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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.

What else is new about using computers:

  • Daily limit of one session per cardholder
  • Appointments start on the half 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
  • 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

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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