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checkout equipment

Hi, I'm Lynnette.  I'm the Digital Services Manager at the Geneva Public Library.  Whether you need a laptop for work, a computer for homework, or want to preserve memories by making digital copies of your print photos (slides, VHS, etc.), the Library has you covered.

We offer a range of equipment for adults and youth for use in the Library, and we have additional equipment you can check out and use at home.  Contact us at geneva.library@gpld.org or call us at 630-232-0780 if you have questions.

Tablets

We offer a choice of Nook Glowlights, iPads or Samsung tablets for checkout that are preloaded with ebooks and other age-appropriate content.
 

Nook Glowlights

We have eight Nook Glowlights available for checkout with a loan period of 14 days. Two are pre-loaded with 2018 Lincoln nominees, three are pre-loaded with the 2018 Rebecca Caudill nominees and five are pre-loaded with the 2017 Viking nominees.

iPads

We have six iPads available for checkout with a loan period of 14 days.  These devices are loaded with Apple's 16 built in apps.

Samsung Tablets

We have three Samsung TabE tablets available for checkout with a loan period of 14 days. These devices are pre-loaded with graphic novels, comic book, and manga titles.  These devices do not have Internet connection.

iPads located in Youth Services

Try out an iPad Air in our Youth Services Department loaded with these kid-friendly educational apps.

Digitization Equipment

Video Converter

Transfer video to your computer from a VCR, DVD player, camcorder, or other analog device.

VCR/ DVD Player

Play VHS tapes or DVDs in order to transfer VHS tapes or DVDs to your computer with the video coverter.

8mm Camcorder

Play Super VHS or 8mm cassette tapes in order to transfer your Super VHS or 8mm cassette tapes to your computer with the video converter.

Photo Converter

Create digital files from hard copy photos.

Slide Converter

Create digital files from hard copy slides, negatives, and film.

Cassette Converter

Create MP3 files from your cassette tapes.

Vinyl Converter

Create MP3 files from your vinyl records.

8mm Film Converter

Transfer 8mm film to your computer.

Audio Equipment

Do you need a CD player? The Library has one you can check out and use at home.
 

CD Player

Play music CDs and audiobooks.

Request a One-on-One Appointment

Request a one-on-one appointment to learn how to use our digitizing equipment.