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Computers and Wireless Internet


Helen Plum Library has computers for public use offering the internet connection, software and online research. Adult computers may be used for up to 4 hours per day with a Helen Plum Library card, and you may sign in using your Helen Plum Library card number or get a two hour guest pass at the Adult Services reference desk. Computers are also available in the English Language Learners area, Youth Services and the Teen Zone.

Wireless Internet

Connect your personal device to the wireless network Helen Plum Library anywhere in the Library.

Check out a Wifi Hotspot!

Our Wifi hotspots provide instant, free, high-speed internet access anywhere there is a cell signal. The hotspot device allows you to connect to the internet via any mobile-enabled device, such as a laptop, smartphone or tablet. The hotspot is portable, so you can use it anywhere, including in your home, on the train or in the park. Inquire at the Patron Services desk for availability, or place a hold on a hotspot today!

WiFi Hotspot loan rules:

  • HPL cardholders only
  • 3-week checkout
  • Can be put on hold
  • No renewals
  • $3 overdue fine per day

Forgot your USB drive or earbuds at home?

Don’t worry! We sell USB drives and earbuds at the Patron Services (check out) desk.

Need help connecting?

Stop by the Adult Services or Youth Services desks for help with connecting to our internet. To schedule a one-on-one appointment for help with our computers or your own personal device, please reserve a librarian. For a complete list of upcoming technology classes, click here.