Computers, Internet, and Wireless Access

Mobile Hotspots & Tablets 

Mobile hotspots and tablets are now available to borrow from the Pratt Library, allowing you to connect to your devices with access to free Wi-Fi. The devices will need to be picked up and returned at any of the Pratt Library Sidewalk Service locations.

hotspot - Franklin T9 Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspots

Using a mobile hotspot, you can connect up to 15 devices to free Wi-Fi from the comfort of your home. Users ages 13 and older may borrow one device per account..

RESERVE A MOBILE HOTSPOT

Instructions will be provided with each device. You may also visit the links below if you need help navigating the device or connecting to the internet.

tablet - Alcatel Joy

Tablets for Teens

Tablets provide access to apps and also function as a hotspot. You can connect up to 3 devices to free Wi-Fi. Tablets may only be borrowed by young adults (ages 13 through 17), and users may borrow one device per account.

RESERVE A TABLET

Instructions will be provided with each device. You may also visit the links below if you need help navigating the device or connecting to the internet.

Returning a Device

All devices are borrowed for three weeks and can be renewed up to three times as long as there are no holds. Data will be turned off on overdue devices.

Devices must be returned in person and may be returned to any Pratt Library branch. Please make a Sidewalk Service appointment to return the device.

Lost mobile hotspots cost $15 and tablets cost $100. Once returned, fees will be removed for long overdue devices. Damaged devices and missing parts will be charged accordingly. Missing or damaged USB cables and adapters cost $4 each.

The library is not responsible for data uploaded or downloaded to the tablets. All data will be cleared from the tablet upon return.