Wireless Internet Access

Wireless Internet access is available on the first and second floors of the Library of Virginia. Electrical outlets for plugging in laptops are available at the study tables in the second floor Reading Rooms. Printing is available when using the Library's public computer workstations and wireless printing is available on personal laptops.


If you are bringing in your own laptop and wish to use our Internet connection you will need:

Your computer *should* automatically detect the wireless signal if you are inside the Library. When you have  determined that you are connected to the Library's network (LVA-Guest), open/double click on your Web browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari).

Settings - Basic

Connect to Wi-Fi on Windows 11

Connect to Wi-Fi on Windows 10

Connect to Wi-Fi on macOS

Settings - Advanced

For advanced settings we recommend referring to your manufacturer's troubleshooting and technical information. Several links are below for your convenience.

Windows 10 or 11 - http://windows.microsoft.com/

Mac - www.apple.com/support/

Limitations and Disclaimers

Please note that the Library cannot assist you with your laptop, card, configuration or troubleshooting. The Library cannot accept the liability of handling your equipment.

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