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Wireless Internet access (WiFi) has been implemented throughout the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative. Use your wireless enabled device (laptop or PDA) to gain access to the Internet for web browsing and eMail. Access is not open to all Internet ports. Please be certain your use is restricted to basic web-browsing. Use for or need of specialized ports for SMTP, Remote Desktop, Corporate Intranets, etc are not provided for on our wired or wireless connection.

WiFi is FREE and available at all full service library locations:

Network Identifier or SSID: HCPLC-Library

Enter the SSID above into your wi-fi configuration making sure that encryption is turned off or not enabled.

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Wireless printing is available.

The library utilizes Ruckus Wireless Zoneflex devices to connect to our public network. This device is compatible with 802.11b & 802.11g standards. The security you enjoy on our public network will also protect your wireless connection. However, data transfers between your laptop or PDA and the WAP are insecure. We suggest you install or implement the native firewall in Windows XP/Vista or some other third party program to insure secure communication and data transfer. The library bears no responsibility for presumed hacking or personal security breaches. Use of the wireless network is at your risk.