"Wi-Fi Hotspot" Setup
The Bartlett Public Library District offers wireless Internet access for patrons with wireless enabled laptop computers. The Library’s “Wi-Fi Hotspot” is open to all patrons, free of charge. No special encryption settings, user names, or passwords are required. Access is available from nearly every public area of the Library, with no waiting and no time limit.
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Limitations and Disclosures:
The Library’s wireless Hotspot is not secure, and the Library cannot guarantee the safety of your traffic across its wireless network. The Library assumes no responsibility for the configurations, security, or data files on your laptop resulting from connection to the Library’s wireless network. Information sent to or from your laptop can be captured by anyone else with a wireless device and appropriate software.
Transmitting any personal information such as passwords, credit card, or Social Security numbers while using any wireless “hotspot”, including the Library’s, is not recommended.
Anti-virus, privacy, and security protection is the responsibility of the patron.
The Library assumes no responsibility for damage, theft, or loss of any kind to a user’s equipment, software, data files or other personal property brought into or used at the Library.
The Library is not able to provide technical assistance to you, and there is no guarantee that you will be able to make a wireless connection. If you need assistance, contact the manufacturer of your laptop or software. The Library is not responsible for any changes you make to your computer settings.
The Library cannot guarantee that the Wi-Fi service will be available at any specific time or that the connection will have any specific quality or speed.
The connection shall not be used for illegal purposes, nor shall it be used in such a way as to violate library policies.
For more information see our “Wi-Fi Hotspot” FAQ’s page.