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Wi-Fi Zone Guidelines

See also the Wireless Internet Access Policy.

The Scarsdale Public Library is pleased to offer free wireless Internet access to patrons with wireless-enabled devices. Our Wi–Fi Zone has been designed to support a wide-range of 802.11g (Wi-Fi) laptops, PDAs and other devices. Patrons are responsible for selecting and installing security protection and current virus definitions on their devices.

Search for available wireless signals using your device. Look for SCALIBRARY and connect to our network. Once you connect, open an internet browser. You will be redirected from your homepage to a validation page where you must accept the terms of using our open wireless network to continue. Once you click accept you will be connected to the internet. See more detailed instructions for specific operating systems and devices below.

Locations

The Wi-Fi Zone can be accessed from the Reference Room, Reading Room, Mezzanine, Jaffin Room, Scott Room and Library Plaza.

Detailed Connection Instructions

For Windows XP

  • Right-click the network connection icon in the notification area, and then clickView Available Wireless Networks.
  • In Connect to Wireless Network, under Available Networks, click the wireless network that you want to connect to (SCALIBRARY).
  • Click Connect.
  • Open an internet browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, etc). You will be redirected from your homepage to a validation page where you must accept the terms of using our open network to continue.
  • Once you click accept you will be able to access the internet.

For Windows Vista

  • Click Start and then click Connect to.
     
  • Click the wireless network to which you want to connect (SCALIBRARY), and then click Connect.
  • Open an internet browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, etc). You will be redirected from your homepage to a validation page where you must accept the terms of using our open network to continue.
  • Once you click accept you will be able to access the internet.

Macintosh Network settings

MAC OS X

  • Click the AirPort Menu and choose SCALIBRARY from the list of available networks.
  • Open an internet browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, etc). You will be redirected from your homepage to a validation page where you must accept the terms of using our open network to continue.
  • Once you click accept you will be able to access the internet.

iPhone, iTouch, and iPad

  • Open the Settings App.
  • Under Settings select Wi-Fi
  • Under Choose a Network select SCALIBRARY.
  • Open your Safari (internet browser) App. You will be redirected from your homepage to a validation page where you must accept the terms of using our open network to continue.
  • Once you click accept you will be able to access the internet.