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Computers and Technology

At the Library

Public Computers

Public computers are available for one-hour sessions, which may be extended upon request if no one is waiting. Computers provide internet access and are fully oufitted with Microsoft Office 2021 software. Additional software cannot be installed.

Computers in the Youth Services Department are intended for children under age 18, with a signed user agreement. Computers located in the Adult Services Department are for use by ages 18 and up.

To use a computer, log on with your library card barcode and PIN. One-day guest passes are available if needed. Computers are unavailable 10 minutes before closing.

Computer Use Policy


Laptops and other PC peripherals are available at the Member Services Desk for 3-hour use in the library.

In-House Technology

Printing and Copying

Black and white: $0.10 per side
Color: $0.25 per side
Print from anywhere.

Scanning and Faxing

You can scan documents to your email or storage device and send domestic faxes for free from our SimpleScan station. We are unable to recieve any faxes or send faxes to international numbers.

Media Conversion Stations

We can help you digitize your old VHS tapes and audio cassettes using our media conversion stations. To learn how, book an appointment by calling 630/393-1171 x121 or by emailing

Public WiFi

You can access WiFi at the library by connecting to the WPLD_Public network. You don’t need a password.

Looking for more?

Visit our catalog to view a list of additional devices that can be checked out for in-library use like a portable USB DVD drive, USB charging cables or slide/film converter.

Tech To Go

We are dedicated to discovering and providing relevant technologies for WPLD members to check out at no cost. Items in the Tech To Go collection are available for two-week checkout at the Member Services Desk. To place a hold, please visit our catalog or call 630/393-1171 x100.

Camera, Audio and Photo

If you're working on a recording or photography project, consider checking out a flip video camera, a tabletop photography light set or a collapsible green screen. View related items and place holds in the catalog.

Home Maintenance

To help ensure the upkeep of your home, borrow essential tools such as a water tester, radon detector or a power usage monitor. View related items and place holds in the catalog.


We have a variety of solutions for your streaming, viewing and media conversion needs. You can check out a Roku Streaming device or a projector set, or visit the library to use one of our media conversion stations (call for an appointment: 630/393-1171 x121). View related items and place holds in the catalog.

PC Compatible

The library has an assortment of PC peripherals available for checkout. You never know when you might need a USB memory card reader, a USB-C to HDMI adapter or a bluetooth keyboard. View related items and place holds in the catalog.


The library also has an assortment of phone peripherals available for checkout. Try out a selfie stick, lens kit or Color Muse color match scanner today. View related items and place holds in the catalog.


Going on a trip? The library has you covered with items like a USB battery pack, a car power converter and mobile hotspots available for checkout. View related items and place holds in the catalog.