Free WiFi

Library WiFi in the Community

This program provides free WiFi at the Lake Meade Park playground and Planters Park picnic tables, weather permitting. You do not need a library card to log on. Service is available, Monday-Thursday, 10 am - 6 pm, and Friday 10 am - 4 pm. 

Fall 2021 Dates

Lake Meade Park (201 Holly Lawn Parkway)

  • Device is under the playground picnic shelter
  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. No service Saturday and Sunday.
  • Service will be unavailable September 6, October 11, November 11, November 24 - 26.

Planters Park (515 York St)

  • Device is by the picnic tables
  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. No service Saturday and Sunday.
  • Service will be unavailable September 6, October 11, November 11, November 24 - 26.

Find all dates in our online calendar

At Library Locations

Free WiFi is also accessible outside any Suffolk Public Library location and on the Library2Go. When library buildings are open, community members can connect to WiFi inside and use a library computer.

Woman laying on ground in park with books and laptop
Woman sitting at picnic table at park scrolling through phone next to laptop

WiFi2Go

Bring the Internet home with Suffolk Public Library’s Mobile Hotspot Lending Program! Library card holders can checkout a hotspot for three weeks at a time. Learn more about the program and how to place a device on hold here.

Suffolk Public Schools Wireless Access Points

SPS offers free WiFi at select schools to assist with virtual learning. This service is for staff and students only and requires a password to log in. 

  • Pioneer Elementary -- main parking lot
  • Lakeland High School -- student parking lot

Free WiFi in Downtown Suffolk

City government buildings, major grocery stores, and fast food restaurants are all reliable sources of free WiFi. Also downtown are St. Paul’s Episcopal and Pour Favor coffee. East of downtown try the East Suffolk Rec Center. Click on this link to see these locations and more in Google Maps. Use the map legend to read the facility address and zoom in to see its location on the map.

NOTE: WiFi service available at these and other businesses is determined by those businesses and can change at any time.

Click the links below to download the screenshots and save to your phone to find WiFi when you’re offline.

Downtown businessesCity buildings

Emergency Broadband Benefit

Do you need help paying your Internet bill? In response to COVID-19, the federal government is offering a subsidy of up to $50 a month to help pay for home Internet service. To sign up ask your Internet provider or click this link for more information.

To qualify for the Emergency Broadband Benefit you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Household income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participate SNAP, Medicaid, or Lifeline
  • Receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision in the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 school year
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year
  • Experienced a substantial loss of income due to job loss or furlough since February 29, 2020 and the household had a total income in 2020 at or below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers
  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider's existing low-income or COVID-19 program