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Technology Available for Check-out from EPL

Looking for technology you can use while at the Library?

VHS to DVD Converter
Assistive iPads

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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

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.



AS SEEN ON BUZZFEED! Want to show a film and don’t have a large TV? Convert your home into a movie theater by borrowing one of EPL’s projectors. With several cables and connection availibilities, you can connect to your laptop, TV, DVD player and more and display on a screen or large wall! User ManualSpec Sheet

Elmhurst patrons can check out a projector for one week. See the catalog for availability and place a hold.

3M eReader


Thanks to a gift from the Friends of the Elmhurst Public Library, you can check out Barnes and Nobel Nooks from EPL! These lightweight Nooks come preloaded with eBooks organized by theme. Reserve yours in person or online through the catalog.

3M eReaders work in tandem with the 3M Cloud Library, with borrowers able to load any available books in the 3M Cloud Library. Reserve yours in person or online through the catalog.

All eReaders may be borrowed by EPL patrons for up to three weeks. See full loan rules.

assistive ipad

Assistive iPads

Contains learning games and apps helpful for practicing language, fine motor and other skills. Assistive iPads may be borrowed by EPL patrons for up to three weeks. See full loan rules.

Reserve one in person or call the 2nd Floor Info Desk at 279-8696.