A Wi-Fi hotspot is a device that connects laptops, smartphones, and tablets to the Internet. The hotspot is small and portable, so you can use it almost wherever you are.
What Do I Need To Know?
· How do I check out the device?
Stop by the library front desk and inquire about a hotspot. You will need to complete a Borrower Agreement. Use your library card to check it out just like any other item. One per family please.
· Who can check out this device?
A library patron age 18 or older with a valid library card can borrow a hotspot.
· How long can I keep it?
You can borrow it for 21 days. If a hotspot becomes overdue there will be a fine of $2.00 per day. In addition, service will be disabled until the device is returned to the Library.
· Can I place a Hold on a Hotspot?
Yes. If all hotspots are checked out you are welcome to place on hold for the next available device. Ask a staff member for assistance or go to the catalog, login and place a hold yourself.
· Can I reserve a Hotspot to check out at a particular time?
No. Hotspots are available on a first-come/first-served basis.
· Can I use the Hotspot to Send/Receive text messages?
No. Texting /SMS messaging is not available.
· How do I return it?
You return the hotspot to the library front desk. Do NOT place the hotspot in a book drop. Return the hotspot with all original packaging and accessories.
· How Do I renew a Hotspot?
Sorry, at this time hotspots cannot be renewed.
· How much does it cost?
Borrowing and using the device if free. If the device is lost or damaged, a $195 charge will be added to your library account.
· What Information about my Internet usage, if any, is tracked by the Library or Verizon?
Your internet usage is not tracked by the Library or Verizon.
Note to parents/guardians: Internet content filtering is NOT provided by the Hotspot. Parents/guardians are responsible for monitoring what their children access via the Hotspot.