This month, Arkansas Children’s Hospital announced that they are providing free community Wi-Fi hotspots in the parking lots of three Arkansas Children’s facilities. This is great news for virtual students who need a reliable internet connection or simply a change in scenery. We’ll share details on internet hotspots around the metro and a few cost-effective ways to connect at home. 

Free Wi-Fi Hotspots Around the City

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Locations 

Look for signage with directions on how to connect at these facilities. No password is required — although masks and social distancing is a must. 

  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital | 1009 Wolfe St., Little Rock

  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital Southwest Little Rock Community Clinic | 9015 Dailey Drive, Little Rock

  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital Jonesboro Clinic | 520 Carson St., Jonesboro

Central Arkansas Library System Branches 

CALS guest Wi-Fi may be accessed inside and outside of their buildings. No password is required, your device should automatically connect. 

  • Adolphine Fletcher Terry Library | 2015 Napa Valley Drive, Little Rock

  • Amy Sanders Library | 10200 Johnson Drive, Sherwood

  • Dee Brown Library | 6325 Baseline Road, Little Rock

  • Esther DeWitt Nixon Library | 703 W. Main St., Jacksonville

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library & Learning Center | 4800 W. 10th St., Little Rock

  • John Gould Fletcher Library | 823 North Buchanan St., Little Rock

  • Maumelle Library | 10 Lake Pointe Dr. Maumelle

  • Max Milam Library | 609 Aplin Ave., Perryville

  • Millie Brooks Library | 13024 Hwy. 365, Wrightsville

  • Oley E. Rooker Library | 11 Otter Creek Court, Little Rock

  • Roosevelt Thompson Library | 38 Rahling Circle, Little Rock

  • Sidney S. McMath Library | 2100 John Barrow Road, Little Rock

  • Sue Cowan Williams Library | 1800 Chester St., Little Rock

Affordable Options for Low-Income Households 

Qualified households will be able to apply to affordable Wi-Fi to help with virtual school, homework and more. Check out these two programs to see if they fit your family’s needs. 

  • Spectrum | Learn more about their Internet Assist program here. Eligible households can qualify for Wi-Fi for as little as $5/month. 

  • Internet Essentials | Comcast has recently expanded their Internet Essentials program to include households that qualify for the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI and others. Learn more here