Internet Access & Wireless

Internet Use

The library will provide public access to the Internet as part of its reference information services. Users with a valid Indian Valley Public Library card that is in good standing are permitted up to 120 minutes of use per day on public Internet computers. Printing is available at a cost of 15 cents per page (black and white) and 25 cents per page (color).

Users need to be aware that not all sources on the Internet provide accurate, complete or current information. Some material may be controversial or offensive in nature. The library is unable to screen or censor internet access and cannot be held responsible for any material found on the Internet or damages resulting from use of this service.

The library requires responsible use of its Internet service.

  1. Hardware and software may not be modified, abused or destroyed.
  2. The system may not be used to retrieve or use sexually explicit material as defined in Title 18 PaCS 5903, or violent material.
  3. Materials found on the Internet must be used in accordance with copyright laws.

The library reserves the right to ask any user to relinquish the use of the system at any time. When Internet use is heavy, playing games online may be limited.

Public Wireless

Requirements

You will need Web browser software (e.g., Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) and a wireless device installed on your laptop, or a laptop with integrated capability.

How to Connect to the Network

Choose the network IVPL_Pub, and then ask for the network key at the reference desk.

Wireless Printing

Printing to the library’s printer is not currently available through the wireless network. To print, save your document to a removable drive, and check in with the Reference Librarian to use one of the public computers.

Limitations and Disclaimers Please Read!

  • Library staff will not provide technical assistance and the library cannot guarantee that you will be able to make a connection.
  • The library’s wireless network is not secure and you use it at your own risk. The library recommends that you do not send sensitive or personal information through this network.
  • The library is not responsible for the safety of equipment or for laptop configurations, security, or files on your computer. If you need to change any settings to access the wireless network, be sure to write down and save your current settings before you change them.
  • The library’s internet usage policy forbids users from retrieving or using violent material or sexually explicit material as defined in Title 18 PaCS 5903. Wireless users are expected to respect the library’s policy.