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use computers, print, and copy

Hi, I'm Vitek.  I am the Network Administrator at the Geneva Public Library.  We have computers, laptops, and tablets plus a range of other equipment available for printing, faxing, copying, and more. If you've got old photos, VHS, 8mm film we've got digitization equipment you can use at the Library or at home to preserve your precious memories!  Contact us at geneva.library@gpld.org or call us at 630-232-0780 if you have questions.

Computers for Adults

On the upper level we provide eight public access PC Internet computers and three iMac computers. Geneva Public Library card holders may use the computers for increments of hour. Thirty minute guest passes are available for anyone who does not have a Geneva Public 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

Computers for Youth

We offer six computers for children with filtered Internet access on the lower level in the Youth Services area. Youth may use a computer for 30 minutes with a Geneva Public Library card. Parents wishing to restrict Internet access for their child may indicate this on the Application for Youth under 18 years of age form.

Youth Services computers have the following software:

Bailey’s Book House
Kid Pix Deluxe 4
Mighty Math Calculating Crew
Sammy’s Science House
Microsoft Access 2013
Microsoft Excel 2013
Microsoft Powerpoint 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft Word 2013

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 in both our Information & Readers Services and Youth Services Departments.

Tablets

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 and Samsung Tablets

We have four iPads and three Samsung TabE tablets available for checkout with a loan period of 14 days. The Samsung tablets are pre-loaded with graphic novels, comic book, and manga titles.

Find iPads

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.

Early Literacy Stations

Two AWE Early Literacy Stations are available in Youth Services. These stations do not provide access to the Internet, but are stand-alone computers that have fifty learning games that cover topics ranging from math, science, and social studies to reading, writing, music and art.

Digitization Equipment

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

WiFi

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

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