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WiFi Hotspots



The Library has WiFi Hotspots available to borrow.


Visit the catalog to request one now.


A WiFi Hotspot is a portable device that connects mobile devices—such as laptops, smartphones, or tablets—to the Internet via wireless networking technology.


Hotspots are portable access points — you can connect to the Internet wherever you are—at home, at the beach, on the bus, in the park, or on vacation.

The Northport-East Northport Public Library's WiFi Hotspots are distributed through Circulation and may be requested through the catalog.


Each WiFi Hotspot comes with a cord, a charger, and a case. 




Checkout Guidelines: One Hotspot checkout per household (NENPL patrons only)

21 day lending period (no renewals)
LATE FEE:  $5 per day

(Internet service may be turned off if a Hotspot is not returned on the date due.)


Usage Instructions

  1. Turn the WiFi Hotspot power ON: press the Power key for 3 seconds.
  2. Refer to the label on the back of your Hotspot to find the WiFi Hotspot network name.
  3. On your device (laptop, smartphone, tablet, etc.):
  4. Open your WiFi app and search for the Hotspot network name.
  5. Connect to the WiFi Hotspot network with your device.
  6. Enter the Hotspot network password (as listed on the Hotspot label) and connect.


Additional notes on operation:

  • When the Hotspot is powered ON, all four indicators will illuminate in blue for a few seconds. After that, only the first two indicators , the Network Indicator and the WiFi indicator will remain on.


  • If the Battery icon battery
 is flashing red, the battery level is less than 10%: charge your Hotspot. The battery icon will flash blue while charging.
  • If the network indicator network
 is flashing blue the Hotspot is disconnected from the Internet.
  • If the network indicator network
 is flashing red, the Hotspot has limited or no Internet service.
  • To turn the WiFi Hotspot power OFF: press the Power key for 3 seconds.


WiFi Hotspot Manual/User Guide


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Download the PDF User guide for ALC MW41TM Linkzone Hotspot for more detail.



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