Morton Grove Public Library, Webrary6140 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove, IL 60053 Phone 847-965-4220 | Hours

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Technology

PUBLIC COMPUTERS

Our Computer Room is on the second floor next to the elevator. Use your MGPL card, registered library card, or guest pass to access the Internet, word processing, printing, and more:

  • All computer sessions end 5 minutes before the Library closes, which means the computers shut down and erase all data.
  • Save your files on an external device! They cannot be retrieved after you’ve been logged off.
  • Adult computers are available to patrons aged 13 and older. (See Computer Use for Kids.)

Time Limits

Public computers have 3 hour session, which can be extended if no one is waiting. Express Station has 15 minute sessions.

Available Software

Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access), Adobe Reader, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome.

Digital Media Lab

Our Digital Media Lab has an iMac computer for design, video, music, and converting projects only.


 


PRINT, SCAN, FAX


Copying

Our copy machine is near the east Info Desk on the main floor. Copies cost 10 cents per page (black-and-white only), payable by cash or credit card.

Printing

Printing is available from the second-floor Computer Room and from the first-floor Internet Express Station. Printing cost 10 cents per page for black-and-white or color, payable by cash or credit card. Wireless Printing is also available.

Faxing

Faxing is available from the ScanStation by the east Info Desk. Faxes cost $1 per page, payable by cash or credit card.

Scanning

We have four scanners available for use:

  • Two ScanStations by the east Info Desk allow you to scan to email, print, USB, Google Drive, and fax
  • One scanner in the Computer Lab 
  • One scanner in the Digital Media Lab for media projects
 


RENT / BUY EQUIPMENT

Morton Grove patrons can check out the following equipment for free from the Computer Room for in-library use only:

  • Laptops and mice
  • Portable DVD drives
  • Headphones

Mobile WiFi Hotspots

A Wi-Fi hotspot is a device that allows you to connect your mobile devices (laptop, smartphones, tablets, etc.) to the Internet wherever you go. Available for 2-week checkout by Morton Grove cardholders.

Available for Purchase

Stop by the Check Out Desk to purchase:

  • 8 GB flash drive: $4
  • DVD-R: $1
  • CD-R: 50¢
  • Earbuds: $1.50
  • AAA battery: 50¢
  • Tote bag: $5
  • K-Cup coffee pod: $1

Free WiFi

Enjoy access to free Wi-Fi around the library, no password or library card necessary.

COMPUTER WORKSHOPS

We offer free classes on a variety of computer and technology topics, including Microsoft Office, mobile devices, and more. To register, find the full list of upcoming workshops in the calendar or in our newsletter Books & Beyond.

Upcoming Workshops

 


MORTON GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY

6140 Lincoln Avenue
Morton Grove, IL 60053-2989
847-965-4220
info@mgpl.org

HOURS | CLOSINGS

Monday to Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm
Friday: 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

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