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Technology classes & more

Get connected to the technology you need at the Library. In addition to our tech available for your use, the library also hosts classes on a variety of technological topics, including introductions to our digitization equipment; tips and tricks for apps, software, and more; social media use and safety; and many, many more. Register for our classes early, as they do fill up!

UPCOMING TECHNOLOGY EVENTS
Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 14, 10:00am - 11:30am

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration opens Friday, December 15 2017 at 9:00am

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Tue, Jan 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 26, 10:00am - 11:30am

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 23, 10:00am - 11:30am

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration opens Monday, January 15 2018 at 9:00am

Computers for Adults

We provide 8 public access PC Internet computers and 3 iMac computers in our Information and Reader Services for use. Adults may use a computer for 1 hour with a Geneva Library card. 30 minute guest passes are available for anyone who does not have a Geneva Library card.

Information and Reader Services public access PC computers have the following software:

Microsoft Access 2013
Microsoft Excel 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft Word 2013


Information and Reader Services public access iMac computers have the following software:

Adobe Acrobat
After Effects
Dreamweaver
Illustrator
InDesign
Lightroom
Photoshop
Premier Pro

Scanner and Fax

A scanner is available for public use in the Information and Reader Services Department. Files may be saved to a USB drive, emailed or printed.

A fax and scanner is also available for public use in the upstairs lobby. Fax for domestic delivery is free.

Laptops and Phone Chargers

Laptops and phone chargers are available for use in-house at the Information Desk. A library card or ID is required for use.

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.

Find Nook Glowlights

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.

Find iPads

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.

Find Samsung Tablets

iPads located in Youth Services

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

Digitization Equipment

We have digitizing equipment you can check out and take home, allowing you to preserve precious memories from photos, DVDs, and slides to VHS, cassettes, and 8mm film.
 

Video Converter

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

Find Video Converter

VCR/ DVD Player

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

Find VCR/ DVD Player

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.

Find 8mm Camcorder

Photo Converter

Create digital files from hard copy photos.

Find Photo Converter

Slide Converter

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

Find Slide Converter

Cassette Converter

Create MP3 files from your cassette tapes.

Find Cassette Converter

Vinyl Converter

Create MP3 files from your vinyl records.

Find Vinyl Converter

8mm Film Converter

Transfer 8mm film to your computer.

Find 8mm Film Converter

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.

Find CD Player

WiFi

Free WiFi is available througout the library. Simply log on select “GPLD Patron” as your wireless connection; no password required!