OLPL will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov 26 for Thanksgiving.

Computer Classes & Programs

 

Computer Services offer a wide variety of monthly tech classes and programs to help you learn the basics of Microsoft programs, Google apps, and more! Each month’s programs are listed below. To view videos of these programs, visit the OLPL YouTube channel HERE.

Computer Basics

Monday, Dec. 6 / 6-7pm
Come and get a basic introduction to computers, from how to use a keyboard and mouse to navigating your files, folders, and programs. Registration is required. REGISTER HERE

Tech Help Hour

Tuesdays, Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28 / 2-3pm
Have a question about computers, smartphones, smart assistants, or other new technologies? Stop by the computer lab during the tech help hour and get help for your new device!

Intro to Smart Phones

Monday, Dec.13, 6-7pm
Learn the most common functions of your smart phone. Understand how to download and use a range of apps from your phone’s app store. Discover how to take pictures and share them with your family and friends using text messaging or social networks. Learn how to make calls and manage contacts. Registration is required. REGISTER HERE

QR Code Basics

Monday, Dec. 20, 6-7pm
Have you seen these pop up at your favorite restaurant? Find out what these are, how to use them, and why they’re everywhere these days. Registration is required. REGISTER HERE

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Computer Center Services

PUBLIC COMPUTERS

Computers available for one hour per day.
Due to the limited number of computers, we strongly encourage reservations.
To make an appointment, please call the Computer Center Desk:
708-422-4990 / press 9 / dial ext. 540

  • Computer equipment and chairs will be cleaned between each use and social distancing measures have been implemented.
  • The copy machine and fax machine are available without an appointment.
  • The Computer Center is unable to provide change for the copy machines or printing.
  • For the health and safety of both patrons and staff, computer center staff will be unable to provide assistance to patrons at this time.

WALK-UP COMPUTERS

Two walk-up computers are available for 15-minutes of use without an appointment. The walk-ups are located in the Computer Center area. A document scanner is available with one walk-up computer.

LAPTOPS

The Computer Center has 6 laptops available for patron use. Laptops may be borrowed for one hour per day and must be used inside the library. Laptops are available to patrons 16 years or older and require a photo ID to check out.

PRINTING

Printing is available at both the public computers and walk-up computers. Printing is $.10 a page for black and white and $.30 a page for color.

WIRELESS PRINTING

Email your document as an attachment to

  1. print-bw@olpl.org for black & white prints
  2. print-color@olpl.org for color prints

Download the Mobility Print app through your app store
Above printing charges apply to wireless printing.

FAX AND COPY MACHINES

The fax machine is available at no charge on the second floor near the Computer Center. Cover sheets are available at the Computer Center Desk.
A copy machine is available on the second floor near the Computer Center. Copies are $.10 a page for black and white and $.30 a page for color.

COMPUTER VIRTUAL TECH COURSES

You can watch expert tech courses to learn many basic programs on OLPL’s YouTube channel HERE