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Charging stations

If the battery of your laptop, tablet or smartphone runs out you can recharge it in a self-service charging locker at the charging stations on Floor -1 in the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons.

A charging station is also available on the ground floor of the Main Library.

You will need to use your own device charger and locker loans will be recorded on your library account.

This service is available for use during opening hours.

Instructions for use

The Alan Gilbert Learning Commons

Putting a laptop into a charging station  

To use a locker:

  1. Scan your ID card
  2. Press YES on the screen to deposit your device in a locker – an available locker will open
  3. Plug in your device inside the locker using your own charger.
  4. Close the locker door.

To collect your device:

  1. Scan your ID card
  2. Press YES on the screen to confirm you are removing your device – the locker door will open
  3. Remove your device and close the door

Main Library

To use a locker:

  1. Select ‘Loan charging locker’ from touch screen menu
  2. Swipe student card
  3. Go to locker indicated on the screen
  4. Swipe student card again but this time on the locker door
  5. Open the door, plug in your device (own plug must be used), close the door

To collect your device:

  1. To pick up your charged device, select ‘Access Charging Locker’ from the touch screen menu
  2. Follow the same swipe card process as above
  3. Open door, collect your device