Located on the 2nd floor
16th Judicial Circuit
37W777 IL Route 38, St. Charles, IL 60175
Here is a short summary of low cost internet options, including temporary COVID-19 related packages:
Please Note: Many local public libraries listed here are either currently closed or are only offering remote services due to the pandemic. Check your local library's website to see what services they are offering.
Geneva Public Library
227 S. 7th St., Geneva, IL, 60134 | 630-232-0780
Monday–Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m., Friday–Saturday: 9:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m.
Geneva Public Library does not have hotspot equipment for patrons to check out. The library is allowing patrons to use Wi-Fi and computers in the building on a first come, first serve basis.
Hotspot: No | Wi-Fi: Yes
St. Charles Public Library
1 S. 6th Ave, St. Charles, IL, 60174 | 630-584-0076
Monday–Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m., Friday: 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m., Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Sunday: 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
St. Charles Public Library is allowing patrons to check out hotspot equipment. Patrons may also use Wi-Fi and computers in the building, but they need to make an appointment. Reservations can be made up to a week in advance and are limited to one visit per day. For more information call 630-584-0076 or text 630-998-7275. Patrons can see what other electronic equipment the library offers for check out here.
Hotspot: Yes | Wi-Fi: Yes
Aurora Public Library
Santori Library | 101 S. River St., Aurora, IL, 60506 | 630-264-4117
Eola Road Branch | 555 S. Eola Rd, Aurora, IL, 60504 | 630-898-5220
West Branch | 233 S. Constitution Dr., Aurora, IL, 60506 | 630-844-8695
All Libraries: Sunday: 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday, Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday: 12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., Friday: CLOSED, Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
The Aurora Public Library is allowing patrons to check out hotspot equipment. They are also allowing patrons to use Wi-Fi and computers in the library, but patrons must make an appointment in advance by calling the library branch number.
Hotspot: Yes | Wi-Fi: Yes
Batavia Public Library
10 S Batavia Ave, Batavia, IL, 60510 | 630-879-1393
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday: 4:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
The Batavia Public Library is allowing patrons to check out hotspot equipment, but only Batavia Public Library cardholders. Patrons can use Wi-Fi in the library, but must make an appointment online. Call 630-879-1393 ext. 2 to make your appointment.
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
113 Oak St., North Aurora, IL 60542 | 630-896-0240
Monday, Friday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday: 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Sunday, Wednesday: CLOSED
The North Aurora Public Library is allowing patrons to check out hotspot equipment. They are also allowing patrons to use Wi-Fi and computers in the library (max. 2hr session per day).
Gail Borden Public Library District
Main Building | 270 N. Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120 | 847-742-2411
Monday–Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Sunday: 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Vulnerable population hours are Monday–Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Rakow Branch | 2751 W. Bowes Rd., Elgin, IL, 60124 | 847-531-7271
Monday–Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m., Friday & Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Sunday: 12:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Vulnerable population hours are Monday–Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
South Elgin Branch | 127 South McLean Blvd., South Elgin, IL, 60177 | 847-931-2090
Monday–Thursday: 11:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m., Friday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Sunday: 12:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m. ONLY Grab and Go
Vulnerable population hours are Monday–Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Gail Borden is allowing patrons to check out hotspot equipment, and they are also allowing patrons to use Wi-Fi in the building. To make an appointment to use a computer, call the number associated with the library branch.
Waubonsee Community College
Sugar Grove | Route 47 @ Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, IL 60554-9454
Aurora Downtown | 18 S. River St., Aurora, IL 60506-4134
Aurora Fox Valley | 2060 Ogden Ave, Aurora, IL 60504-7222
Plano | 100 Waubonsee Drive, Plano, IL 60545
Waubonsee offers an open wireless Internet connection for guests on all campuses on the WCC-Guest network (no password required).