The device and service can be borrowed for up to 1 year. Service expires on the date listed on the front of the hotspot box.
The program is absolutely FREE. There are no fees for the device or service. If the device is lost or not returned, the fine is $100, and your library card will be blocked until the device is returned or the fine is paid.
Major support for the Library's HotSpot Program is provided by Google; the Knight News Challenge, an initiative of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; Open Society Foundations; and Robin Hood Foundation.