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Wireless Internet @ JPL

Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) allows you to connect to the Internet without wires using your own portable device such as a laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

How can I use Wi-Fi at the Library?

Most users can bring their wireless-enabled device to the Library and simply turn it on. First time users should:

  1. Check for broadcasting networks in your device’s wifi settings.
  2. Select the “LibraryPublic” network.
  3. Open a browser on your device.
  4. Terms and Conditions of internet will appear, scroll to the bottom, reviewing if you wish and hit “Continue to the Internet.”
  5. The browser will connect to the Library’s home page.

How much does it cost?

There is no charge for using our Wi-Fi service.

Where can I plug in my device?

You can use available power outlets wherever the cord does not present a trip hazard or block access for customers or staff. Bring a fully charged battery in case electric outlets are not available.

Am I allowed to use the speakers on my device?

Please access sound using headphones at a sound level that does not disturb others.

Can Library staff help configure my device?

You are responsible for understanding how to configure your own equipment. Check your equipment’s manual. We cannot be responsible for any changes you make to your computer’s settings. If you need additional assistance, you may need to contact the hardware or software manufacturer.

Is printing available?

Yes, see Library Cards and Services, Mobile Print.

Are there any restrictions on my use of the Internet?

The Internet Use Policy and the Privacy Policy of the Jacksonville Public Library apply to any use of the wireless access service.