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Equipment Available for use at EPL

Looking for technology you can check out and take home?

Simple Scan Station
Fax
Scanners
Printers
3D Printer
Poster Printer
Copiers
Computers
Typewriter
Microfilm/fiche Printers and Readers
Accessibility Equipment/Software
Laptops
VHS to DVD Converter
CD/DVD Duplicator
Slide Scanner – Jumbl 126KPK Super 8 slides & Negatives Scanner
Cassette to CD/Digital – TASCAM CD Recorder and Cassette Deck
LP to Digital – Numark USB Turntable (TTUSB)

 

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Simple Scan Station

SCAN to email, USB, or Google Drive. Save as PDF, searchable PDF, Word, TIFF or JPG. Simple Scan Stations are located on both floors. FREE!!!

SPECS:
11×17 scan bed
Scan at 200, 300 or 600 dpi.
Emails are limited to 5MB.

FAX your scan for a flat rate.
$1 Domestic
$5 International

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FAX Machine

A self-service fax machine for public use is available in the Lobby near the restrooms. Faxes may only be sent, not received. The fax machine accepts payment by credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover), debit card and check card. Cash is not accepted.

Cost:
Domestic
1st page: $1.75
Each additional page: $1.00

International
1st page: $3.95
Each additional page: $3.45

Photo of scanners in computer area on the second floor of EPL

Scanners

Three scanners attached to computers with graphics software are available near the 2nd Floor Computing Commons.  Perfect for the more advanced user who wants to control settings or someone with many things to scan. Can also scan negatives and slides.

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Printers

Black & white and color printers are located on both floors of the library.

Cost:
10¢ black & white
50¢ color

MakerBot 5th Generation

3D Printer

EPL Cardholders can print items using a MakerBot 5th Generation 3D Printer.

More information about 3D Printing at EPL

3D Print Request Form

poster printer

Poster Printer

Looking to print something larger than a regular copier can handle? Try our new poster printer!

More information about poster printing

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Copiers

A color copy machine is located on both floors of the Library.

Depending on your project, you may be directed to a specific copier. We offer letter, legal and tabloid paper sizes.

Cost:
10¢ black & white
50¢ color

computers

Computers

Computers are available for the public. Click here for more information on computers.

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Typewriter

A typewriter is available for public use. There is no fee, but you must supply your own paper.

microfilm fiche printer reader

Microfilm/fiche Printers and Readers

Our scanner provides extensive editing and image enhancement capabilities along with the ability to print, create high quality images (PDF, JPG, TIFF, etc), email, save to USB, save to google drive, annotate images and highlight articles.

Magnilink Zip

Accessibility Equipment/Software

We have a variety of equipment from a large type keyboard to a table that raises and lowers to accommodate a wheelchair. Click here for more information.

laptops

Laptops

You must: 

  • Have a valid Elmhurst Public Library card
  • Be High School age & older

Guidelines:

  • Four-hour checkout time
  • $1 per hour overdue fine
  • First come, first served

Software includes:

  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft Office 2013

Visit the Checkout Desk to borrow a laptop while you’re in the Library.

Check Laptop availability

 vhs to dvd convertor

VHS to DVD Converter

Convert your VHS home movies to DVD using this Toshiba DVR620 converter. You provide the DVD-Rs, with storage space equal to the number of minutes on your VHS home movies. The machine works in “real time” as it converts your data. For example, one hour of video will take one hour to convert. Free. VHS-DVD Instructions

Search the catalog for “VHS” to check availability of the converters.

A self-authored VHS tape that has not been published commercially may be converted into any other format, such as DVD, in single or multiple copies. Reproducing or converting a commercial movie is an infringement of copyright.

 duplicator

CD/DVD Duplicator

The DVD/CD Duplicator is a standalone device that allows you to make an exact copy of a DVD or CD without the need of a computer. The duplicator is available near the 2nd Floor Computing Commons.

 Slide and negatives scanner

Slide Scanner

Jumbl 126KPK super 8 slides & negatives scanner. Convert 35mm, 110, 126KPK and super 8 slides & negatives into digital. Save images to SD/SDHC card. Available for use in the Creative Studio.

 Cassette to CD Digital Scanner

Cassette to CD/Digital Convertor

The TASCAM CD recorder and cassette deck allows recording and playback of digital compact discs and analog cassettes. Available for use in the Creative Studio.

 LP to digital convertor

LP to Digital Convertor

LP to Digital: Numark USB Turntable (TTUSB). The TTUSB connects directly to a computer to turn vinyl recordings into digital music. Available for use in the Creative Studio.