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Wi-fi & PCs

Free wi-fi

We provide free, high-speed wireless access in all of the Library’s public areas.

To connect, select the State Library Victoria network and open the browser on your device.

The wireless service will automatically disconnect if your device is idle for 30 minutes. Simply re-connect to continue.

For more information on using the Library's wi-fi, visit the Help for connecting to our wi-fi page.

Public computers in the Quad, Level 2

Internet PCs

We have 20 computers where you can access the internet for up to 60 minutes. These are located in the Information Centre in The Quad, Level 2. 

These computers have multiple web browsers and Microsoft Office installed.

Reserve a session on any of these computers using the dedicated bookings station, also in The Quad. You'll receive a receipt with the details you'll need to log in to your computer.

Please note that only one session may be booked at a time.

Accessing the Library catalogue & eresources

PCs for using the Library's catalogue or for searching our subscription eresources are available in the Arts Reading Room, the Herald and Weekly Times Newspapers Reading Room and the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust Family History Reading Room.

Bookings are not required on these PCs. They do not have Microsoft Office software. You are, however, able to view and print Microsoft Office documents from these PCs.