Free wireless internet access is available at Kingston Library. You do not need a plug or a phone jack. Just turn on your notebook/laptop computer or other wireless device and start working.
You will need a notebook/laptop computer or other wireless device with 802.11b or 802.11g wireless networking.
If you are not sure if your device has this functionality, please check with the manufacturer or supplier of your equipment. If your device does not include wireless networking, you may be able to purchase a variety of external notebook/laptop pc cards and USB devices. The manufacturer or supplier of your equipment, or local technology merchants can help you find the right product for your notebook/laptop computer or other device. Library staff is unable to provide technical assistance with your personal equipment.
We have tried to make wireless access as available as possible in our library, but you may encounter some “dead” spots in the library where wireless reception may be limited. If you have trouble accessing the internet or staying online, please move to a different location within the library.
The wireless internet access we offer is unfiltered. By choosing to use this free service, you agree to abide by the library’s Internet Acceptable Use Policy. This policy states the limitations of internet access, your responsibilities for using that access, and provides examples of acceptable and unacceptable uses. The library supports the free flow of information and ideas over the internet. Your access to the service is conditioned on legal and appropriate use of the service. Your use of the service and any activities conducted online through it shall not violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of the Kingston Library, or any third party.
The library’s wireless network is not secure. Information sent to and from your notebook/laptop computer or other wireless device may be captured by anyone else with a wireless device and the appropriate software.
Library staff is not able to provide technical assistance and no guarantee can be made that you will be able to make a wireless connection.
The library assumes no responsibility for the safety of equipment or for notebook/laptop computer or other wireless device configurations, security, or data files resulting from connection to the library’s wireless access.