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Computer & Internet Policy
Please be aware that library computer use is covered by certain rules and regulations. This applies to both public computers provided by the library and laptops or other devices using the library's wireless network.
Guidelines for Computer and Internet Use
In the face of an enormous demand for Internet access, the Library asks customers to abide by certain Guidelines. The Library seeks to allow as many customers as possible an opportunity to use this free service, and to insure that every customer's experience is a positive one.

Public Access Computers
JPL offers the public access to microcomputers at all of its twenty-one locations. From hundreds of computers in the Main Library downtown to smaller clusters of computers at neighborhood libraries such as Westbrook, library card holders and guests are able to check email, conduct research and more. Four locations, Brentwood, Mandarin, Murray Hill, and Webb Wesconnett offer laptops for
in-library use.
Wireless Internet
Public wireless network access (or WiFi, short for Wireless Fidelity) is currently available at all Jacksonville Public Library locations. WiFi (short for wireless fidelity) uses high frequency radio signals to transmit and receive data over limited distances. With this service, visitors may use their own laptop computers to gain access to the World Wide Web on the Internet while visiting a library location.