Internet Use Policy: Wireless Internet Access

Wireless Internet Access..is Now Available at all Bridgeport Public Library locations and McLevy Green. Wireless at Burroughs and McLevy Green is provided by the One Coast One Future Initiative***I. Wireless Technical Support

A. You will need a notebook/laptop computer or other wireless device with an IEEE 802.11b/g network card.

B. Library staff is not able to provide technical assistance due to the variety of hardware available

II. Wireless Security

A. The Library assumes no responsibility for the safety of equipment, computer configurations, security or data files on the wireless network.

B. The wireless network is not secure. Information sent to and from your laptop or other wireless device may be captured by anyone else with a wireless device and appropriate software.

C. The wireless user is responsible for protecting his/her equipment from viruses and other Internet threats through the use of anti-virus and personal firewall software. Such steps are highly recommended. No such protection is offered by the library’s wireless connection.
III. Using Wireless in the Library

A. The wireless internet access we offer is unfiltered. By choosing to use this free service, you agree to abide by the Library’s internet policy.

B. Library staff is not able to provide technical assistance due to the variety of hardware available and no guarantee can be made that you will be able to make a wireless connection.

C. Printing is not available on the wireless network.

EASY ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Be sure your wireless device is activated.
  2. Open your wireless networks utility usually found in the lower right hand corner of your screen.
  3. Click “View Wireless Networks.”
  4. Choose the Bridgeport c Library Network and connect to it.
  5. Close the utility and open your browser.
  6. Type in your library card number and check the box to accept the Library’s Internet Access Policy.
  7. Now you can access the Internet – get your email, surf the net, finish your research!

One Coast One Future Initiative*** of Coastal Fairfield County is funded through a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA’s funding should not be construed as an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA-funded projects are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.