Borrow Devices for Free

Windows Laptops

Patrons with a library card or StudentAccess account may borrow a Windows-based laptop computer for up to 21 days. To place a hold on a laptop, click here.

These devices are intended to help community members with limited or no computer access.

This program was supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of NC, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS-246551-OLS-20).

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Chromebooks​

 

Patrons with a library card or StudentAccess account may borrow a Chromebook for up to 21 days. To place a hold on a Chromebook, click here.

These devices are intended to help community members with limited or no computer access.

 

Chromebooks were purchased with grant funds from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the State Library of North Carolina (LS-250229-OLS-21).

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Hotspots

 

Patrons with a library card or StudentAccess account may borrow a Hotspot for up to 21 days. To place a hold on a Hotspot, click here.

These devices are intended to help community members with limited or no internet access and may be borrowed along with any of the other devices on this page.

Hotspots were purchased with grant funds from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the State Library of North Carolina (LS-250229-OLS-21).

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eReaders

PLJCS lends eReaders for up to 21 days. These devices come with the Libby app preloaded, where you'll find our collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks for teens and adults.  With Libby, you'll also be able to access the NC Kids Digital Library! eReaders are first-come-first-served and cannot be placed on hold. To check availability, click here.

These devices are intended to allow patrons to try out an eReader to see if they enjoy the Libby app.

Our OverDrive opening-day collection and eReaders were funded in part by a grant from the Johnston County Unrestricted Endowment Fund, which is administered by the North Carolina Community Foundation.

Please note: 

 

PLJCS staff can only provide limited troubleshooting assistance on borrowed devices.

 

PLJCS is not responsible for any liability, damages, or expense resulting from use or misuse of any of these devices, nor information accessed or shared while using any of these device. Use of a library-owned electronic device constitutes an agreement to abide by our Internet Access Policy. Patrons must read and sign a PLJCS Device Checkout Agreement Form every time they borrow a Laptop or Chromebook.