Wireless Internet Policy

642-Wireless access

Erie County Public Library
Policy Manual
REVIEWED: April 20, 2023
EFFECTIVE DATE: April 8, 2016 PAGE: 1 of 1
Free wireless Internet access is available at all of the outlets of the Erie County Public Library, including the Bookmobile. Wi-Fi is also available in all library parking lots 24/7.
In general, you will need your own tablet, laptop and other Wi-Fi–enabled device to connect to the network. Laptops are available for in-house use at Edinboro, Iroquois, Lincoln, and Millcreek outlets.
To connect to our wireless network, ECPL-Guest, select the network and launch your web browser. The library’s wireless login screen will appear, and you will need to accept the Terms of Use.
By signing into the wireless network, users agree to abide by the Erie County Public Library Wireless Internet Policy.
Limitations and Disclaimers:
Be aware that the wireless network is not secure. Information sent from or to your device may be captured or monitored by others. The Library recommends that you do not use a public network to transmit personal or financial data. We also recommend that you disable file sharing while using the network. The Library assumes no responsibility for the safety of your computer or wireless device or their configurations resulting from connection to the Library’s wireless access.
Library staff is not able to provide technical assistance. Patrons are responsible for the setup and configuration of their own equipment. The Library cannot accept the liability of changing settings on your computer equipment, however will advise on connecting to the wireless network.
Most public areas of the Library are serviced by the wireless network but there may be areas where the signal is weak. If you feel that the wireless reception is inadequate try moving to another location within the library.
Printing is available to wireless users. Using our MobilePrint Service you can print from anywhere to the Blasco Library from your wireless device or laptop. You may also save your information to a flash drive and sign into one of the public computers to print. You may have to wait for an available computer.