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 $1.00 per page. A credit or debit card is required to use this service.


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.


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.

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 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:

iPads are not available during Phase 4 of the library’s reopening plan.

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


03/08
Intro to iPad
When: Monday, March 08, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Zoom
Use your iPad to learn the basics of navigation, what is in the box, a...
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03/13
Microsoft Word Basics
When: Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Zoom
This introductory course will show you the basics of Microsoft Word. ...
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03/16
Interacting with the Internet Series: Privacy
When: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Zoom
Part 1 will discuss how to ensure your privacy on the internet using b...
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03/18
Interacting with the Internet Series: Security
When: Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Zoom
Part 2 will discuss internet security and how to keep from having your...
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03/22
Cable No More Series, Part 1: Cutting the Cord
When: Monday, March 22, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Zoom
Interest in online services has gone up sharply over the last several ...
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04/05
Cable No More Series, Part 2: Services and Devices
When: Monday, April 05, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Zoom
Interest in online services has gone up sharply over the last several ...
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04/14
Intro to WordPress
When: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Zoom
We can say that WordPress is a simple way to create your own website. ...
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05/10
Microsoft Word Basics
When: Monday, May 10, 2021 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Zoom
This introductory course will show you the basics of Microsoft Word. ...
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