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News Release

Moreno Valley Public Library Expands Services by Offering Free Internet Hotspots to Residents

For immediate release: June 5, 2018

Mother and daughter with laptop.

The City of Moreno Valley has unveiled a new program to expand residents’ access to the Internet via portable hotspot devices now available for checkout throughout the Moreno Valley Public Library system. 

Students who do not have Internet accessibility at home have a new – and free – resource to help them complete homework, and a lack of an Internet connection is no longer a barrier to prevent the unemployed from joining the rank of the employed.

A limited number of hotspots are available at each library branch, and can be checked out by library patrons for up to a month. Hotspots can connect up to 10 devices to the Internet simultaneously.

“The Moreno Valley Public Library positively impacts the educational development and job readiness of our residents daily,” said Moreno Valley Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez. “Making Internet hotspots available through the library will make it easier for our children to learn, our residents to find gainful employment, and improve the quality of life for all of us.”

In addition to providing the hotspots for checkout, both library branches will continue to provide free computer and Internet access with a reservation.

Locations and operating hours of Moreno Valley Public Libraries are available here.

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Upon request, this news release will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should direct such requests to Guy Pegan, ADA Coordinator, at 951.413.3120 at least 72 hours before the meeting. The 72-hour notification will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.


Steve Hargis
Strategic Initiatives Manager