The library currently offers mobile wireless hot spots for checkout. These units can offer up to 4G service and are perfect for travel, schoolwork, job hunting, and more!
Yes. Anyone seeking to check out a mobile Hot spot will need to have a current, updated library card with no more than $10 in fines. You must be at least 18 years of age.
If you don't have a card, you can obtain a library card at the circulation desk. You will need to complete a short application and provide one form of ID with your current address (such as a driver's license, State ID, or utilities bill).
You may also apply for a card online. Once your application is processed, you will receive your new library card in the mail within 3 business days. You will be required to show ID at your first checkout.
Yes. You may be placed on the waiting list by calling 610-444-2702. When your turn comes we'll put a 24hr hold to allow you to pick up. Hot Spots not picked up by closing on that day will be put back out for general circulation.
You are expected to take good care of the Hot Spot unit while it is checked out to you. If the Hot Spot becomes lost or damaged, a fine of $100 will be applied to your account.
Hot Spots must be returned to the circulation desk (not the outside book drop), and will be deactivated on the first day they are overdue. If a Hot Spot is 7 or more days late, a fine of $100 will be applied to your account.
You can use the Hot Spot to receive Wireless Data on your laptop, tablet, or smart phone! Hot Spots are perfect for schoolwork, business, travel, and social networking.
The Kennett Public Library is not responsible for the Internet’s content, and data collected or transmitted via a Hot Spot, or for any misuse of copyrighted material or any other violation of law.
Internet content filtering is not provided. Parents and guardians are responsible for a child’s use of the Hot Spot and the material accessed.