Need Wi-Fi Access?

Mobile hotspots are free to borrow, easy to use, and allow you to connect your laptop, tablet, and other Wi-Fi enabled devices to the Internet.

 

Mobile Hotspots FAQ

 Who can borrow a hotspot?

The borrower must be an adult with a library card in good standing. The borrower must sign a lending agreement at each checkout.  By signing the agreement, the borrower agrees to be solely responsible for the hotspot and all accessories during the lending period.

How long may I keep a hotspot?

The loan period is three weeks.

May I renew a hotspot?

A hotspot may be renewed up to ten times, if there are no holds.

How many hotspots may I borrow at one time?

Only one hotspot may be borrowed per card at a time.

How do I check out a hotspot?

                Two ways to reserve a hotspot:

  1. Call the library at (714) 826-4100 and ask to reserve a hotspot
  2. Using your library card number, place a hold through our online catalog.

How do I return a hotspot?

Please return hotspots to a staff member during service hours. Placing hotspots in the book drop may damage them.

What happens if I do not return my hotspot by the due date?

Hotspots that are not returned by the due date will be deactivated.  Please call the library at (714) 826-4100 to renew your hotspot.

What happens if I lose or damage a hotspot?

The borrower is responsible for costs associated with damage or loss of a hotspot and/or peripherals due to neglect or abuse.

Costs:

    • Hotspot - $50.00
    • Case - $12.00
    • USB cord – $1.00
    • AC adapter - $1.00
    • Wrist strap -$1.00

 Total:  $65.00 (if all items are lost there will be a $5.00 processing fee added)

Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots