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Make and Cancel Computer Bookings

Have you registered yet?

The State Library has library catalogue computers and 20 minute Internet access computers that do not require a booking. For longer access on our Internet computers you need to register and have your registration confirmed by State Library staff. If you are yet to register on our computer booking system, please see our How to register for computer access page or speak with one of our staff for help. You may register for computer access from home via our website, on the two bookings computers in the Library foyer, on one of the twelve 20 minute access computers in the Discovery Lounge on the ground floor or through your laptop when it is connected to our wireless network.

Bookings

Please follow these steps to make a booking on the Library’s computer booking system:

  1. Open the State Library of Western Australia’s homepage.
  2. Click the Book a computer link in the Quicklinks menu. The PC Bookings screen will appear.
  3. Click the Book PC Access icon. The Book PC Access screen will appear. You will see three options for locating and booking a computer: Find First Available, Find By Location and Find By Time. Choose one these options to arrange your computer booking:

Find First Available

  1. Click the Find First Available icon. A list of available computers on each floor will appear.
  2. Click the white circle next to the time slot you would like to book. A green dot will appear in the circle.
  3. Click the Next button. The Login screen will appear.
  4. Enter your Login number (this is the number on your State Library card or your guest client slip).
  5. Click Login. A booking confirmation screen will appear.
  6. Check your booking details.
  7. If you need to change your booking details click Start Again.
  8. If your booking details are correct click Confirm Booking. Your Booked PC Details screen will appear. Write out your booking number and go to the computer that you have booked.

Find By Location

  1. Click the Find By Location icon. A floor list and a ground floor map will appear showing all the currently available computers on the ground floor.
  2. Click a floor on which you would like to make your booking. If you choose any floor other than the ground floor a new map for that floor will appear. Available computers are represented by red squares.
  3. Click the white check circle next to the computer you would like to book. A green dot will appear in the circle. Click the Next button.
  4. Select a one hour booking time for today or tomorrow by clicking the white circle next to each time slot. A green dot will appear in the white circle.
  5. Once you have selected your booking time, click the Next button. The Login screen will appear.
  6. Enter your Login number (this is the number on your State Library card).
  7. Click Login. A booking confirmation screen will appear. Check your booking details.
  8. If you need to change your booking details click Start Again.
  9. If your booking details are correct click Confirm Booking. Your Booked PC Details screen will appear. Write out your booking number and go to the computer that you have booked. 

 Find By Time

  1. Click the Find By Time icon. The Select A Time screen will appear showing all the available computer times for today and tomorrow.
  2. Select a one hour booking time for today or tomorrow by clicking the white circle next to each time slot. A green dot will appear in the white circle.
  3. Once you have selected your booking time, click the Next button. The Select A PC Location screen will appear showing all the available computers on each floor of the Library. Computers are represented by red squares.
  4. Click a floor on which you would like to make your booking.
  5. Click the white check circle next to the computer you would like to book. A green dot will appear in the circle. Click the Next button.
  6. Enter your Login number (this is the number on your State Library card).
  7. Click Login. A booking confirmation screen will appear.Check your booking details.
  8. If you need to change your booking details click Start Again.
  9. If your booking details are correct click Confirm Booking. Your Booked PC Details screen will appear. Write out your booking number and go to the computer that you booked.

Are you ready to book a computer?

Yes! I am ready to Book a computer.

Please remember 

  • You may book one hour at a time
  • If you pause your booking so you can leave your booked computer, your booking time continues to coutdown until  your booking time is exhausted
  • If you logout before the end of your booking any time remaining in that booking will be lost
  • If the computer you are using has a booking that immediately follows your booking you may create another booking on any available computer.
  • You will be able to make computer bookings: (a) from home via our website, (b) on the two bookings computers in the Library foyer, (c) on the twelve 20 minute access computers in the Discovery Lounge on the ground floor, (d) on any computer that you have booked, (e) on any computerthat has the "I'm Available" screen showing, (f) on our catalogue computer, and (g) on your laptop through our wireless network
  • Please see our Frequently asked questions about computer bookings page for more detail
  • If you need to register, please see our How to register for computer access page
  • Please speak with one of our staff if you need any further assistance
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Page last updated: Monday 16 August 2010