Wireless Network Use Policy

When signing in to the Mount Gilead Public Library Wireless Network, users will be prompted to “AGREE” to the following terms and conditions:


Mount Gilead Public Library

Mount Gilead Public Library and the State Library of Ohio are pleased to provide Internet access to the community via the Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN). The Internet is an unrestricted global entity with a highly diverse user population and patrons use it at their own risk. As with other library resources, it is the patron, or the parent or legal guardian of minor children, who assumes responsibility for supervising access to Internet resources. Information available through the Internet is not guaranteed to be accurate, authoritative, factual, or complete and the availability of information accessed via the library’s network does not constitute any endorsement or ratification of that information.

                Patrons may access the Internet with personal wireless devices via the library’s wireless network. The wireless device may require configuration, but the library staff can only provide general assistance and is not responsible for any changes to personal software or hardware settings.

                By using the library’s network, you agree…

  • To abide by the library’s Acceptable Use Policy, available from the library staff upon request.
  • To respect the privacy of others by not misrepresenting yourself as another user, by not attempting to modify of gain access to files, passwords, or data belonging to others, by not seeking unauthorized access to any computer system, or by damaging or altering software components of any computer, network device, or database.
  • Not to use the library’s network for unauthorized=, illegal or unethical purposes.
  • Not to send, receive, download, or display text or graphics which may reasonably be construed as sexually explicit, promoting drugs or various illegal acts.

The use of OPLIN and the Internet to engage in any activity which constitutes violation of local, state, and/or federal laws is strictly prohibited.

All users of this service agree to hold Mount Gilead Public Library harmless from any and all claims, losses, damages, obligations, or liabilities directly or indirectly relating to the use of the library’s wireless network and the Internet, caused thereby or arising therefrom. In no event shall Mount Gilead Public Library or OPLIN have any liability for lost profits or for indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages or any liability to any their party, even if Mount Gilead Public Library is advised of the possibility of such damages.