Calderdale libraries have over 175 computers offering public access to the Internet spread across all service points. These computers were provided through a lottery-funded government programme, the People's Network.
Free access is available to library members for 1 hour per day. Further Internet access is subject to availability of PCs. This is charged at £1 per hour or part-hour. These are free to holders of Calderdale Passport to Leisure, under 16s and over 60s.
At our libraries you can:
- browse the Internet;
- obtain access to a number of subscription-only websites;
- use email to keep in touch with friends and family;
- make printouts for 10p per A4 sheet;
- use Microsoft Office for word processing;
- save information to a USB memory stick. These can be purchased from: Brighouse , Elland , Hebden Bridge , King Cross , Sowerby Bridge , Todmorden and Central libraries;
- scan documents to a USB memory stick. These libraries have scanners: Elland , Hebden Bridge , Sowerby Bridge , Todmorden and Central .
Fees and Charges may apply, see: Fees and charges for libraries .
To book a PC
You can book a session in person using your library card and PIN, or phone your local library .
IT taster sessions
Calderdale libraries offer IT taster sessions for those who want to learn more about getting online. This covers common Internet facilities, like email and shopping.
These sessions are mainly run by our volunteers. Please check to see if sessions are available at your local library.
As a starting point we offer three one hour sessions covering the following subjects:
- PC basics, especially mouse and keyboard skills.
- Introduction to the Internet.
- Introduction to email.
For more information, contact your local library .
You can also phone: 01422 392631, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org .