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Computers and Internet

Information about the computers with internet access and wifi services at Whangarei District Libraries.
Updated: 26/02/2021 4:50 p.m.

Computers and Internet services.

Public Computers

Surf the Internet, check your emails, create documents in Microsoft Word or Excel and alter your digital pictures with Picasa on the public computers at Whangarei Central, Kamo, Onerahi and Tikipunga Libraries.

All computers are free to use however they are time limited to 1 hour maximum.
Printing and scanning charges apply. See below.

You can reserve time on a computer using the My Monitor service. See below.

All computers have USB and CD facilities.

Library staff are happy to help you with the basics of using the computers and software.

Printing  and scanning charges


  • black and white per page: A4 10 cents; A3 20 cents
  • colour per page: A4 $1.00; A3 $2.00


  • 10 cents per page.

For printing and scanning payment, use My Monitor to load your library card with an amount, or if you are not a library member, buy a ticket from the My Monitor vending machine.

Reserve computers

Phone us on 09 430 4206 or ask for assistance at the Information Desk.

Online computer reservations

You can reserve computers online with My Monitor Computer Reservation service

You can book: Public PC and E-Learning computers at Whangarei Central Library and Public PC computers at Kamo, Onerahi and Tikipunga Libraries.

Sessions are: 15 minutes, 30 minutes or up to a maximum of 60 minutes.

To find out about setting up a My Monitor account go to: My Monitor Online Computer Services 

Link to My Monitor online computer reservation service. Opens in a new window.

Genealogy Room computers

For researching your family history with the assistance of the Genealogy volunteers, there are computers available, free of charge in the Genealogy Room, on the first floor at Whangarei Central Library. Charges apply for printing from these computers.

For more information about the Genealogy Room computers please follow the link below.

Free Library WiFi

A free WiFi service is available at all branches of Whangarei District Libraries.



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