Bring The Internet Home
The San Mateo County Library is offering WiFi hotspots and WiFi hotspot/laptop combos. This program provides wireless hotspots with unlimited data. WiFi hotspot/laptop combos include Microsoft Office 2013 along with popular browsers. The devices are part of our In-Luck collection and can be checked out for 7 days.
Who is eligible to borrow?
Any San Mateo County resident 18 years and over with a library card.
Which libraries are participating?
All San Mateo County Libraries will have devices available to check out.
Where can I return?
The devices should be returned to the location where they were originaly checked out.
Are there fines for lost or late return?
Late fees will accrue at the regular rate. For lost or not returned devices, a fine of $50 (hotspot only) or $750 (hotspot/laptop) will be assessed and your library card privileges will be suspended until returned or paid.
Can I place a hold or renew?
The devices are part of the In-Luck collection which cannot be renewed or placed on hold.
Will I be charged for the service?
No, the service is provided by San Mateo County Library. The devices have unlimited data and provide a 3G or 4G/LTE connection to Sprint or Verizon networks.
Where do I go for support?
We provide the below quickstart guides (Sprint (PDF) | Verizon (PDF)) and troubleshooting FAQs (Sprint | Verizon). For additional questions and support please contact a San Mateo County library.
Interested in Low-Cost Internet and Computer Offers?
San Mateo County Library has partnered with everyoneon to provide the best low-cost Internet service and computer offers.