Mobile Hotspots

   Hot Spot Home Checkout

Take the Internet with you wherever you go with a Wi-Fi Hotspot. Perfect for use at home, in a park, or while on vacation. The HCDL Hot Spot is an easy-to-use mobile Hot Spot that keeps your laptop, tablet, or other Wi-Fi enabled devices connected to the Internet.

  • To check out a Hot Spot, patron must:
  • Be 18 years or older.
  • Present BOTH a state-issued ID and Howell Carnegie District Library card.
  • Have less than $10 in fees, no billed items, claims returned or blocks on library card account. No exceptions.
  • Hotspots can be checked out at the Information Desk for 3 weeks with no renewals and no grace period. 
    A $90 replacement fee will be immediately added to patron’s account once the checkout period has expired and a $10 late fee will be due once the item is returned.
  • Holds can be placed on Hotspots.
  • Only ONE Hotspot can be checked out per library card account.
  • You are responsible for the Hotspot and accessories checked out on your library card. In case of loss or damage, fees will be assessed on an individual basis depending upon cost of repair or replacement.
  • Do not use Hot Spot around food and drink.
  • Immediately report loss or damage to the Information Desk.
  • Return Hotspot, accessories, and case to the Information Desk. Contents of case include Hotspot, power adaptor, and cord.

Doing so will result in loss of Hotspot checkout privileges.

  • Patron must wait until the next business day to check out a Hot Spot again after returning (in the event that there is not a waiting list).
  • Replacement cost (Hotspot, accessories, and case): $90

HCDL Hotspot users, including minors, are forbidden from using this equipment for any illegal activity.

HCDL Hotspot users agree to hold HCDL harmless for any damage related to using this equipment.