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CDL is now lending mobile hotspots! What are hotspots?  They are small, battery powered devices that provide internet access to smartphones, tablets, computers and other wireless devices through a cellular network.  Hot spots can be used in a car, home or anywhere else.  Service is dependent on the availability of the TMobile network where the hotspot is being used. Up to 10 devices can connect to the hotspot at one time and will provide unlimited internet service.

To see a network map visit the coverage map HERE

Who can borrow a hotspot?   

Cardholders age 18+ in good standing.

Where can I check out and return the hotspot to?

  • The following branches will house hotpots for checkout:  Bancroft, Corunna, Morrice and Perry. They are requestable and can be inter-library loaned to to any CDL branch.  How long can I keep the hotspot?
  • The hotspot can be checked out for 7 days and renewed if there are no holds pending.
  • The hotspot will be deactivated 48 hours of the due date.

Can I reserve a hotspot?

  • Yes, hotspots can be reserved online using your library card.

What is the cost?

  • They are free to check out.
  • A late fee of $2.00 per day is charged. If the hotspot is not returned within 30 day of the due date a the borrower is responsible for the full replacement cost of $110.00.

What happens if the hotspot is lost or damaged?

  • The borrower will be charged for the hotspot and/or any accessory not returned or damaged.

Replacement Costs:

  • Hotspot Unit: $75.00
  • Power Adapter: $10.00
  • Power Cord: $10.00
  • Case: $15.00

Can I connect multiple devices to the hotspot?

  • Up to 10 devices can connect to a hotspot

 

 


Launchpad Catalog

Launchpad Learning Tablets are secure learning tablets designed specifically for young children. They are preloaded with ad-free STEM, language-learning, art, and music apps selected by experienced curriculum experts.


Subject areas on the Launchpads meet widely recognized learning objectives, ranging from math and science to critical thinking and creativity. Designed to capture the attention and imaginations of young children, the themed learning packs include popular kids’ characters, animals, vehicles, marine life, and more.

Launchpads are available for check-out for a one-week period, on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Launchpads should be recharged before being returned . Overdue fines are $1 per day.

 

 

 

 

 

 Tuesday, October 1
 New Lothrop - Soctober Begins
 1:00 Corunna - Knitting Club for Beginners & Experienced
 3:15 Morrice - Tabletop Tuesday
 4:00 Perry - Snackcrate Taste the World

Wednesday, October 2
3:00 Byron - Gaming Club

Thursday, October 3
11:00 Morrice - Story Time PIPS (Pretty Important People)
1:00 Bancroft - Story Hour
2:45 Corunna - Snackcrate Taste the World
3:15 Morrice – Page Turners

Friday, October 4
10:30 Corunna - Story Time

Monday, October 7
Perry - Frappe Day
10:15  Corunna ~ Book Club
3:30 Lennon - Stocking Stuffer #4 Refrigerator Magnets
5:00 Perry – Crochet

Tuesday, October 8
2:00 Lennon - Tuesday Tea at 2
3:15 Morrice - Tabletop Tuesday

Wednesday, October 9
6:00 New Lothrop - Ladies Night Out

Thursday, October 10
11:00 Morrice - Story Time PIPS (Pretty Important People)
1:00 Bancroft - Story Hour
3:15 Morrice - PageTurners
4:00 Byron - Story Time

Friday, October 11
10:30 Corunna - Story Time

Monday, October 14
2:45 New Lothrop - Imagination Station
4:00 Perry - Halloween Mesh Tree

Tuesday, October 15
9:00 Friends of the Community District Library - Corunna/Caledonia
11:00 Perry - Story Time, Craft & Snack
3:15 Morrice - Tabletop Tuesday

Wednesday, October 16
3:00 Byron - Gaming Club
3:30 Lennon - Tripod Centerpieces
4:00 New Lothrop - Story Hour with Ms. Karen & Mr. Bunny

Thursday, October 17
10:00 Friends Book & Bake Sale - Corunna
11:00 Morrice - Story Time PIPS (Pretty Important People)
1:00 Bancroft - Story Hour
3:15 Morrice – PageTurners

Friday, October 18
10:00 Friends Book & Bake Sale - Corunna
10:30 Corunna - Story Time

Saturday, October 19
10:00 Friends Book & Bake Sale – Corunna

Monday, October 21
8:30 Library Staff Meeting
10:30 Corunna - Coloring & Conversation
2:45 New Lothrop - Make a Monster Puppet
5:00 Perry – Crochet

Tuesday, October 22
3:15 Morrice - Tabletop Tuesday
6:00 Corunna - Coloring & Conversation

Wednesday, October 23
3:00 Byron - Gaming Club
6:00 Perry - Witches, Wizards, Potions & Magic with Longway Planetarium

Thursday, October 24
11:00 Morrice - Story Time PIPS (Pretty Important People)
1:00 Bancroft - Story Hour
3:15 Morrice - PageTurners
4:00 Byron - Story Time
Thursday, October 24
6:00 Corunna - Shiawassee Area Writers Meeting

Friday, October 25
10:30 Corunna - Story Time

Monday, October 28
4:00 Lennon - Monthly Book Club
6:00 Morrice - Monthly Book Club

Tuesday, October 29
3:15 Morrice - Tabletop Tuesday
6:00 Corunna - Pumpkin Sculpting with S3Arts

Wednesday, October 30
5:00 Perry - Halloween Movie & Pizza

Thursday, October 31
New Lothrop - Soctober Ends
11:00 Morrice - Story Time PIPS (Pretty Important People)
1:00 Bancroft - Story Hour
3:15 Morrice - PageTurners

 

 

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