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Franklin Public Library

Wireless Access Policy

Adopted October 2021


Wireless access is provided by the Franklin Public Library (FPL) to the public free of charge throughout the building and outside in the reading garden and parking lots 24 hours a day; 7 days a week.

By using the FPL wireless access, the user agrees to the following Terms and Conditions and indemnifies and holds harmless the FPL from any personal or equipment damage, including any third party claims arising from user’s use of the FPL wireless access. 

Terms and Conditions:

  • FPL staff can provide general information about connecting your device to the wireless network but cannot troubleshoot any problems related to your device.
    • There is no guarantee that your device will work with the FPL’s wireless access points.
  • The FPL assumes no responsibility for any alterations to or interference with a laptop’s configuration, operation, or data files resulting from connection to the wireless network.
  • The FPL accepts no responsibility for any software downloaded and/or installed, email opened, or site accessed while patrons are using the FPL wireless internet access.
  • The FPL is not responsible for damage, theft or loss of a patron’s equipment, data files or other personal property while using the wireless network.
  • User is responsible for virus and security protection as the FPL wireless network is not secure.
    • The FPL is not responsible for the privacy of information that may be transferred over the library’s network.
    • User is responsible for any damage done to the patron’s equipment or self from malware or identity theft.
  • User will not send, receive or display obscene or pornographic material.
  • Unauthorized downloading of copyrighted material(s) is strictly forbidden.
  • Any attempt to circumvent FPL wireless access procedures, or any unauthorized attempt to access or manipulate the FPL network or equipment will result in permanent disconnection from the library’s wireless network.
  • Printing is not available via the wireless connection.

Violation of this policy may result in suspension or revocation of FPL privileges.