Using Library ComputersDesktop computers with filtered and unfiltered internet access are available for public use at both library locations. Ask our staff to be directed to the computers needed for your tasks. Note: Computers are shut down daily 15 minutes before the library closes.
Wireless InternetFree Wireless Internet is available during the hours the library is open. Access our Wireless Internet by turning on the ‘Wi-Fi’ on your device and connect to ‘JPL Ottawa Street Branch’ or ‘JPL Black Road Branch’ . No password is needed. Wireless users assume all risks.
Tech HelpComputer Lab staff are available to assist with basic technical questions while you are using a library computer. For more tech help, contact staff in the Digital Media Studio for an appointment.
Scanning and FaxingScanning and faxing are available at both library locations.
Translation Services with ScanEZStationsThe ScanEZStation Multilingual interface allows users to switch on-screen text to one of 25 different languages! Scanners are located near our Adult Computers at Ottawa Street and near the copiers at Black Road. It's easy! Send a scan as a PDF or Word file and choose the Translation Service.
SKYPE Service for Military FamiliesIf you have a loved one serving in the military out of state and would like to videoconference with them via SKYPE, contact the Digital Media Studio at (815) 846-3127 for an appointment. This service is free of charge and you do not need a library card. Certain restrictions apply.
Digital Media StudioOur Digital Media Studio offers the public a wide variety of technology equipment. The Studio is available to entrepreneurs, business owners, and individuals that would like to take their business to the next level by utilizing our state-of-the-art-devices.
Our public printers are located in our Computer Centers at both locations. Wireless printing will allow you to print to our printers via our website from your office, home or mobile device. Once you submit your print jobs they will remain in our queues for 4 hours. Please arrive to print your job(s) no later than 30 minutes before closing time.
Click on the library location you wish to print to and follow the instructions.
Want to print from your device? Download the "Public Print Locations" app on your Android or Apple device to get started.