WiFi

  • Inside the library: use the "opplair" network.
  • Outside the Main Library: use "scovillepark" network; available in partnership with the Park District of Oak Park.

Desktop computers

  • Internet access and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
  • Dedicated stations for individuals with visual impairments, and for children with special needs.

Mobile devices

  • For on-site use only.
  • Require an Oak Park Public Library card and less than $50 in fines.
    • Cardholders are responsible for loss or damages, so devices should never be left unattended.
  • Now available: iPad Minis.

Loan limits

  • For adults and teens:
    • iPad Minis and laptops: up to two hours.
    • DVD players: up to four hours.
  • For children ages 8-13:
    • DVD players: up to four hours.
  • For children in grades 4-8:
    • Chromebooks: up to two hours.

More about laptops

  • WiFi Internet access and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Save documents to a flash drive and use it to print directly from library copiers; black and white ($0.15 per page) or color printing ($0.25 per page) is available.

More about DVD players

  • Come with headphones.
  • For adults and teens: 13.3-inch swivel screens. Built-in USB and SD card readers. Play music, movies, view pictures.
  • For kids: 9-inch screens. Play music, movies, view pictures.

Copying

  • At all library locations.
  • Color copies, double-sided copies, and oversize copies (legal and tabloid sizes). 

Printing in the library

  • At all library locations (black and white).

Wireless printing from anywhere

  • Print remotely, then pick up your print job the same day, before closing. Hours and closings.
  • First choose your pick-up library, then upload your file.
  • Click your pick-up location:

Print at Main Library      Print at Maze Branch      Print at Dole Branch

Scanning

  • Scan documents and photos using library copy machines.
  • No charge for scanning.
  • Save your scanned file to a FAT32-formatted flash drive.
    • The library sells preformatted 4GB flash drives for $8.
  • Scanned files cannot be emailed from the copy machine.

Faxing

  • Local and long-distance faxing is available using the copy machine in the Main Library Lobby.
  • FedEx Office offers international faxing.

Prices

Copying and Printing

  • Black and white, regular size, 15¢ per side.
  • Black and white, oversize, 30¢ per side.
  • Color, 25¢ page per side.

Scanning

  • No charge.

Faxing

  • 50¢ per page.