Mobile Hotspot

In an effort to lessen the digital divide, Finkelstein Memorial Library is checking out mobile hotspots to FML cardholders 18 years and older. The hotspot will connect up to 10 WiFi enabled devices within 30 feet.

Borrowing Rules:

  • 1 hotspot per borrower
  • 14-day checkout, renewable if there are no holds
  • Less than $5 in fines due on Library card
  • $5.00 late fee per day / replacement cost of $150 if lost
  • Reserved hotspots ready for pick-up will be held for 3 days only

Internet to GO WiFi Hotspots FAQs

You can borrow a WiFi hotspot from Finkelstein Memorial Library through our Internet to Go program.

A WiFi hotspot is a device you can use to connect a mobile-enabled device, such as a laptop, smartphone or tablet, to the internet. Up to 10 devices may connect at a time.

The hotspot is portable, so you can connect your device almost wherever you are, like at home, on the bus or in the park. The hotspot works in any area covered by the Sprint 3G or 4G LTE network.

If you’re a Finkelstein Memorial Library cardholder 18 years or older, owing less than $5.00 in fines, you may check out a WiFi hotspot.

You can borrow a WiFi hotspot for two weeks. You can renew a hotspot 2 times if no one else has placed it on hold.

A WiFi hotspot must be returned to the 3rd floor IT Services desk at Finkelstein Memorial Library. It can not be placed in a book or DVD/Video drop or additional fines may be incurred.

The overdue fines for a WiFi hotspot are $5 per day. A WiFi hotspot will be turned off and wireless service will be terminated if the hotspot is not returned on the due date.
If the hotspot is lost, please contact Finkelstein Library 845-352-5700 X-294 immediately. The replacement fee for the WiFi hotspot is $100 for the device, $25 for the case and $25 for the charger / cable.

If you need help using a WiFi hotspot please see staff before checkout or call IT Services at 845-352-5700 X-294.