Access Technology with Your Library Card

Check Out Netbooks, Chromebooks, Tablets and Wi-Fi Hotspots at Select Locations
November 15, 2021
Hublet-tablet-(1).jpgYour library card provides free access to books, digital media, learning resources and technology. Netbooks, Chromebooks, and tablets are now available at select library locations. These devices can be checked out for use onsite for up to two hours. Your onsite check out may be extended if there is no one waiting. Wi-Fi hotspots can also be placed on hold for pick up at any library location and checked out for six weeks.
 
How to Check Out Netbooks and Chromebooks (Two hour onsite use only)
Access the internet, check email, watch videos, listen to music, and more. Visit select library locations and ask staff for assistance with checking out Netbooks and Chromebooks for use onsite for up to 2 hours. See list below for locations.
 
How to Check Out Tablets (Two hour onsite use only)
Tablet stations provide easy access to a wide range of digital content, from newspapers to ebooks, games and apps. To check out a tablet for onsite use, simply scan your library card and the docking station will automatically release a tablet for use anywhere within the library. See list below for locations.
 
How to Check Out Wi-Fi Hotspots and Chromebooks (Six week checkout)
Adult cardholders can check out Chromebooks as well as Wi-Fi hotspots with free internet connectivity for six weeks. To check out one of these devices from any library location, place a hold online or call customer service at 916-264-2920. Due to high volume of demand, there may be a waitlist for hotspots and Chromebooks.
 
 
   
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Chromebook
 
Netbook Wi-Fi Hotspot Chromebook
  2-hour onsite use only 2-hour onsite use only 2-hour onsite use only Available for 6 week checkout Available for 6 week checkout
Arcade -- -- Yes Yes Yes
Arden-Dimick -- Yes -- Yes Yes
Belle Cooledge -- -- Yes Yes Yes
Carmichael -- -- -- Yes Yes
Central -- Yes -- Yes Yes
Colonial Heights -- -- Yes Yes Yes
Del Paso Heights Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Elk Grove -- Yes -- Yes Yes
Ella K. McClatchy* -- -- -- Yes Yes
Fair Oaks -- Yes -- Yes Yes
Franklin* -- -- -- Yes Yes
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Yes Yes -- Yes Yes
Isleton -- Yes Yes Yes Yes
Martin Luther King, Jr. Yes Yes -- Yes Yes
McKinley* -- -- -- Yes Yes
Nonie Wetzel Courtland -- Yes -- Yes Yes
North Highlands-Antelope -- Yes -- Yes Yes
North Natomas -- Yes Yes Yes Yes
North Sacramento-Hagginwood* Yes -- -- Yes Yes
Orangevale Yes -- -- Yes Yes
Rancho Cordova Yes -- -- Yes Yes
Rio Linda Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven --   Yes Yes Yes
South Natomas -- Yes -- Yes Yes
Southgate -- -- Yes Yes Yes
Sylvan Oaks Yes -- Yes Yes Yes
Valley Hi-North Laguna -- Yes Yes Yes Yes
Walnut Grove -- Yes Yes Yes Yes
* These locations are open for curbside service only.