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.


SMART Lab

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


11/20
Digitizing Your Memories
When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Save your memories in a digital format using equipment in our SMART. L...
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12/02
Computers 101
When: Monday, December 02, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Learn about the basic parts of a computer, turning it on & off, us...
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12/09
Computers 201
When: Monday, December 09, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
In this more advanced class, learn about basic security settings, web ...
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12/17
Intro to iPhone
When: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Learn about iPhones and iPads and pick up some tips and tricks to help...
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01/08
Job Hunting
When: Wednesday, January 08, 2020 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
The internet is where most people look for new opportunities, but how ...
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01/09
Intro to iPad - Part 1
When: Thursday, January 09, 2020 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Just get an iPad? Or maybe you already have one and would like to know...
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01/15
LinkedIn Basics
When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Everyone says to use LinkedIn to help get a job…but how? Learn how t...
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01/16
Intro to iPad - Part 2
When: Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Just get an iPad? Or maybe you already have one and would like to know...
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01/23
Intro to iPad - Part 3
When: Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Just get an iPad? Or maybe you already have one and would like to know...
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