Computers and Printing

There are 15 Windows 10 computers for anyone 13 years old or older.  

  • Library card or photo id required.
  • Computer sessions automatically default to two hour, with the option to extend for an additional hour at a time.
  • Children under age 13 must be under the direct supervision of a responsible person 16 years of age or older while accessing the internet.
  • CD-R and DVDs may be purchased for $1.00 each and USB drives may be purchased for 8GB - $5.00 each. Proceeds are donated to the Friends of the Library.
  • Each Windows PCs has access 2 USB ports and a single read-only CD/DVD drive

Software

(Available on select computers)

  • Adobe Professional
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Fotor Photo Editor
  • Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)

Printing

  • Black & white copies are $.15/ side.
  • Color copies are $.25/ side.
  • Mobile Printing Available 
    • Print via Web Portal
    • Print via Email:
    • Print via App: 
      • Download and install the Public Print Locations app.
      • Choose TBS as your provider.
      • Search and select your ZIP code or library name.

Hardware

  • Anker Wireless Ergonomic Vertical Mouse
  • Headphones
  • Manhattan Multi-card Reader/Writer
  • Charging Stations
Laptop Cart

Laptop Cart

There are 5 laptops available for adults to be checked out for IN LIBRARY USE ONLY. Library card or photo ID and a signed lending agreement is required to be checked out.

Laminator

Laminator (Temporarily out of order)

The Library has an in-house laminator in the Computer Lab. Patrons are able to laminate projects up to 8x10 for $.50/page.

Copy Machine

Copy Machines

The Library offers self-serve access to black & white copying in front of the circulation desk.

  • Black & white copies are $.15/ side.
  • Color copies are $.25/ side. Color copies can be made at the Adult Service Desk.
Microfilm Reader

Microfilm Reader

A microfilm reader/printer is located in the Opal Lee Chatham History and Genealogy Room. You can save digital images to the computer, email or USB drives. Printing from the microfilm reader costs $.15/ side for black & white copies. Newspapers and other resources on microfilm can be requested from other libraries through Interlibrary loan (ILL). All you need to do to contact the Reference Librarians at [email protected] or 217-483-2713.


Memory Lab

We ask that you make an appointment with the Adult Services Desk by emailing [email protected] or calling 217-483-2713 before you come to the Library to use anything in the Memory Lab. You can schedule time at multiple stations at a time.

VHS to DVD converter
VHS to DVD converter
  • Able to convert VHS-C as well as 8mm cassettes
  • Real-time conversion (Example: 1 hr of play time = 1 hour of conversion)
 
8mm reels to Digital converter
Film Type Film Size Conversion Time Playback Time 1080 Resolution
Super 8 3" 30 min 2 min

241 MB

  5" 1 hr 32 min 6 min, 10 sec 659 MB
  7" 2 hr 22 min 10 min 1.44 GB
8MM 3" 37 min 2 min 32 sec 271 MB
  5" 2 hr 15 min 9 min 6 sec 971 MB
  7" 2 hr 22 min 10 min 1.44 GB
Overhead scanner

Overhead scanner

  • Great for those large projects that have multiple shoeboxes
  • Scans up to 11X17 document in black & white as well as color
  • Up to 1200 dpi (b&w) and 600 dpi (color)
  • Easy to use
  • Scans multiple photos at one time

Slide/Negative converter

  • 20 megapixels
  • Scans to SD card and the uploads to computer
  • SD/SDHC card -- 32GB or smaller (anything larger may cause the 
    device to freeze; no SDXC or MicroSD cards)
Tape deck converter

Audio tape deck converter

  • Converts audio tapes to digital
  • Real-time conversion (Example: 1 hr of play time = 1 hour of conversion)