Technology Services

The library offers internet computers and printers, wireless internet access, classes on basic computer literacy topics, and help with using the computers. For information call the Computer Help Desk at (708) 428-5171.


Printing, Scanning, and Faxing

Printouts are $0.10 per page for black and white, $1.00 per page for color.

Scanning can easily be done at the copy machine located on the second floor in the IT Commons area. Scanned documents can be saved to a USB drive for no charge.

Faxes are $1.75 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page. A credit or debit card is required to use this service.


Computer Lab

Orland Park Public Library is embracing the next generation of technology with new additions to the Computer Lab


Library of Things

The Orland Park Public Library makes a concerted effort to provide patrons with the opportunity to interact with and check out new forms of technology. See a list of available items including Rokus, Hotspots, Game Consoles, Smart Home items, and more!


Public Computers

Information Commons

Computers with internet access are available in the Information Commons area on the second floor and are open to users 18 years of age and older with an Orland Park Public Library card and current picture ID with proof of age. Software includes Microsoft Office 2010 and Publisher 2010. Computers are available for 1 hour sessions which may be extended if machines are available. No charge for Internet use for Orland Park Public Library cardholders.

Computers are available for non-resident patrons 18 years of age and older with a current picture ID with proof of age for a $3 charge for 1 hour of use. Internet express stations are available for non-resident patrons for no charge for 15 minutes of use. Non-resident patrons are limited to 1 computer session per day regardless of length.

Download a PDF of the Internet Policy.

Teen Cafe

Computers are located in the Teen Cafe on the second floor. There are three PCs and three iMacs open to users 10 to 17 years old with an Electronic Information Networks User Agreement signed by the user on file. Software includes Microsoft Office 2010 (PC) and Microsoft Office 2011 (iMac). Internet access is filtered on these computers. Computers are available for 1 hour sessions which may be extended if machines are available. No charge for Teen Internet use.

Youth Services Information Commons

Computers are located on the first floor in the Youth Services Department. Internet access is filtered on these computers. Workstations are open to users 10 to 17 years old with an Electronic Information Networks User Agreement signed by the user on file. A parent or guardian must sign an Electronic Information Networks User Agreement for youth under the age of 10. Software includes Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Publisher 2010. Computers are available for 1 hour sessions which may be extended if machines are available. No charge for YS Internet use.

Preschool iPads

These iPads are preloaded with educational games that focus on pre-reading skills, numbers, art and more. Parents/adult caregivers must stay with the child while they are using the iPads. The iPads are available on a first come, first served basis. iPads are available to checkout for library use at the Preschool Desk.
For more information, call Youth Services at 428-5134.

 

Upcoming Classes


01/23
Intro to iPad - Part 3
When: Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Room 104-Meeting Room
Did you just get an iPad? Maybe you have an iPad and would like to kno...
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01/30
Intro to iPad - Part 4
When: Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Room 104-Meeting Room
Did you just get an iPad? Maybe you have an iPad and would like to kno...
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03/16
Social Media Marketing Basics
When: Monday, March 16, 2020 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Room 104-Meeting Room
The world of social media is a dizzying place, especially as it pertai...
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03/24
Digital Photo Storage
When: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Room 104-Meeting Room
Learn about storing and backing up your collection of digital photos. ...
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03/31
Is Cloud Storage Right for Me?
When: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Room 104-Meeting Room
Cloud storage allows you to store and share data over the internet fro...
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04/09
Cable No More Part 1 - Cutting the Cord
When: Thursday, April 09, 2020 - 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Where: Room 104-Meeting Room
Part 1 of this 2-part class explains the basics regarding cutting your...
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04/16
Cable No More Part 2 - Services & Devices
When: Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Where: Room 104-Meeting Room
Part 2 of this 2-part class takes a look at the services and devices a...
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04/20
Photoshop Elements
When: Monday, April 20, 2020 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Where: Computer Lab
Join us for a hands-on class. Learn how to touch-up headshots or prepa...
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04/28
Business Card Design
When: Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
VistaPrint is a great service for business cards but it doesn't always...
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