Internet to Go

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is pleased to announce the launch of "Internet to Go," our mobile hotspot lending program for the public. MCPL has a collection of 250 Verizon Mifi Mobile hotspots that are available at all MCPL locations currently providing public service. Customers may place a hold on a hotspot via MCPL's catalog or by calling Ask A Librarian at 240-777-0001 and schedule a pickup at their library of choice. Hotspots will be lent for 2 weeks with no renewals.

Eligibility requirements for Checkout

  • Must be at least 14 years old.
  • Must have valid MCPL library account. Account cannot be blocked, expired, or in collections.

Circulation Period

  • Checks out for 2 weeks with no renewals.
  • One mobile hotspot per account.
  • Hotspot may be returned to any library branch.
  • Holds can be placed for pickup at any library branch.

Late Fees

  • If not returned on or prior to the due date, a fine of $1 per day will be charged, max $15.
  • The item will not be checked in if returned with any missing components (hotspot, case, charger). Late fees will continue to be assessed until all items are returned.

Fees for loss or Replacement

  • Total replacement cost is $230.
  • Individual components: $199 hotspot, $15 case, $15 charger.
  • Data plan will be cancelled after item is 1 week overdue. This means that the device will no longer provide Internet access.