December 21, 2020

Mid-Columbia Libraries expands free internet access at libraries


Mid-Columbia Libraries, NoaNet, and Paramount Communications have partnered to expand free internet access for residents in Benton County with the recent installation of Wi-Fi hotspots at several Mid-Columbia Libraries branches that can be utilized in Benton City, Keewaydin Park, Kennewick, and West Richland branches. Prosser library, also part of the MCL system, already offered expanded Wi-Fi.

The new library hotspots complement existing Benton PUD hotspot locations. Read more from NBC Right Now and see the full list below:


  • Mid-Columbia Libraries’ Benton City Branch, 810 Horne Dr. Benton City,


  • Mid-Columbia Libraries’ Keewaydin Branch, 405 S. Dayton St. Kennewick, WA
  • Mid-Columbia Libraries’ Kennewick Branch, 1620 S. Union St. Kennewick, WA
  • Old Welch’s Building, 200 N. Washington St. Kennewick, WA (south of Columbia Dr.)
  • Old Tri-City Herald Building, 10 N. Dayton St. Kennewick, WA (south of the building)
  • DMV and Verizon Store, 3311 W. Clearwater Ave, Kennewick, WA
  • Former Subway Restaurant, 7504 W Clearwater Ave. Kennewick, WA
  • Orchard View Substation, 603 S. Columbia Center Blvd. Kennewick, WA


  • Housel Middle School, 2001 Highland Dr. Prosser, WA Mid-Columbia
  • Libraries’ Prosser Branch, 902 7th St. Prosser, WA


  • Mid-Columbia Libraries’ West Richland Branch, 3803 W. Van Giesen St. West Richland, WA