laptop bag chromebook mouse headphones hotspot on a desk with a lamp and a plant

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DO YOU NEED TO BORROW A CHROMEBOOK LAPTOP OR WI-FI HOTSPOT DEVICE?

The Alhambra Library offers Chromebook Laptop and Wi-Fi Hotspot Checkouts for free!

A Chromebook functions like a laptop and runs on the Google operating system, Chrome OS. It has a cloud based storage and built-in Google apps. A Wi-Fi hotspot is a mobile pocket-sized device. It uses Wi-Fi to connect up to 15 devices to the internet without having to plug into anything. Examples of devices that can be used on a Wi-Fi hotspot are, Chromebooks, smartphones, iPads, tablets etc.

 

CHROMEBOOK OR HOTSPOT CHECKOUT REQUIREMENTS

In order to checkout a Chromebook / Hotspot kit patrons must:

  • Provide a Driver's License or Government issued ID
  • Have a valid/good standing full access Alhambra Library card
  • Have a Google Account (for Chromebook Checkout)
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Sign a User Agreement Form


CHECKOUT LOAN PERIOD

The checkout period is 3 weeks for each kit. Patrons are allowed one 3-week renewal if no one has requested the kit.
 

HOW TO BORROW A CHROMEBOOK OR HOTSPOT KIT

Go to the Circulation Desk to check for device availability. When you pick up a Chromebook or Hotspot kit, you will be required to provide a valid/good standing full access Alhambra Library card and sign a User Agreement form that will be filed until the device is returned and examined for good condition.

 

HOW TO RETURN A CHROMEBOOK OR HOTSPOT KIT

Chromebook or Hotspot kits must be returned IN-PERSON during open business hours at the Circulation Desk and handed to a staff member. Devices may NOT be returned to the drop-boxes.

 

There are 3 types of device kits available for checkout:

A CHROMEBOOK BUNDLE KIT chromebook bundle with hotspot

A Chromebook Bundle Kit includes:

  • Chromebook & Charger
  • Hotspot & Charger
  • Mouse
  • Headphones
  • Laptop Bag

 

A CHROMEBOOK ONLY KIT chromebook checkout

A Chromebook Only Kit includes:

  • Chromebook & Charger
  • Mouse
  • Headphones
  • Laptop Bag

 

 

A HOTSPOT ONLY KIT hotspot with charger

A Hotspot Only Kit includes:

  • Hotspot
  • Hotspot Charger