Summer Reading is starting soon! We’ve got a super line up of stories, books, tales and tails this year.
We’re gearing up for a fun summer!
Read on to see a sampling of events and more going on in June and July.
Anime Club: Every other Tuesday from 6 to 7 pm
DIY Self-Care Craft: Every other Wednesday from 2 to 4 pm
Improve overall mind, body, and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. Thursdays in June & July at 9:30 am at the Legion Park, El Reno
Story Time in the Park: Saturdays June & July at 10 am in Legion Park
Book Club and Coffee
Adult Book Club: June 12, July 10, August 14 at 2 pm
Iron Tree Coffee
Emergency Broadband Benefit is Helping Households Connect During the Pandemic
We’re getting the word out about FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit. People need broadband to do all kinds of things now. It’s a must for households gain access to jobs, healthcare services, virtual school, and so much more.
What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit?
The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The benefit offers:
- Up to $50 per month discount for broadband service
- Up to $75 per month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands
- A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet bought through a participating provider if the household contributes more than $10 but less than $50 toward the purchase price.
Limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.
Who Can Apply
A household is eligible if someone in the household meets one of these criteria:
- Has an income that is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, or Lifeline.
- Gets benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program or did so in the 2019-2020 school year.
- Got a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year.
- Had a substantial loss of income due to job loss or furlough since February 29, 2020.
- Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating broadband provider’s existing low-income or COVID-19 program.
Learn more: FAQs for Emergency Broadband Benefit
3 Ways to Apply
- Contact your preferred participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process. See Providers in Oklahoma: Emergency Broadband Benefit Providers in Oklahoma
- Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to apply online.
- Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application, and return it with proof of eligibility to:
Emergency Broadband Support Center
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40742
Questions and Answers about the Broadband Benefit
Do I get the Funds Each Month?
No, the participating broadband provider will get the funds directly from the EBB program.
Which Providers are Participating?
Broadband providers choose whether or not to participate. See a list of Providers in Oklahoma.
Will I Be Automatically Billed at Higher Rates if the Program Ends?
No. Households will need to opt-in to keep their service once the EBB program ends.
See more questions and answers: FAQs for Emergency Broadband Benefit