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Computers and Internet Access

parent and child at computer Bridgewater LINCYou can use LINC Tasmania's computers to browse the catalogue, access eresources and search the Internet. In most cases, computer access is free (see below for exceptions). You do not need to book if there are computers available.

Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi access is available in all public areas of 91 Murray Street, Hobart, as well as the following locations:

Bridgewater LINC Huon LINC Scottsdale LINC
Burnie LINC Kingston LINC Sorell Library and OAC
Devonport LINC Launceston LINC West Coast Community Services Hub
Glenorchy LINC Rosny LINC New Norfolk Library

Booking a computer

Booking a computer will ensure that you get access to a computer at the time you need it.

If you have a LINC Tasmania library card you can book online for 30 or 60 minute sessions at the following LINCs:

Bridgewater Hobart Reading Room Scottsdale
Burnie Huon Sorell
Devonport Kingston Ulverstone
Glenorchy Launceston West Coast Community Services Hub
Hobart Rosny  

To book a computer at any other LINC location, please contact them directly.

Library members are entitled to 2 sessions per day and visitors 1 session per day.

Bookings can be made up to one week ahead but note, your booking may be reallocated if not started within the first 15 minutes of the session.

Fees

Access to LINC computers and the internet is provided free of charge, however, some Online Access Centres are community managed and may charge a small fee for internet and computer use.

In this case, free access will be provided to registered patrons who have a:

  • DHS Health Care Card
  • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
  • Repatriation Health Card – For all Conditions (Gold Card)

Conditions of Use

By using LINC Tasmania computers you are agreeing to comply with LINC Tasmania's conditions of use of the internet. Parents and carers are responsible for ensuring their children abide by these conditions.

Copyright and copying

It is your responsibility to determine whether the material you want to copy is protected by copyright. You may need to find the copyright owner to obtain their permission. Further information is available from the Australian Copyright Council.

Security

Please do not leave your laptop or other valuables unattended as the security of your property cannot be guaranteed.