to fix these issues. If you have problems using the system, then you can always book via phone at 020 8489 2700.
We are not currently able to provide individual support to help you use computers.
Printing is available at all of our libraries, as well as scanning documents and photocopying. You will need a library card which you need to activate first on the printing devices.
If you have supplied an email at registration, you can also use our new email to print facility without the need of using one of the public computers and securely collect your prints at any branch.
To use the email to print, simply attach your file and send from your registered email to:
- Black and white print: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Colour printing: email@example.com
Please ensure you have enough credit on your account before sending to print. An email will be sent back to confirm when files are ready to be collected. You will need to swipe your card, so please make sure you have it with you when you collect your print files.
You can speak to a member of staff if you need further guidance.
First Byte computer sessions
Due to COVID-19, we are currently unable to offer our free weekly computer sessions for total beginners in any of Haringey libraries. Please visit the First Byte sessions page for more information and updates.
We ask all Internet users to agree to our acceptable usage policy.
Acceptable Usage Policy for Haringey Libraries Computer Network
You are allowed to use this computer provided that your use is of an acceptable nature.
Acceptable Usage is defined as (but not limited to):
- Online retail
- School work, and
Non Acceptable Usage is defined as (but not limited to):
- An activity that violates copyright or software licence agreements.
- An activity, which changes, damages or destroys computer software, hardware or data belonging to Haringey Council.
- An activity, which seeks to gain, unauthorised access to internal or external information systems, for whatever purpose.
- Using the Internet for any illegal activity, or for the purpose of libel, slander or harassment.
- Sending, receiving or displaying text or graphics which may be reasonably construed to be obscene or offensive.
- Sending material that is intended or likely to cause annoyance or inconvenience to the recipient.
The term Computer is defined as the whole workstation (CPU, keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, headphones, CDs, disk drives, CD drives, etc).
The term Activity is defined at the discretion of the Systems Manager of Haringey Libraries, Archives and Museum Service.
If you break the terms in this Acceptable Usage Policy or use this computer for 'non-acceptable usage' then you may be removed from the network without prior warning.
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