Cell Phones, Computers, WiFi (a.k.a. Being Connected to the World)
A “pay-as-you-go” cell phone is a good option: you are not locked into a contract and can manage your cell phone expenses. This link collects what features you want in your cell phone service and points to good plans from vendors like Tello, AT&T PREPAID, TracPhone and T-Mobile:
Cricket has a free phone/free service plan for qualifying people. Visit or call the local Cricket Store at 1619 North Atherton St.(in Wal-Mart Plaza) to check out current offerings:
Free access to computers
Centre County Federation of Public Libraries – http://test.ccfpl.org/ There are 6 libraries in the CCFPL located in the following locations. One free library card works in all sites: Aaronsburg, Bellefonte, Centre Hall, Millheim, Philipsburg, State College, The Bookmobile.
Having your own computer (laptop or desktop) enables fast access to employer information and job applications, creating e-mail and LinkedIn accounts, etc. New laptop computers at <$100: