Accessing the Livermore Public Library's Wireless Service
- Portable devices with wireless adaptors have free wireless access in all areas of the Civic Center Library, including the Café, the Rincon Branch Library, and the Springtown Branch Library. A wireless device can be a laptop, smartphone, tablet or some PDAs.
- Many wireless devices will automatically sense when a new wireless network is available. When this happens:
- A pop-up box appears in the bottom right corner of the screen stating: “Wireless networks are available, click here to view wireless networks”.
- Or the patron may have to manually detect the new wireless network:
- To do this they must right click on the wireless icon in the bottom right corner of the screen to initiate the “View Wireless Networks” dialog popup.
- This icon generally looks like a computer screen, together, with a set of wavy lines emitting from it. Your own wireless symbol may be different
- Choose "Livermore Public" and click "Connect", wait about 30 seconds or so and then open your web browser.
- The Library Wireless Connection is an unsecured connection.
- Use at your own risk
- Use security software
- Use up to date antivirus software
- Your portable device has to have a wireless adaptor
- If you do not have wireless, the Library provides network cables for your RJ45 port. These are usable at some tables with lamps on them.
- Windows 2000 or more recent equivalent operating system is recommended.
- The wireless technologies supported are IEEE 802.11a , 802.11b, and 802.11g.
- This is an open, free, unsecured network.
- It is your responsibility to secure your own device.