Which branches have wireless access available?
All branches have wireless access, including in the parking lots of all branches. Check with your local branch for details.
Why should I use wireless?
Since you are using your own equipment, there are no session limits and no waiting.
Are there any restrictions on my use of the Internet?
All library users who access the Internet agree to abide by the Library’s Internet Use Policy. For purposes of security, wireless access is limited to web services. Applications that use other services, such as non-web email, VPNs and FTP, may not work. Wireless access is filtered to help prevent abusive or illegal activity and to conform to the Children’s Internet Protection Act.
Can I print while using wireless?
Wireless printing is available at these branches. Click here for more information on wireless printing. Printing from library computers costs 15¢ per page for black & white. Color printing is 50¢ per page (where available).
Is my information safe while using wireless?
While the Library has encrypted its wireless network, the Library cannot guarantee that information transmitted over the wireless connection is completely secure. Security measures are the sole responsibility of the wireless user. The Library is not responsible for any loss of information or damage to your device that may result from using the wireless network or other facilities of the Library.
How do I connect to wireless Internet at the Library?
Will I have to enter the network key each time I use the Library’s Wireless Network?
No. Your device may save the network key; however, the network key will change on a quarterly basis. If you have problems connecting, see staff for assistance.
Can staff help me connect to the wireless network?
Each computer is different and you are responsible for knowing how to configure your own equipment. If you experience difficulties, staff may be able to assist by offering basic troubleshooting tips. If you need additional assistance, you may need to contact the manufacturer of your hardware or software.
|SSID or Network Name||DeKalb County Public Library|
|Mode or Network Type||Infrastructure or Access Point|
|TCP/IP settings||Use DHCP or “Obtain IP address automatically”|
|Network Authentication||WPA2-PSK Type: TKIP or AES-CCM|
|WEP or Data Encryption||Obtain Key from staff|
|Turn Wireless ON!|