LaunchpadLaunchpads are 100% secure tablets designed specifically for children. Each tablet comes pre-loaded with learning apps and games grouped by subject area, theme, age, and grade level. The Launchpads can be
checked out for 7 days with a library card.


9781400697489_p3_v2_s550x406 You can borrow a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7″ tablet from each library with a library card & state issued photo ID. Each tablet is preloaded with over 30 Nook ebook titles (see title lists below) and the following apps:

  • Chrome
  • Libby
  • Hoopla
  • Flipster
  • GoChip
  • Solitaire
  • Earth
  • Google Maps
  • Netflix
  • YouTube
  • DuoLingo

In order to checkout a tablet, you must be 18 years old and a Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library cardholder in good standing for a minimum of 30 days . The tablets can be checked out from the library for 14 days.


HotspotsZTE Hotspot

Alert:Due to high demand, the Wi-Fi Hotspots will require a reservation starting October 1, 2018.

Hotspots allow users to access the internet from home and on the go. The hotspots are connected to the Sprint network and will allow unlimited 4G data access. The hotspots allow up to 5 devices to be connected at any time. You can share you internet connection with family, friends, and co-workers. The hotspot requires a strong cellular signal to work. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and computers can access the internet with a mobile hotspot. For more information, click here.

Launchpad, Tablet, and Hotspot Lending Restrictions

Only 1 Launchpad, tablet, and/or hotspot may be checked out to a cardholder. Tablets, Launchpads, and hotspots may not be circulated through interlibrary loan. These items must be returned to the library where the device was checked out. They cannot be returned to other Clevnet libraries. Electronic devices should be returned directly to the Circulation Desk. Dropping the device in the book drop will result in a fine. Some items may require an additional Borrower Agreement to be signed & completed at the time of checkout of the item.

  • Items are not holdable
  • Renewals are not permitted
Material Loan Period Daily Fine Maximum Fine
Launchpad 7 Days $1.00 $15.00
Tablet 14 Days $5.00 $20.00
Hotspot 7 Days $2.50 $15.00

GoChip Beams

The Beam is a hotspot for watching high quality TV and movies on your smartphone, tablet, or computer, even without the internet. Each hotspot is pre-loaded with 5 different movies or an entire season of a TV show. Up to 8 users can simultaneously access the GoChip Beam at the same time. The hotspot contains a rechargeable battery that lasts 5.5 hours. You can check out a GoChip with your library card. To get started you will need to download the GoChip app, setup a GoChip account, and connect to the hotspot in your device’s Wi-Fi settings.

  • Items are not holdable
  • Renewals are not permitted