Wireless Internet Access
No, the Library does not provide laptops or wireless adapters.
Library staff members are not able to provide technical assistance and no guarantee can be provided that you will be able to make a wireless connection.
To print using the wireless, please use the Print From Anywhere service .
Anyone with the proper equipment can use the Library’s wireless network.
The Library's wireless network is not secure. Information sent from or to your laptop can be captured by anyone else with a wireless device and the appropriate software.
Once connected to the Library’s wireless network, you will see the Library’s Internet Policy display. You must click the “I Accept” button before accessing the Internet.
In many instances wireless devices will automatically detect the Library’s wireless network and configure themselves to use the system. If your device does not connect right away please try the following:
TCP/IP properties =
Obtain an IP Address automatically
Obtain DNS Server Address automatically.
SSID (Network Name) = WBPL
Network Authentication = Open
Data Encryption OR WEP =
Disable WEP Encryption OR Choose None
Mode or Network Type =
Infrastructure or Access Point (not ad hoc)
When prompted to enter a PIN click the link “I want to enter the network key or passphrase instead”, you will then be connected to our wireless network without entering any information.
A Wi-Fi Hotspot is any location in which wireless technology both exists and is available for public use.
Wireless, also known as Wi-Fi, provides Internet access using radio frequency waves to exchange information between your laptop and the Internet.