Computers and internet access

There are computers with free internet access in all Denbighshire libraries, and it is free to use them. There is free WiFi access in Rhyl Library, Prestatyn Library+, Denbigh Library, Ruthin Library, Llangollen Library and Corwen Library - you will need your library membership number to access the WiFi.

Who can use the computers?

Library members can use the computers. If you are not a member of the library, you can join quickly and for free online

If you are under the age of 11, you will need to be accompanied by an adult. If you are aged between 11 and 14 you will need permission from a parent or carer. The staff at the library will be able to give you a form for your parent or carer to sign.

You can use the computers to browse the internet and send emails, as well as creating word documents and spreadsheets.

How long can I use the computers for?

You can use the computers for one hour at a time. If there are computers available, your session can be extended. At busy times, such as after school, sessions may be restricted to 30 minutes. This is to make sure that everyone has a fair chance to use the computers.  The computers will automatically switch off 15 minutes before the library closes.

You can book a computer up to one week in advance. You can book for an hour at a time. To book, telephone your local library. You will be asked for your membership number, so make sure you have your library card to hand.

Can I print?

You can print in both colour and black and white, for a small fee.

Staff at the library will be able to show you how to choose the paper size, and whether to print in colour or black and white.

Digital learning and training

With the free online software training tutorials from Atomic Training, you can learn how to send email, create documents and spreadsheets, download music and photos, use a tablet or smartphone, or create a blog.

You can learn to use software and websites including:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • iPad / iPod Touch
  • iTunes
  • Gmail
  • Wordpress
To get started, go to Atomic Training.