Chromebooks & Wi-Fi Hubs

Do you need computer and Wi-Fi access at home? We have Chromebooks and Wi-Fi hubs that you can borrow using your library card.

Borrow Wi-Fi from GPPL with our Mobile Hotspot Collection: Pretty Fly for a Wi-Fi

Need a Wi-Fi connection at home or while on the go? You can place a request on a Mobile Hotspot in our Catalogue or find them in our Library of Things collection.

What to know before borrowing:

  • Devices are due back on the 27th of each month.
  • Devices cannot be returned through the book drops. Please hand them back to the staff at the Customer Services Desk.
  • Usage is capped at 1 TB a month and the device will not work once the cap has been met for the month.
  • Coverage is subject to Telus cellular restrictions. If you find you are having difficulty using the hotspot device, please feel free to make use of GPPL's free Wi-Fi on-site.
  • Due to the nature of the technology, GPPL is unable to guarantee network security and/or privacy.
  • GPPL is not legally responsible for the activity conducted on the hotspot devices. If illegal activity is detected and a warrant is issued by law enforcement, we may be obligated to provide your membership information.

The Pretty Fly for a Wi-Fi project: 

The Pretty Fly for a Wi-Fi project is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Support Fund and the Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta. The project is also supported by TELUS to ensure that all residents of Grande Prairie and the surrounding area have the opportunity to discover online resources.

Corey and Hailey with Hotspots

GPPL Cares: Community Chromebook Connection

Looking to do course work, go job hunting, or connect with loved ones? You can place a request on a Chromebook in our Catalogue or find them in our Library of Things collection.

What to know before borrowing: 

  • Chromebooks can be borrowed for three weeks. They cannot be renewed.
  • Chromebooks cannot be returned through the book drops. Please hand them back to Customer Services or Curbside staff.
  • A wireless Internet connection is required to set up and operate the Chromebook, and a Google account is recommended.
  • Due to the nature of the technology, GPPL is unable to guarantee network security and/or privacy.
  • GPPL is not legally responsible for the activity conducted on the hotspot devices. If illegal activity is detected and a warrant is issued by law enforcement, we may be obligated to provide your membership information.

The GPPL Cares: Community Chromebook Connection Project 

The GPPL: Cares: Community Chromebook Connection project is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Support Fund and the Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta.

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