The library has 4 Portable Chargers (2 for in-house use and 2 Solar chargers), 8 Samsung Galaxy Tablets, 2 Rokus, and 2 Pocket WiFi Hotspots.
RavPower Solar Chargers - NEW!
Two portable Solar Chargers are now available at the Circulation Desk for you to check out for 1 week. Charge up to three devices at once in dry weather. Each charger comes with 3 USB cables. To check one out you need a current Newington Library card and must be 18 years of age or older. These devices are available on a first-come/first-serve basis, are not renewable and have an overdue fine of $5.00 per day.
Two Portable Chargers are now available at the Reference Desk for you to borrow in the library. Charge your iOS or Android device while in the library. Each Charger comes with a black micro-USB cord and a white Lightning cord. Just bring your photo I.D. to the Reference Desk to borrow a Charger for as long as a full day. Patrons must be 18 years of age or older to borrow a Portable Charger.
Samsung Galaxy Tablets
The library has eight 7 inch Nook Samsung Galaxy Tablets for you to check out for 3 weeks.
Two tablets come pre-loaded with new bestseller eBooks for adults, and two more tablets are pre-loaded with children's nutmeg eBooks and other popular titles for children.
The other four tablets are each loaded with exciting apps in various categories such as magazines, social media, news, games, email, movies, music, sports, food, weather and more!
To check out one of these tablets come to the Adult Information Desk with your current library card. Patrons must be 18 years of age or older to check out these Samsung Galaxy Tablets.
Netflix now Streaming at the Library!
Check out one of our Roku sticks from the library and see what it’s all about!
Roku is a device that streams popular movies, TV shows, music and other entertainment to your television over your wireless internet connection. Check out a Roku stick from the library, connect it directly into your television HDMI port and start watching your favorite movie or TV show! Along with Netflix, the Roku has several additional channels that offer more movies and TV selections as well as Pandora, YouTube and Facebook. This service is available to our patrons who are 18 years of age or older who have a valid library card.
The Roku circulates for 1 week, is not renewable and overdue fines are $1.00/day. A hold may be placed on a Roku.
Pocket WiFi Hotspot
Access the Internet while on the go with one of our new Pocket WiFi Hotspots!
Our Hotspots come in a case with a USB cable, charging adapter, and instructions on how to access the Internet and connect up to nine devices at once. To check one out you need a current Newington Library card and must be 18 years of age or older. These devices can be checked out for 1 week, are not renewable and have an overdue fine of $1.00 per day. A hold can be placed on a Hotspot.