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Welcome to DeKalb County Public Library!

Thank you for par­tic­i­pat­ing in the Take­out Tech Chromebook/​Hotspot Lend­ing Pro­gram. We hope you’re find­ing your devices easy to use. If you need assis­tance, please check out the FAQs below or send us a mes­sage using the con­tact form at the bot­tom of the page.


FAQs

Par­tic­i­pants agree to: 

  • Respond to sur­veys and oth­er eval­u­a­tions about the program
  • Fol­low the con­di­tions list­ed in the State­ment of Respon­si­bil­i­ty and the Inter­net Use Policy
  • Con­tact the library as soon as pos­si­ble if items are lost, stolen or dam­aged at 404.508.7190 ext. 2287

You can keep the hotspot and Chrome­book through Novem­ber 2022

Wire­less print­ing is avail­able at all of our libraries. For more infor­ma­tion on how to print wire­less­ly, click here.

If you need help with using the Chrome­book or hotspot, are expe­ri­enc­ing tech­ni­cal dif­fi­cul­ties, or if your devices are not work­ing, please con­tact us by fill­ing out this form.

For hotspot issues, you may con­tact the hotspot ser­vice provider, Kajeet, direct­ly at 1.877.852.5338.

Some pages may not load due to fil­ters in place in com­pli­ance with the Chil­dren’s Inter­net Pro­tec­tion Act. Addi­tion­al­ly, the hotspot may not allow access to cer­tain stream­ing ser­vices or oth­er web­sites, includ­ing but not lim­it­ed to Net­flix, Hulu, or Disney+.

If you have trou­ble con­nect­ing to a site, con­tact the hotspot ser­vice provider, Kajeet, at 1.877.852.5338. They will be able to tell you whether this is an error with the hotspot or a site blocked by their service.

Rec­om­mend­ed Resources

Here’s a few of our favorite library resources to get you start­ed. For a com­plete list of free online resources you can access with your library card, click here.

OverDrive / Libby

OverDrive / Libby

eBooks, eAu­dio and Mag­a­zines. 20 check­outs and 15 holds at a time for eBooks and eAu­dio. Unlim­it­ed check­outs, no wait­ing for Magazines.

Avail­able on desk­top or most devices through the Lib­by app.

Get the app: iOS | Android

Need help using OverDrive / Libby? Click here!

Online Tutoring

Online Tutoring

Help­Now pro­vides free home­work help and online tutor­ing for grades 3 – 12 for math, Eng­lish, sci­ence and social stud­ies. Chat with a tutor from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM sev­en days a week. Test prepa­ra­tion, writ­ing assis­tance and career resources are also pro­vid­ed for K‑12, adult and ESL learners.

Get the app: iOS | Android

Need help using Online Tutoring? Click here!

hoopla

hoopla

Music, TV, Movies, Comics, eBooks, eAu­dio — instant access, no holds, no wait­ing. Stream or down­load using the hoopla app (rec­om­mend­ed) or in your brows­er. 10 check­outs per month.

Get the app: iOS | Android | Amazon

Need help using hoopla? Click here!

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

Thou­sands of online cours­es to learn in-demand skills from real-world indus­try experts. Also avail­able through the LinkedIn Learn­ing app. Library ID is dekalb

Need help using LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)? Click here!

Con­tact Us

If you need help with using the Chrome­book or hotspot, are expe­ri­enc­ing tech­ni­cal dif­fi­cul­ties, or if your devices are not work­ing, con­tact us by fill­ing out the form below. 

Please describe the issue(s) you are having.