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Mobile Hotspots

We have 11 WiFi hotspots available to check out for up to three weeks at a time. You must be 18 or older and have a current library account in good standing to check out a hotspot. If you experience any problems using one of our hotspots, please contact us.

Funding for this service was provided by a Neighbors to Neighbors grant from the Community Foundation of Eastern CT.

Borrowing Guidelines

  • 3-week loan, 1 per family; no renewals
  • Hotspot service will be suspended if it is more than 24 hours overdue
  • One-day wait between returning a hotspot and borrowing another
  • Return to Willimantic PL Circulation Desk, NOT in bookdrop
  • Replacement cost (if lost or damaged): $150
  • Must have a library account in good standing to borrow a hotspot
  • Borrow using valid library card or government-issued ID (driver’s license, passport)
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Hotspots can only be held in reserve through the end of that day
  • Internet content filtering is NOT provided with WPL hotspots. The library does not track any internet usage.
  • Any use of the device for illegal purposes, unauthorized copying of copyright-protected material in any format, or transmission of threatening, harassing, defamatory or obscene materials is strictly prohibited. By using the hotspot you are agreeing that you will not take part in any illegal activities.
  • You are using this service at your own risk. The library is not responsible for any malware, viruses, or malfeasance you encounter while using a hotspot.
  • Cellular service is on the T-Mobile network. Please note that you can only use the hotspot inside the continental US. There is no international data or roaming. Places with low T-Mobile service may experience trouble with the device.
  • Any additional charges will be your responsibility, and will be posted to your library account

Borrowing Guidelines PDF (English and Spanish)

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