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, $0.50 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 $.25 per page for US and Canada and $1.00 per page for international faxing.


Tech Center

Orland Park Public Library is embracing the next generation of technology with new additions to the Tech Center such as a Glowforge 3D Laser printer, Cricut Cutting Machine, a new MakerBot Method 3D Printer, and Mac computers.


Tech Center Take-Homes

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. Orland Park Public Library cardholders and reciprocal borrowers that are registered in the Library’s system do not need to present their library card and valid photo ID to the Computer Help Desk. Software includes Microsoft Office 2016 and Publisher 2016. Computers are available for 4 hour sessions which may be extended if machines are available. No charge for Internet use for Orland Park Public Library cardholders and reciprocal borrowers.

Computers are available for non-resident patrons 18 years of age and older with a current picture ID with proof of age for a $1.00 per hour for a maximum of 3 hours. Internet express stations are available for non-resident patrons for no charge for 30 minutes of 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. Software includes Microsoft Office 2016 and Microsoft Publisher 2016. 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


02/02
Digital Photo Storage
When: Thursday, February 02, 2023 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Learn about storing and backing up your collection of digital photos. …
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02/07
Microsoft Word Basics
When: Tuesday, February 07, 2023 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Discover basics of Microsoft Word including navigation and basic featu…
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02/11
Intro to Internet Security
When: Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
This class will discuss common internet threats and best practices to …
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02/18
Microsoft Word Intermediate
When: Saturday, February 18, 2023 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
In this intermediate level class, we will look at how to create labels…
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02/23
Cut the Cable
When: Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
This class will teach how to cut your cable subscription and look at l…
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03/02
Raspberry Pi Basics
When: Thursday, March 02, 2023 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
What is this small credit card sized board and what can it do for me? …
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03/07
Microsoft PowerPoint
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2023 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Learn and practice the fundamentals of creating a slideshow: using tex…
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03/08
3D Printing
When: Wednesday, March 08, 2023 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
This class is a lectured overview on everything 3D printing. You’ll …
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03/11
Microsoft Outlook
When: Saturday, March 11, 2023 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Learn the fundamentals of using Outlook, including email, calendar, an…
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