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.
For additional information, please contact the Windom Public Library by calling 507-831-6131 or email address, email@example.com.
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