Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPoC) community members can check out a Chromebook (laptop) and/or hotspot (internet access) for up to 6 months, and will not be charged for late, lost, or damaged items. Following the library’s priorities, Chromebooks and hotspots are loaned to community members most impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The following list of community organizations can help residents access the program:
• Multnomah County Healthy Birth Initiative
• Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice
• Lutheran Community Services Network
• Multnomah County Developmental Disabilities
• New Avenues for Youth
• Multnomah County Library through the library's Black Cultural Library Advocate staff, WSYL (We Speak Your Language) Programming, which includes, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Vietnamese community programming, and maker space staff.