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Get Connected @ the Library

Internet, Devices & Technology Skills

Get Internet

WiFi Hotspots

WiFi hotspot technology

WiFi hotspots can be used to connect a computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, video game player, and many other Internet-enabled devices. Hotspots circulate for 14 days and are eligible for one renewal if there are no holds pending.


Free WiFi:


Affordable Connectivity Program

Get a $30 discount on your monthly Internet bill with the Affordable Connectivity Program

Lifeline

Get discounted phone or Internet service with the Lifeline Support program

PCs for People

Get discounted Internet and affordable devices from PCs for People

Get Devices

Chromebooks

Dell Chromebook 3100

Get online with a basic, easy-to-use Chromebook. Chromebooks circulate for 14 days and are eligible for one renewal if there are no holds pending. 

WiFi Hotspots

Patrons may check out one Chromebook and one hotspot at the same time.


PCs for People

Get a refurbished laptop, a desktop computer, or a WiFi hotspot at an affordable price


Get Skills

Tech Tutoring

Learn computer skills that can advance your knowledge base, career, and personal goals. Free one-on-one appointments are available at all branches for assistance with a variety of tech topics.


Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments

Northstar Digital Literacy's self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform tasks based on Essential Computer Skills, Essential Software Skills, and Using Technology in Daily Life.


Gale Courses

Gale Courses

Gale Courses is an online learning platform that offers access to hundreds of instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness to creative writing, computer programming, GED test preparation and much more. Courses run for 6 weeks, with new sessions starting each month.


LinkedIn Learning/Lynda.com

LinkedIn Learning

Learn business, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Provided by the Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) through the Ohio Web Library, Ohio library cardholders have access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts – more than 5,700 courses and 255,000 video tutorials across mobile and desktop.


Ohio Means Jobs Online Job Assessments & Training

Ohio Means Jobs

Ohio Means Jobs’ LearningExpress platform provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources—including interactive tutorials, practice exams, flashcards, articles and e-books—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement.