Wireless Access

The Woodward Public Library provides wireless Internet access via an open, unsecured wireless network for library customers with laptop computers or wireless devices capable of receiving a wireless signal.
Use of this wireless network is entirely at the risk of the user.
The Woodward Public Library, its board of directors, and the City of Woodward, its officers, agents, servants, employees, volunteers, representatives, or advisors are not responsible for any and all claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses arising either directly or indirectly from the use of the library’s wireless network whether or not caused in whole or in part by alleged negligence of the Woodward Public Library, its board of directors, and the City of Woodward, its officers, agents, servants, employees, volunteers, representatives, or advisors.

Usage Policy

There are no age requirements or restrictions; however, parents, guardians, or legal caregivers of children under 18 years of age should take responsibility in supervising their children’s proper and safe use of the Internet.
It is strongly recommended that you do not use such a network to transmit personal, financial, or legal data. It is not possible for the library to protect you against malicious theft or interception of such data transmitted over our network whether accessed externally or internally.
Printing access is not available via the wireless connection.
All library customers are expected to use the library’s resources, including the library’s wireless network, in a responsible and courteous manner consistent with the educational and informational purposes for which the resources are provided.
Wireless Internet access in the library is governed by the library’s Internet & Computer Policy.
The following policies are in addition to the library’s Internet & Computer Policy.

Actions that are detrimental or inappropriate when accessing the library and Internet resources include but are not limited to those listed below:
The library does not supply or loan network cards.
Library staff provides no technical assistance for wireless networking.
User shall not extend or modify the network in any way. The library reserves the right to remove or disable any unauthorized access points.
Users will be responsible for all costs associated with purchase, installation, operation, and support of wireless adapters in client computers.
Any attempt to break into or gain unauthorized access to any computers or systems from a wireless connection is prohibited.
Any effort to circumvent the security systems designed to prevent unauthorized access to the library’s wireless network may result in the suspension of all access.
By choosing to use this free service, users agree to abide by this policy and the library’s Internet & Computer policy which may be viewed at the front desk.