Free wireless Internet access is available at C. E. Weldon Public Library. You don't need a plug or phone jack, just turn on your notebook/laptop computer or other wireless device and start surfing.

Technical Requirements

  • Wireless capable devices must conform to the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard.
  • Wireless capable devices should automatically obtain an IP address (DHCP, bootP, etc.)
  • Patrons must know how to connect to wifi.
  • Some wireless capable devices have a physical switch which must be turned on in order to connect to wireless networks.

If you are not sure if your notebook/laptop computer or other device meets these requirements, please check with the manufacturer or supplier of your equipment. If your notebook/laptop computer or other device does not include wireless networking, you may be able to purchase a variety of external notebook/laptop pc cards and USB devices. The manufacturer or supplier of your equipment, or local technology merchants can help you find the right product for your notebook/laptop computer or other device.

Wireless Internet Access Policy

  • All persons accessing the wireless Internet via the Library must comply with current C. E. Weldon Public Library Computer/Internet policies.

  • Access points to the Internet are provided by the Library free of charge to patrons with appropriate computers receiving the signal provided (802.11b, 802.11g on 802.11n wireless networking).

  • The Library's wireless network is unencrypted. Use of the Library’s wireless connection is at the patron’s own risk. Information sent to and from your computer using the wireless connection can be captured by anyone else with a wireless device and the appropriate software.

  • Library staff cannot configure the user’s computers since everyone’s device is different and the Library cannot accept the liability of handling patron equipment.

  • The Library is not responsible for any changes made to your settings to access the wireless network.

  • Printing is not available via the Library’s wireless connection.

  • The Library does not assume any liability from loss or damage to patron equipment. Patron laptops and peripherals may not be left unattended for any reason while in the library.