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Main Library Computers Third Floor

Computers by appointment for Oak Park cardholders only

The Main Library’s third-floor public computers are available by appointment only for Oak Park cardholders. Call 708.697.6943 between 10 am-6 pm Mondays-Saturdays to schedule a 45-minute session.

On Tuesday, November 3 and Wednesday, November 4, no public computer reservations will be available. This is due to Election Day and scheduled maintenance.

  • Daily limit of one session per cardholder
  • Appointments start on the half hour and end 15 minutes after the hour
  • You will be assigned a specific computer to use
  • Available stations are spread out for physical distancing
  • Stations are cleaned by staff in between appointments
  • Wipes and hand sanitizer may be available; we encourage you to bring your own
  • Mask required
  • Only remote staff assistance is available

Print, copy, scan & fax

  • For Oak Park cardholders only: Print using the Main Library’s third-floor computers
  • For everyone: Print from anywhere and pick up same day at the Main Library and scan, copy, and fax using the self-service station on the Main Library’s third floor

Check out a mobile hotspot

For Oak Park Public Library cardholders only. Not an Oak Park cardholder? Berwyn, Chicago, Forest Park, and River Forest also may offer mobile hotspots.

About borrowing

  • Place an online hold through the catalog.
  • Keep for three weeks.

About the hotspots

  • 4G device connects WiFi-enabled smartphones, tablets, and laptops to the Internet from any location within Sprint’s 4G or T- Mobile coverage areas.
  • One hotspot connects up to 10 WiFi-enabled devices; a fully charged device lasts about six hours.
  • Replacement cost is $85.
  • Comes in a zipped bag with power cord, adaptor, and instruction card.

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