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


05/10
Microsoft Word Basics
When: Monday, May 10, 2021 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Computer Lab
This introductory course will show you the basics of Microsoft Word. ...
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05/10
Intro to iPad - Via Zoom
When: Monday, May 10, 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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05/20
LinkedIn Basics
When: Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 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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05/24
Intro to iPhone - Via Zoom
When: Monday, May 24, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Zoom
Learn about iPhones and pick up some tips and tricks to help you becom...
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06/09
Intro to Android - Via Zoom
When: Wednesday, June 09, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Zoom
Learn about Android devices along with the phones and tablets that are...
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06/16
Chromebook Basics
When: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Room 104-Meeting Room
We will touch on the Basics of Chrome OS. We will look at everything f...
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06/17
Intro to Selling on eBay
When: Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Room 104-Meeting Room
Learn how to safely sell goods online. Registration required for th...
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06/22
Bitcoin and Beyond - Via Zoom
When: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Where: Zoom
What is Bitcoin? How does it achieve its value? What does the future l...
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07/14
Adobe Creative Suite - For Teens
When: Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Room 104-Meeting Room
Join us as we explore the basics of Adobe Creative Cloud. We will shar...
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