Computers & Gadgets
We have a variety of technologies you can borrow or use at the Library.
Our Computer Room is on the first floor next to the west Info Desk. To make an appointment, call 847-965-4220, email email@example.com, or chat us online.
- Available for ages 13 and over
- Reservations can be made up to seven days in advance
- No food allowed
Reservations are recommended
- Scanner PC
- Canon CanoScan LiDE220 Flatbed Scanner
- Creative and Digitizing PC
- Adobe Acrobat
- Adobe After Effects
- Adobe Audition
- Adobe Fireworks
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Lightroom
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Premeire
- EZ Vinyl Converter
- EZ Tape Converter
- Roxio Video Capture
- Toast DVD
- Toast Titanium
- ION Audio Tape 2 PC converter
- ION Pure LP Conversion Turntable
- ION VCR 2 PC Converter
- Jaras VHS-C Video Cassette Adapter
For one-on-one help with computers and technology questions, Morton Grove cardholders can request a Book A Librarian. You can also use our free Online Training databases to help increase your computer and technology skills.
Our Youth Services department has two Early Literacy Stations and several tablets with pre-selected apps and limited internet access. We also have four Internet Computers with filtered internet access for children ages 8 to 12.
Library of Things
The Library of Things is a collection of fun and useful gadgets, tools, games, and equipment you can check out with your library card. Browse the full collection.
Patrons aged 13 and older with registered public library cards can check out laptops and headphones from the Computer Room for in-library use only.
A Wi-Fi Hotspot is a device that allows you to connect your mobile device (laptop, smartphone, tablet, etc.) to the Internet wherever you go. Available for 2-week checkout by Morton Grove cardholders.
Learn more about our Wi-Fi Hotspots.
A Roku is a device that allows you to stream television, movies, and music from the Internet to your HDTV. Rokus from the Library include free access to paid streaming services like Netflix and Vudu, along with Kanopy and Hoopla. Available for 2-week checkout by Morton Grove cardholders.
Stop by the Check Out Desk to purchase:
- 8 GB flash drive: $4
- DVD-R: 50¢
- CD-R: 50¢
- Earbuds: $1.50
- AAA battery: 50¢