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Internet and computers


Internet and computersWhat’s activeIT?
ActiveIT is the name to rely on for secure, one-stop access to the Internet across South Lanarkshire – and it’s completely FREE!

In our activeIT centres, you can surf the Web and use a desktop computer free of charge, or unlock your creativity using a range of scanners and printers, for which there’s only a small charge.

Sounds good, where can I find an activeIT centre?
You’ll find an activeIT centre in every South Lanarkshire library, so if you don’t have a computer in your home, or it’s in for repair, or you just want somewhere quiet to study, surf, learn, create or research, activeIT is the place for you.

What if I don’t need a computer, just access to the Internet?
In many libraries, you can also log on to our Wi-Fi network and enjoy the benefits of activeIT on your own device, phone, laptop or tablet.

What can I do in an activeIT centre?
You’ll find all sorts of useful applications in activeIT, such as Word and Excel and a range of exclusive online resources, such as training packages, Driving Theory Test Pro and Or, if you just want to have fun, take a look at our range of e-books and e-magazines. It’s limited only by your own imagination!

Filtering and Unfiltering a webpage

If you are trying to access a webiste and you are being blocked, then you can request that the webpage or site us unblocked. Alternatively, you may see a website that you think should be blocked.

For either situation, you will need to complete the Request to have a URL filtered/ unfiltered form.

Wow! Do I need to book?
No, but you may want to at busy times. It’s easy - you can book a 2-hr session in an activeIT centre up to a week in advance, either in person, by phone or 24/7 on the Web. If you’re not a library member, you can join on the spot, subject to evidence of identity – ask for details.

  • Digital resources

    Digital resources

    South Lanarkshire Libraries subscribe to a number of digital resources which are made available free to our library members.

  • E-Magazines


    eMagazines are available to download from anywhere you can get online; all you need is a library membership, an e-mail address and a suitable device.

  • Online information sources for members

    Online information sources for members

    Information about online reference sources available to South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture library members. Some are even available from home with your library card number.