Need Help? Have questions? Ask a Staff member!
Connect to WiFi
Available inside the building and throughout the parking lot.
1. Open up your network settings.
2. Select the network “Elm-Library”. No password is needed.
*Wireless internet provided by Elmhurst Public Library is a public network.
The Elmhurst Public Library has 80 computers available to the public as well as internet plug-ins and a wireless network throughout the building.
While Elmhurst Public Library is not responsible for your personal information, here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind when using public computers:
To Print from a Library Computer:
If you need assistance with any of the following methods, please ask a staff member.
Note: Your print job will be automatically deleted from the print release station after 14 hours.
Method 1: Print from your Email:
Method 2: Print Files from your Laptop or other Device:
Method 3: Print from an Android or IOS Device:
|Kids’ Computer||Adult Computer||Creative Studio
|Graphics Lite||Learning Lab||Checkout a Laptop|
|Dual-boot capability (Mac + PC)*||X|
|DVD + Music Player**||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|CD/DVD Burning Software**||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Typing Tutorial Software||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Microsoft Office 2013
Word • Excel • PowerPoint • Publisher • Access
|Microsoft Office 2011 (Mac)
Word • Excel • PowerPoint • Access
|Adobe Creative Cloud
Photoshop • InDesign • Illustrator
Premiere Pro • After Effects • Acrobat Pro
|Adobe Photoshop Elements ‘13||X(PC)||X(Mac)|
|Adobe Premier Elements ’13||X(PC)||X(Mac)|
|3D Design (Mac)
Makerbot Desktop, Sculptris, 123D Design
123D Make, Blender, Meshmixer
|Adobe Acrobat DC Pro||X||X|
iMovies • Photos • Garageband • iTunes
Numbers • Keynote • Pages
|Geometer’s Sketchpad||Ask Staff||Teen|
Ask a staff member for details
* Items in parenthesis (-) indicate which system supports the software on dual-boot machines.
Elmhurst Public Library offers a variety of technology classes for all levels.
Start Using Computers, Tablets, and Internet: including Computers for Beginners, iPad for Beginners, and Downloading Photos for Beginners
Learn Everyday Essentials: including Excel Basics, Intermediate Word, and What’s New With Windows 8
Explore Social Media, Apps, and More: including Twitter Basics, Cutting the Cable Cord, and Social Media Basics
Create, Make, and Build: including Create Your Own Comic, Taking Photos for eBay and Craigslist, and Photoshop Basics
Business Center: including LinkedIn Basics, and How to Get Business From the Internet
Senior Technology Series: including classes to develop your skills with the iPad, the internet, and computers
View and track your progress with hundreds of online courses with LinkedIn Learning.
Stop by any time to find solutions to your tech questions. Our knowledgeable staff work with you to solve issues or suggest alternative support.
Select computers in the building have special accessibility features and programs. To check one out ask the circulation desk. More information
A Note on Filtering:
In compliance with the federally funded mandated provisions of the Children’s Internet Protection Act, Elmhurst Public Library filters all internet access. Computers on the first floor in the Kids’ Library are filtered for more categories of information than the second floor.
In accordance with the Supreme Court ruling on this legislation, patrons over 17 are allowed to view sites for research purposes. If a necessary site is blocked, bring your Photo ID to the 2nd Floor Information Desk for assistance.
Chat, instant messaging, and social networking sites are not available in the Kids’ Library.
For full details, see the Library’s Filtering Policy.