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.

Remote Printing can be sent to All Print Stations.

Scanning and copying can easily be done at two places in the library. There is a Xerox machine conveniently located in the main lobby behind the self checkout stations. The Xerox machine can copy and print double sided, as well as scan to email. The second machine is located on the second floor in the IT Commons area. This machine is called our “Scan Station”. This machine can also scan double sided but only prints single sided. It can also email, scan to USB stick, print from USB stick, Fax, and perform other functions.

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, 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


04/17
Cybersecurity Awareness for Businesses
When: Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Large Meeting Room - 104
This lecture-style class will discuss common internet threats and…
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04/21
Mother's Day Surprise Using the Glowforge
When: Sunday, April 21, 2024 - 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Where: Computer Lab
Choose from one of five wooden templates to show mom how you feel! Cus…
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04/21
Mother's Day Surprise Using the Glowforge
When: Sunday, April 21, 2024 - 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Where: Computer Lab
Choose from one of five wooden templates to show mom how you feel! Cus…
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04/29
Cut the Cable
When: Monday, April 29, 2024 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Large Meeting Room - 104
Learn how to cut your cable subscription and look at local internet se…
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05/09
Computers 101
When: Thursday, May 09, 2024 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
In this hands-on class, you will learn the various parts of a computer…
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05/14
Glowforge Basics
When: Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
In this basics course, you will receive hands-on instruction on how to…
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05/16
Computers 201
When: Thursday, May 16, 2024 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
This hands-on class will build upon the foundation of the previous Com…
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05/20
Intro to Apple iPad
When: Monday, May 20, 2024 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
The lecture-style class will cover basic iPad functions, including tur…
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05/28
Chromebook Basics
When: Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Get familiar with Chrome OS. We will look at everything from how to in…
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