WiFi @ Your Library

All locations of the Ventura County Library* have wireless access!

* except the Museum of Ventura County - Research Library 

 What you need to connect:
  • A Ventura County Library card and a PIN number
  • A wireless network interface card, 802.11b or later; newer laptops have built-in cards
  • A charged battery; electrical plugs may not be accessible
  • Compatible headphones if you plan to use audio files

Locate avalilable wireless networks:

  • For PCs… double click on the wireless icon in systray (right bottom) OR
    • (Win Vista, XP) Start => Connect to => Show all connections 
    • (Win 2000) Start => Settings=> Network Connections
    • Double click =>Wireless Network connection
    • View Wireless Networks. Double click on Ventura County Library network
  • For Macs….
    • Use the Airport Setup Assistant program. See desk staff for handout
    • Locate the Ventura County Library wireless network
  • Once connected, open your browser (e.g., Internet Explorer)
  • Wait up to 15 seconds for Login page
  • Type in your barcode and PIN number
  • Accept the Terms of Service
  • Login

Important, please note:

  • Printing is currently not available from the wireless network
  • Wireless is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week [subject to local access & authority]
  • Library staff cannot assist patrons with technical issues

Printable screenshot handouts:


Have questions?
See our complete FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page