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The Darlington Library is currently closed as preparations begin to configure the new Darlington Library location.
On Saturday evening, October 8, and continuing into Sunday, the library's system application will be undergoing some maintenance. During this time the library catalog and access to eResources may be unavailable. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.
All HCPL locations will be closed Monday, October 10 for Staff In-Service Day.
HCPL Free WiFi - click here for branch locations
All branches of the Harford County Public Library offer free wireless network and Internet access to library users with personal wireless-enabled devices such as laptop computers, tablets, ereaders, PDAs, and cell phones so that you can connect to the Internet or use the library's online resources -including our free premium databases without having to wait for one of the library's computers to become available. Please note that not all devices that are wireless capable are able to make use of HCPL's wireless network.
Your use of the HCPL wireless network implies acceptance of the terms of services explained below.
Connecting your wireless device:
If your laptop or other wi-fi device uses a removable wireless card, make sure it is installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. Depending on what type of wi-fi device you have, how recent it is, and how you have it configured, it may be able to connect to the HCPL wireless network automatically. If it does not, use your device's wi-fi setup software to configure the following:
Your wireless setup software may not require all of the above. You are responsible for understanding how to configure your own wireless device. If you are having difficulty with your IOS or Android device, here are some troubleshooting tips that may help you to connect.
If you cannot connect your IOS (Apple) device to the HCPLPublic network, try these steps:
If you cannot connect your Android device to the HCPLPublic network, try these steps.
If you are still unable to connect, make sure to update your device to the latest version of software.
Terms of Service
Use of the Harford County Public Library wireless network implies understanding of and agreement by you to be bound by the terms of the HCPL Internet Acceptable Use Statement, which is presented when you connect to our network. Please read it before using the service. Failure to comply with the HCPL Internet Acceptable Use Statement can lead to suspension of library privileges and/or prosecution.
In addition, use of the HCPL wireless network implies understanding of and agreement with the following: