COVID-19 CLOSURE NOTICE: The Library will be closed from Monday, March 16 to Sunday, April 5. CLICK HERE for more information.

CLOSURE NOTICE: The Library will be CLOSED on Sunday, April 12  in observance of Easter. Regular hours will resume on Monday, April 13.

Technology Services

The Huron Public Library provides ongoing tech assistance and programming designed to give patrons the confidence they need to navigate new technologies. For current technology programming, please download the Library's Between the Bookends Quarterly Newsletter that can be found on the homepage or CLICK HERE to view upcoming technology programming.


Technology Assistance: 

Book a Librarian

The Library's Book a Librarian service allows patrons to spend 30 minute sessions with a librarian or IT staff member who can give assistance that is directly tailored to your technology needs. Popular session topics include assitance with: Library apps like Libby or OverDrive, smartphone use, navigating a specific website, and eReader use.

To book an appointment: please call the Library at (419) 433-5009 or send an email to McKenna Leckrone, the Library's Emerging Technology Librarian, at mckenna.leckrone@huronlibrary.org.

 

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Tech Connect with McKenna and Holly

Select Mondays from 3 - 4 pm

Stop by this program and let McKenna and Holly help you with your technology needs. Ask how to use and download apps, how to download books to your smart device, how to save photos, or any other tech questions that you’ve been wondering about. No registration necessary.

NOTE: We are unable to repair broken devices or advise on device or computer hardware issues.

Upcoming Dates:

March 9 and 23 from 3 - 4 pm

April 13 and 27 from 3 - 4 pm

 

 

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Technology Special Collection Materials: 

The Library maintains a small collection of technology materials that are available for loan. 

Wi-Fi Hotspots

The Library is now loaning Wi-Fi Hotspots that can connect multiple devices to the Internet anywhere you can get cell phone service. These devices are perfect for the beach, the park, travel, or any location without access to Wi-Fi.

  • Loan period is 7 days
  • Non-renewable
  • No holds
  • Late fee is $5 per day
  • Replacement/Lost fee is $80
  • must be 18+ to check out
  • Must be checked out and returned to main Circulation Desk

To check out a Wi-Fi Hotspot, patrons must have a valid ID and their library card at the time of check out. A User Agreement Form must also be read and signed by patrons checking out a Hotspot for the first time.

 

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Playaway Launchpads

Playaway Launchpads are portable devices pre-loaded with educational games and videos created just for children. Each Launchpad is labeled with recommended ages and various subjects and can be found in the Youth Services Department next to the Circulation Desk.

  • Loan period is 7 days
  • Late fee is $1 per day
  • Replacement/Lost fee is $139.99
  • Must be checked out and returned to main Circulation Desk

 

 

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Nebula Projectors

The Library also circulates a few portable projectors. These Nebula Projectors can be used to project streaming services like Netflix and Youtube videos or for presentations. NOTE: Patrons are responsible for logging out of accounts upon return of devices. The Library does not provide free access to used streaming services.

  • Loan period is 3 days
  • Non-renewable
  • No holds
  • Late fee is $5 per day
  • Replacement/Lost fee is $300
  • must be 18+ to check out
  • Must be checked out and returned to main Circulation Desk

To check out a Nebula Projector, patrons must have a valid ID and their library card at the time of check out. A User Agreement Form must also be read and signed by patrons checking out a projector for the first time.

 

 

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Charging Cords and Headphones

Forget your charging cord or headphones for a device? We can help! The Library is now loaning multi-device charging cords for items like phones or tablets. Headphones can also be checked out for in-house use on computers or other devices.

  • In-house use only
  • Late fee is $5 per day
  • Replacement/Lost fee is $25
  • Must be checked out and returned to main Circulation Desk

 

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Contact Info

Huron Public Library

333 Williams St.
Huron, Ohio 44839

419- 433-5009
419-433-7228

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