Internet, Computers & Other Devices

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Internet

BiblioTech provides internet access as a means to enhance the information and learning opportunities. Internet can be used free of charge from all devices available at BiblioTech and for checkout. To provide access to internet at other locations, mobile hotspots are also available upon request.

 

 

View Computer & Internet Use Policies
Devices Available for In-Library Use

Computers / HP Desktop Computers

Software available: Microsoft Office, Edmentum: Study Island, Education City, Libra Office, Google Earth Pro, DVD Software, Notepad plus, Music editing software

Usage period: 1 Hour

Tablets / Apple iPad

• Lending Period: 1 Hour
• Renewals: Yes, you can renew your rental for 1 more hour as long as there isn’t a waiting list
• WiFi capable? Yes

Headphones

• Lending Period: 1 Hour

Devices Available for Checkout. Take me home!

Tablets/ Samsung Tablet

The Samsung tablet is a wifi enabled multi-touch device that allows you to access BiblioTech’s digital collections via apps.

• Lending Period: 1 Week
• Renewals: 1, as long as there isn’t a waiting list
• Battery life: 7 hours. Power cords are not provided, so please turn the device off when not in use.
• Book Limit: 5 at a time
• WiFi capable? Yes
• Download books from home? Yes

Mobile Hotspots

The mobile Hotspots are portable devices to enable internet access wherever you go.

• Lending Period: 1 Week
• Wait between returning the hotspot and putting in another hotspot request: 2 weeks
• Devices per household: 1

To check out a BiblioTech device, users must visit a BiblioTech branch with a valid, picture ID and sign an agreement form.

Before Borrowing a Device    Equipment Loan Agreement
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Internet
BiblioTech provides internet access as a means to enhance the information and learning opportunities. Internet can be used free of charge from all devices available at BiblioTech and for checkout. To provide access to internet at other locations, mobile hotspots are also available upon request.

 

 

View Computer & Internet Use Policies
Devices Available for In-Library Use

Computers / HP Desktop Computers

Software available: Microsoft Office, Edmentum: Study Island, Education City, Libra Office, Google Earth Pro, DVD Software, Notepad plus, Music editing software

Usage period: 1 Hour

 

Tablets / Apple iPad

• Lending Period: 1 Hour
• Renewals: Yes, you can renew your rental for 1 more hour as long as there isn’t a waiting list
• WiFi capable? Yes

Headphones

• Lending Period: 1 Hour

Devices Available for Checkout. Take me home!

Tablets/ Samsung Tablet

The Samsung tablet is a wifi enabled multi-touch device that allows you to access BiblioTech’s digital collections via apps.

• Lending Period: 1 Week
• Renewals: 1, as long as there isn’t a waiting list
• Battery life: 7 hours. Power cords are not provided, so please turn the device off when not in use.
• Book Limit: 5 at a time
• WiFi capable? Yes
• Download books from home? Yes

Mobile Hotspots

The mobile Hotspots are portable devices to enable internet access wherever you go.

• Lending Period: 1 Week
• Wait between returning the hotspot and putting in another hotspot request: 2 weeks
• Devices per household: 1

To check out a BiblioTech device, users must visit a BiblioTech branch with a valid, picture ID and sign an agreement form.

 

Before Borrowing a Device    Equipment Loan Agreement
Close Accordion

Contact Us

8501 Casa Verde Rd
Laredo, TX 78041

Ph: (956) 236-6887

Hours of Operation

Regular

Monday - Friday
4:00pm - 8:00pm

Winter & Summer

Monday - Friday
12:00pm - 5:00pm

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