Pacific Grove Public Library

Welcome to the Pacific Grove Public Library’s Wireless Network.

To continue, please read this page. Continuing to use PGPL wireless network constitutes agreement with the terms of this policy.

About the wireless network

Pacific Grove Public Library provides 802.11b/g wireless service for public Internet access. Internet connection.

To protect your privacy and prevent spamming, you will not be able to send outbound email using client software (Outlook, Eudora, Thunderbird, etc.) with an unsecured email protocol (SMTP) on the wireless network.  Full email access is available from Web-based providers only.

Printing is not available on the wireless network. If you need to print Web pages, please log into a Library Internet workstation. Library staff cannot help you set up, configure, or troubleshoot your wireless hardware and software; however, Reference staff can suggest books, classes and other resources that may assist you.

Your privacy and security

The wireless network is not encrypted. Other wireless users may intercept any information you send or receive using the wireless network, and web-based security controls may not be sufficient protection. Therefore, the Library recommends that you do not enter credit card numbers, passwords, or other personally identifiable information.

Other wireless users may also be able to view or change files on your computer. The Library recommends that you install and use anti-virus software, firewall software, and current security patches or upgrades on your computer.

Pacific Grove Public Library’s Internet Use Policy

In order to use Pacific Grove Public Library’s Internet service, including the wireless service, you must follow the rules and guidelines contained in the Pacific Grove Public Library’s Internet Use Policy. If you do not follow these rules, you will not be permitted to use the Internet and you may be required to leave the Library.

You use the Library’s wireless network entirely at your own risk. The Pacific Grove Public Library and the City of Pacific Grove shall not be liable for any damage that may occur to any computer, peripheral equipment, or storage media, loss of data, loss of confidential information, unauthorized access to or alteration of data transmissions, and/or any other direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages resulting from or arising out of use of the Library’s Internet service, wireless network, and/or electronic information resources, or inability to use these services, or any other matter relating to these services.

You agree to indemnify and hold the Pacific Grove Public Library and the City of Pacific Grove harmless for any claim or demand, that may be made by any third party due to or arising out of your conduct in connection with any use of the Library’s Internet service, wireless network, and electronic information resources, your provision of content, your violation of this Policy, or any other violation of rights of another person or party.