Library Hotspot Lending Event
To participate in the Library Hotspot Loan Program, you must register for and attend a lending event and be prepared to present your Queens Library adult library card. There is a maximum of 25 spots for each Queens Library lending event with 10 spots for a waitlist. You must be present at a lending event and meet the eligibility requirements to receive a Library Hotspot.
NOTE: Walk-ins will not be accepted. Please only one registration per family. We have the right to cancel any multiple reqistrations.
About the ConnectED LIbrary Hotspot Program
The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed Internet services.
Library Hotspot Eligibility Requirements
To participate in this program you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Have a child in NYC public school
- Have a valid library card and be at least 18
- Have a valid adult library card with no outstanding fines.
- Have no Internet access at home
Checkout and Return
The mobile hotspot can be checked out on a patron’s account through the end of the school year. All devices are due back July 5th. Please return the hotspot, charger and box by July 5, 2017.
Extended Use Fees
The cost to replace the Library Hotspot device is $100. The late fee for each day the Library Hotspot is overdue is $1 per day.