Mobile HotSpots

Guidelines for Borrowing and Use of the Mobile HotSpots


  • Patrons must be 21 years of age or older to check out a Mobile HotSpot.
  • A vaild Stokes Brown Public Library account ('Adult' card only - NO teacher's cards can be used) AND a current driver's license, passport, or military, photo ID must be presented at the time of checkout.
  • Patron must be a current Robertson County resident (no exceptions).
  • Patrons must be in good standing with the Library, with a current address on file and no fines above $5.00.
  • Mobile HotSpots may only be checked out from and RETURNED TO the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor at the Stokes Brown Public Library.
  • Mobile HotSpots may be checked out for one week with NO renewals.
  • Overdue Mobile HotSpots will be deactivated after 48 hours of due date.
  • A reactivation fee of $5.00 will be charged to your account if device is deactivated.
  • Three deactivations will result in a three month suspension of HotSpot privileges.
  • The Mobile HotSpot can provide Wi-Fi internet access for up to 10 devices.
  • A patron cannot be placed on hold for a Mobile Hotspot if they have one already checked out to them.  As such, a patron in a household cannot be placed on hold for a Mobile Hotspot if another Hotspot is already checked out to another patron in that same household.
  • Note to Parents/Guardians:  Internet content filtering is NOT provided through the Stokes Brown Public Library (SBPL) Wireless Hotspot.  Parents/Guardians are responsible for monitoring what their children access via the the SBPL Wireless HotSpot.


Fines and Liability


  • The overdue fine is $3.00 per day until returned.
  • Patrons will be charged $20.00 for Mobile HotSpots returned to a bookdrop (indoor or outdoor).  
  • Two violations of this return policy will result in the loss of privilege of checking out Mobile HotSpots.
  • The Mobile HotSpot should be kept in a temperature-controlled environment.                                                                   DO NOT leave it in your car.
  • The patron is responsible for costs associated with loss or damage of the Mobile HotSpot and/or peripherals.


Mobile HotSpot Replacement Costs Due to Loss or Damage


  • Mobile HotSpot Unit:  $115.00
  • Power Adaptor:  $10.00
  • Power Cord:  $10.00
  • Case:  $15.00