Hotspots

WiFi Hotspots

About RCPL Hotspots

Hotspots deliver strong and secure internet connection. RCPL makes it easy to get online with a hotspot, available at all locations. If you have a library card, you can check out a hotspot for free. Hotspots can be used to connect your tablet, laptop, or other WiFi enabled device to 4G LTE networks. RCPL hotspots can be borrowed for 14 days.

Visit rvl.info to place a hot spot on hold!

View the Verizon Coverage Map

  • Verizon Hotspots are available at Bent Mountain, Hollins, Mt. Pleasant, South County, and Vinton Libraries.

View the T-Mobile Coverage Map (5G where available)

  • T-Mobile Hotspots are available at Glenvar Library.

Rules of Use

Hotspots may be borrowed by patrons 18 and older. One hotspot may be checked out per library card at a time. Library cards must be in good standing.

Holds can be placed on hotspots in the library card and must be picked up and returned to the library from which it was borrowed. Please return the hotspot to the library service desk or via curbside/drive thru, during open hours.

Hotspots will deactivate if not returned on the due date.

Fees

Hotspots are free to borrow and borrowers will be liable to pay for the unit if lost or damaged.

  • Overdue fines are $0.20/day
  • Lost hotspot charge is $100 + $5 processing fee
  • Lost cable/adapter charge is $10
  • Lost case charge is $15