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Mobile Hotspots

Mobile hotspots are now available to borrow with your Library card! Get instant internet access wherever you go.

Access online learning and digital resources from home or connect with loved ones or co-workers. These portable devices allow CLMA users to access high-speed internet on enabled smartphones, tablets, and PC’s through the Rogers Cellular Network.

Get started by requesting a mobile hotspot through our online catalogue or by contacting Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.

Loan Parameters and Use

Mobile hotspots may be borrowed for a three-week period. Holds may be placed on the units, but renewals are not permitted. Members must be 18 or older with a Library card in good standing in order to check out a mobile hotspot.

Internet service is available anywhere in Ontario within the Rogers Communications Cellular Network coverage area. International service and roaming are not available.

Users who borrow mobile hotspots are limited to 25 GB of data per lending period. Up to fifteen (15) devices can be connected to a mobile hotspot at once.

CLMA does not monitor, or store data related to users’ internet activity.

Borrowing and Returning Mobile Hotspots

Users may borrow a mobile hotspot on a walk-in basis if one is available, or place a hold through our online catalogue or by contacting Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712.

A printed copy of the Mobile Hotspot Instructions will be provided upon request.

Mobile hotspots may be returned in-branch during operating hours, or through any external Library dropbox.

Mobile Hotspot Contents

Each mobile hotspot available for loan contains:

  • 1 Novatel MiFi 7000 Mobile Hotspot
  • 1 USB cable (Type A to Type C)
  • 1 AC Adaptor
  • 1 Case

Fines and Replacement Costs

Units that are overdue will be deactivated.

Members are responsible for any loss or damages during the lending period, including all components of the mobile hotspot and SIM card. Costs will be billed to a member's account.

Costs for a full replacement and components are:

  • Full Replacement: $200.00
  • USB Cable Replacement: $15.00
  • AC Adaptor Replacement: $20.00
  • Case Replacement: $25.00

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