Wi-Fi, computers and internet access
Better Infrastructure and Access: everyone has the ability to connect to the internet and Go Online.
Wi-Fi, computers and internet access are available in our libraries. To use the Council's computers you will need to be a library member and agree to our Acceptable Use Policy. All libraries offer a drop in service, on a first come first serve basis; however, if you wish to book in advance then please contact your local library as follows:
- Houghton le Spring Library - 0191 561 6382
- Washington Library - 0191 561 3500
- City Library - 0191 520 5550
- Community-led libraries
City Hall, Plater Way in Sunderland City Centre has computers and internet access available for the public to use Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.30pm every. The computers are located in the central foyer and is fully accessible to all.
Digital Inclusion Hubs
There are lots of local groups, providing digital support to people in the local neighbourhood. Support can include drop in sessions, 1-2-1 support, or a workshop. To keep up to date with the latest information from each organisation please contact them before visiting. View Digital Hubs
Free outdoor Wi-Fi
Superfast Wi-Fi provided by Sunderland City Council and Boldyn Networks is available to use for free in the City Centre and Roker. Free Wi-Fi in Sunderland is certified by Digital Friendly Wi-Fi, the safe certification standard for public Wi-Fi. Connecting to our free public Wi-Fi is simple - the network will appear on your device's screen automatically and you don't need a password, just click and go. Click here to see how it works.