They walk in and their device (laptop or PDA) finds the network, then they click on their web browser, and accept the Electronic Resources Use Policy by clicking/tapping the Continue to the Internet button.
Access the Wi-Fi network between 8 AM and 10 PM daily.
Wi-Fi is available at all library buildings with upgraded and improved parking lot Wi-Fi-boosted signals at the Central Library, the Epps Memorial Library, the Moss Bluff Library, and the Sulphur Regional Library.
Info regarding Email via the CPPL Wi-Fi
We've shut down SMTP in order to protect our infrastructure and our customers from a SPAM engine being brought in.
If you have ANY software on your computer (other than a web browser) to read email, you are using an email client, and you WILL NOT be able to send email via the CPPL Wi-Fi. You will be able to read and receive it. You can also write an email and put it in a DRAFT folder to send later.
If you are ONLY in a browser, your email should work.
Can't find CPPL's Wi-Fi access service on your computer?
This policy states the limitations of internet access and your responsibilities for using that access.
The Calcasieu Parish Public Library's wireless network is not secure.
Information sent to and from your notebook/laptop computer or other wireless devices 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 Calcasieu Parish Public 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.