Please note you should wear a face covering when using a computer unless you are exempt.
The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that provides the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales.
The information you give helps decide how services are planned and funded in your local area. It asks questions about you and your household to build a picture of all of us. It looks at who we are and how we live. There’s no other survey that gives as much information about our society and future needs.
We have upgraded all our computers to Windows 10. Flatbed scanners will be available at every library. Ask staff if you wish to use one.
Find out more about using library computers, personal laptops and devices in libraries and about access to free Wi-Fi.
Our new Windows 10 computers have Libre Office installed. This has most of the same features and functions as MS Office such as word processing and spreadsheets, the main difference that you will notice is that features are differently named and may be found in different locations. A brief guide to Libre Office is available (PDF 454kb).
Alternatively you can use cloud services such as Google Docs or Office Online to work with documents, but you will need a Google or Windows Live (Hotmail, Outlook) account to do so.
You will not be able to store or save work permanently on this PC as each PC is cleaned at the end of the session to ensure protection of users' privacy and security. Options for storage include:
If you have received a letter with a code to claim a winter food grant voucher you can claim it if you have an email address. If you do not have an email address a member of staff can help you set one up.
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