Technology and Printing
There's a range of technology, computer and printing services available at Hobsons Bay Libraries. See what needs suit you.
We have recently updated the Public Access Computers and Internet Policy(PDF, 131KB). Please familiarise yourself with the conditions of use for these resources.
Internet and computer access
Each Hobsons Bay branch offers free Wi-Fi access and desktop PC use for library members. To ensure fair access for all, there is a time limit of 2 hours on the use of public PCs.
We recommend booking your computer timeslot in advance to avoid disappointment.
Print, Scan and Copy
Printing and photocopying is available at all branches. You will need to bring your library card in order to print or copy. You can scan your documents to a USB at no charge.
Print and photocopy charges
Black and white
A4: 30c per page
A3: 50c per page
A4: 60c per page
A3: $1.20 per page
You can send or receive faxes at all branches. Contact your nearest branch for their inbound fax number.
Concession rates are available for faxing upon sight of approved concession ID such as a health care card or pension card.
Fax Charges - all faxing locally and internationally is FREE.
Creative technology equipment
Hobsons Bay Libraries have a large range of Creative technologies equipment available at the Creative Technology Hub at Seaworks
. The variety of equipment includes a laser scanner, 3D printer and green screen equipment, to name just a few. To see a full list of all of the creative technology equipment available at the Creative Technology Hub, click here(PDF, 2MB)
Having trouble using your tech? Device Advice is available
Need some help getting started with your new phone, laptop or tablet? Or just need some help navigating the latest apps?
Come to us and have your tech questions answered by our friendly digital team!
In our one-on-one 30 minute Device Advice sessions, we can assist you with basic troubleshooting, tricky questions and set-up of your mobile devices. No experience? No worries! There are no silly questions here!
Simply fill in the form below to tell us what you’d like help with, and we’ll arrange for a staff member to help you at your nearest Hobsons Bay Libraries branch.
Please note, completing this survey does not guarantee you an appointment. Once you have submitted this form, a library staff member will contact you within 5 business days to arrange a date and time for your Device Advice session.
Device Advice Booking Form