Connected Devices (Chromebook) Program

Computers for the People: Bridging the Digital Divide

Providing one Chromebook per household/address in Maryland for income-eligible families. 


Where Can I Get a Free Chromebook?

Visit one of the Ruth Enlow Library branches during open hours - check the list of items to bring with you below. 

What are the income guidelines? 

The adjusted gross income of the household must be at or below the levels listed below: 

















For each
person add:





What Do I Need to Bring?

You must complete a simple application form - you can get a paper copy at the library or you can download the Document Garrett County chromebook program application (398.47 KB) to print and bring with you to one of the libraries during regular open hours.

You must also bring documents to:

  1. Verify your identity (Drivers license or other government ID)
  2. Confirm your place of residence (drivers license or utility bill with your name and current address)
  3. Show your income qualifies your household for the program (bring one of these):
  • SNAP/EBT Card (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamps)
  • Proof of enrollment in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) with your internet provider
  • Medicaid
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
  • Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
  • Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant in the current award year
  • 2022 (or 2023) Federal Tax Return or Maryland State Tax Return
  • Garrett Co. Community Action Energy Assistance

Questions? Call 301-914-1543

Need help with your Chromebook?

Call the tech support help line Monday to Friday 10 am to 8 pm; Saturday 10 am to 5 pm at:

866-206-8467 or contact Marylanders Online

This program by Garrett County Government in partnership with the Ruth Enlow Libraries of Garrett County is made possible through a Connected Devices Grant from the Office of Statewide Broadband at the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.