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Computers and Internet

Information about the computers with internet access and wifi services at Whangarei Libraries.
Updated: 10/01/2018 2:57 p.m.

Computers and Internet services.

Public PCs

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

  • all computers have USB and CD facilities
  • printing facilities are available in either black and white or colour
  • Library staff are happy to help you with the basics of using the computers and software.

For the time you are using the computers and for printing, either load your Library card with an amount, or if you are not a Library member, buy a ticket from the My Monitor vending machine.

Computer charges

  • per 3 mins $0.20.


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

E-Research Centre

Computers are available free of charge for:

  • career information
  • CV preparation
  • homework study purposes
  • schools and home-school groups.

Normal charges apply for printing.

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. Normal charges apply for printing from these computers.

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

Library Wifi

A wifi service is available at Whangarei Central Library using a voucher to access the Wifi network. Vouchers can be purchased from the Information desks.

$1 for 1 day's wifi access ;or $5 for 7 days wifi access.



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