Mobile Hotspot: Sprint Network

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  • Mobile Hotspot utilizing the Sprint Network
  • Micro-USB Charger


The mobile hotspot can be used anywhere* to get a wireless signal and connect any Wi-Fi enabled mobile device, laptop computer, smartphone, tablet, etc. to the Internet.

CADL offers hotspots that utilize the T-Mobile network and ones that utilize the Sprint network for better coverage for all members. CADL members often know best which cellular network works best where they live, so please choose accordingly. View the Sprint coverage map.

*A strong cellular signal is needed; if you're in a location where you do not get cell phone service, the mobile hotspot will not work either.

Average 4G LTE download speeds are between 6 – 8 Megabits per second (Mbps), but performance varies higher and lower depending on a variety of factors. There is no cap on total bandwidth use.

Basic instructions:

  1. Charge the hotspot, if needed.
  2. Turn on the hotspot and wait for it to establish a connection.
  3. On your WiFi enabled device, locate the WiFi network, connect to it, and supply the password. The WiFi network name and password are on the back of the device.

CAUTION: Please avoid overcharging hotspot, which may result in overheating. Unplug the hotspot after charging to avoid overheating. Note the hotspot may become warm while charging, which is not a malfunction. However, stop using immediately if it becomes extremely hot. 

Loan Period and Fines

This item's loan period is two weeks.
A $2.50 per day fee will be applied if material is returned late.


CoolPad Surf Documentation

General Policies

This item is available for check out to CADL cardholders age 18 and older. Borrowers must sign the required Library of Things Agreement acknowledging financial responsibility for lost or damaged equipment.

Due to COVID-19 we are only circulating:

  • Hotspots
  • Chromebook Kits
  • iPad Kits
  • Bus Passes
  • Zoo Passes

The rest of our LOT items are not circulating at this time. 

Items with the location "Library of Things - temporarily not circulating" may still show as available in our catalog. This allows holds to still be placed and will enable CADL to slowly roll out items based on ease of sanitation.

We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to start circulating LOT items again soon. See individual item pages for further details.

CADL circulates many unexpected items. Many have different loan rules. See the quick details here. Item's individual pages have further details.

Library of Things (LOT)

  • check out for 2 weeks
  • ages 18+ only
  • must sign agreement
  • requires valid idenfication
  • may only check out 1 Thing at a time (may still check out other items that are not in LOT collection)
  • adults may check out 1 LOT Thing and 1 LOT Jr Thing at a time
  • late fines vary


  • check out for 2 weeks
  • adult and youth cards
  • late fines 20¢/day
  • may only check out 1 LOT Jr Thing at a time (patrons may still check out other items that are not in LOT collection)
  • look for the Junior tag on the image or item's page to identify

Raising Reader Backpacks (RRB)

  • check out for 3 weeks
  • any age
  • late fines 20¢/day 


  • vary by pass, read pass details