Windom Public library offers Internet hotspots
Thanks to a grant from the MN State Library, Plum Creek Libraries have hotspots for checkout
The Windom Public Library announces a new offering, mobile Internet hotspots. A mobile Internet hotspot uses cellular access to create a WiFi connection, allowing people to connect to the Internet where there is not typically strong, or any, WiFi access.
The Minnesota State Library, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, created a connectivity grant for libraries across the state, dividing the money with a formula that included the number of people who currently have access, as well as the available speed of Internet connectivity in each of the state’s twelve Regional Libraries. Plum Creek was awarded $8900, which partially used federal funding (CFDA 45.310, Library Services and Technology Act (LS-00-19-0024-19) Grants to States) for the grants. Each Plum Creek Library has received four hotspots with connectivity paid for one year.
Hotspots can be checked out by a library card holder in good standing. They may not be placed on hold, but are available on a first come, first serve basis. Since they are a limited resource, they are checked out for only one week and cannot be renewed.
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For additional information, please contact Dawn Aamot, Director of the Windom Public Library by calling 507-831-6131 or email address, email@example.com.
COVID-19 Guidelines for Windom Library Customers
Hours for the Windom Library: Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00, closed Saturdays
Masks are REQUIRED
Upon entering please use hand sanitizer.
Physical distancing is required in the library. 6 feet apart, please.
1 person per book aisle.
Staff will sanitize and re-shelve the book(s).
Surfaces will be sanitized after each customer. (Circulation desk, computer area, reading table, and door handles.)
Bathrooms are not available to the public at this time.
Curbside pickup is available during business hours for those who are more
comfortable not entering the library.
- Computer Use in the Library
20 minutes session is allowed
Be respectful of your time
Use hand sanitizer
If there are any questions or concerns, please call 831-6131.
If you are sick or are in a household with someone that is sick, please refrain from using the library to help keep us all healthy.
Windom Library Staff
- Free Internet Access and WiFi / Internet Policy
- Kids programs/Summer Reading Program
- Winter Reading programs for adults
- Interlibrary loan
- e books and e audio books accessed with the Libby App
- Large Print Books
- Adult Coloring(not at this time)
- Legos at the library(not at this time)