Tuesday, Sept. 20 – Tuesday, Oct. 11: The library’s radiant heat system is being serviced.
When visiting the library, please wear layers and be prepared for shifting temperatures throughout the day.

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.


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 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:

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


10/01
Computer 201
When: Saturday, October 01, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
In this continuation from Computer 101, we will learn the basics of na…
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10/03
Intro to Selling on eBay
When: Monday, October 03, 2022 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Learn how to safely sell items on eBay with the pros and cons of PayPa…
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10/06
Digital Photo Storage
When: Thursday, October 06, 2022 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Learn about storing and backing up your collection of digital photos. …
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10/09
Microsoft Excel Basics
When: Sunday, October 09, 2022 - 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
This introductory class will show you the basics of Microsoft Excel an…
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10/13
Cricut Halloween
When: Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Learn how to use the Cricut machine to craft a spooky Halloween decora…
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10/16
Microsoft Excel Intermediate
When: Sunday, October 16, 2022 - 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
In this intermediate level class, we will look at pivot tables and cha…
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10/18
Microsoft Word Basics
When: Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word.  Registration required fo…
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10/24
Intro to iPhone
When: Monday, October 24, 2022 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
Learn the basic functions of an iPhone, how to navigate throughout the…
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10/25
Microsoft Word Intermediate
When: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
In this intermediate level class, we will look at how to create labels…
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