SLPL Hotspots

hotspots Use your Library card to check out a Hotspot providing you with free, mobile, internet access! 

Using the SLPL Hotspot, you can connect up to 15 devices and enjoy unlimited data.

  • Library cardholders can request a 4G Hotspot to be delivered to any St. Louis Public Library location through the Library′s online catalog.
  • Hotspots may be checked out by adult cardholders (18 years or older) with full access accounts, in good standing.
  • Borrowers must abide by the policies of the St. Louis Public Library, including the Library Technology Acceptable Use Policy.
  • There is a limit of one Hotspot per household.
  • Hotspots can be checked out for 21 days.
  • Hotspots may be renewed if there are no holds.
  • At 63 days overdue, a replacement cost of $90 will be charged to the cardholder’s account.
  • Hotspots may be returned to any St. Louis Public Library location or book drop. They may not be returned to any other library system in the St. Louis area. 
  • Service will be disabled once a Hotspot is overdue.
  • You must return the Hotspot with all the original components (Hotspot device, charger, cord and case) for the Library to consider the item checked in and returned.
  • Please fully charge the Hotspot device before you return it.

  Replacement fee for individual missing components:

  • Device - $75
  • Charger - $5
  • Cord - $5
  • Case - $5
  • Entire bundle - $90

The Library’s Hotspot User Guide provides instructions for connecting the Hotspot to your device - laptop, tablet, or smartphone.  Instructions are also included on the back of the Hotspot.

Frequently Asked Questions provides more information about using the Hotspots.

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