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Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 9:00PM

We're closed Sunday April 12

Address
2411 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43209

Reference & Info(614) 231-2793
Accounts & Renewals(614) 231-8741
Kids & Teens(614) 231-2878

GET THE BPL APP!

Search the catalog, reserve books, check your account & keep up to date with library events - wherever you are!

 

Roku Logo Bexley Public Library lends mobile hotspots to patrons that provide a portable, reliable, high-speed internet connection that patrons can take with them wherever they go for a 14-day checkout period.

Photo of Mobile Hotspot Once checked out, the mobile hotspot can be used anywhere to get a wireless signal and connect any WiFi-enabled mobile device, laptop computer, printer, digital camera or gaming device. Whether they are used for family road trips, field research, or a job search, these mobile hotspots with unlimited data will provide increased access to online resources twenty-four hours a day from anywhere.

Download the Mobile Hotspot Guide Here.
Download the Device Manual Here.


Mobile Hotspot Borrowing Rules:
  • Hotspots are available to Full Access Bexley Public Library card holders only
  • Hotspots are loaned for 14 days with no renewals
  • Only one hotspot will be loaned per household
  • Holds may be placed but hotspots will not be sent to other libraries.
  • Hotspots must be returned to Bexley Public Library, in person at the Circulation Desk, NOT in the book drop.
  • Newly Registered, Educators, Restricted (minors), branch cards cannot place holds or checkout hotspots.
  • Overdue hotspots will be deactivated within 24 hours of the due date.
  • Users who repeatedly return hotspots late will lose borrowing privileges for six months.
  • The hotspot can provide internet access for up to 10 devices.
  • Internet service relies on cell tower technology and coverage, user experience can vary based on location.
  • The Library is not responsible for personal information shared over the internet or for information and websites accessed.
  • Parents/guardians are responsible for the use of the hotspot by minors.
  • Unlawful use of the Internet or use that violates the Library’s Internet Use Policy is prohibited and may result in the loss of privileges.
Fines & Fees:
  • The user will be responsible for any lost or damaged hotspots and accessories.
  • The overdue fine is $1.00 per day.
  • Hotspots not returned within 28 days of the due date will be considered lost and the patron will be charged for a replacement.
  • The replacement cost for a hotspot unit is $100.
  • The replacement cost for a lost charger is $10.
    • This includes the Cable, Power Adapter, USB Extender or Remote.
Quick Use Guide:
  • The power switch is located on the side of the device.
    • Simply turn on the device and give it a few moments to start.
  • Use your phone, tablet, or PC to connect to the wireless signal.
    • FROM YOUR COMPUTER: Click the Wireless Nework Connections icon in the bottom right corner of the desktop and then click “View Wireless Networks”.
    • FROM YOUR MOBILE: Display wireless networks in the device settings.
    • Network Name: Bexley Library Hotspot
    • Password: BexleyHotspot
  • The included power cord can charge the hotspot through an outlet using the plug adaptor or a computer using the USB cord.
  • If you have any questions please contact us at 614-231-2793.