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Equipment & Services

All areas have Internet & Microsoft Office 2016 using Windows 7.

Info Commons - on the main level for high school age and older. EZscan & fax station, copier, iMac, microfilm/fiche readers, magnifiers, typewriter, Jumbl 14MP (in storage) & VHS-C to VHS adapter (also in storage – ask Computer Help Desk to use).  Scan & digitize (35mm, 110, 126, 127 Kodak Pocket and Super 8) slides & negatives, 8mm/Super 8 movie positive, microfiche library film & APS negatives, 8 mm and Super8 Reels Movie Digitizer and digitize audio cassette tapes to MP3

Technology Center - on the main level for high school age and older. This is a designated Silent Study Area. NO cell phones, drinks or food please. Technology Center closes during scheduled classes. See the computer class calendar to plan your visit and contact Computer Services 630-584-0076 ext. 208 for availability of our VHS to Digital Transfer Station or our Scanning Station which includes the Epson Perfection 4490 Photo scanner and the ScanSnap Image scanner

Young Adult - on the upper level for high school age. iMac, PlayStation 4, study rooms, Wii U

Youth Services - on the lower level for infants, K-8 and adults. Copier, Early Literacy Station, gaming iPads, Xbox 360

We have two 27” iMac Media Stations. Two-hour limit while when others are waiting.  Installed software includes:

  • Mac OS X Yosemite
  • Adobe Acrobat X Pro
  • Adobe After Effects CS 6
  • Adobe Audition CS 6
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS 5.5
  • Adobe Encore CS 6
  • Adobe Fireworks CS 5.1
  • Adobe Flash Professional CS 6
  • Adobe InDesign 5.5
  • Adobe Illustrator 6
  • Adobe Photoshop 6 Extended
  • Adobe Prelude CS 6
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CS 6
  • Adobe SpeedGrade CS 6
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • LibreOffice 4
  • MS Word 2016
  • MS Excel 2016
  • MS PowerPoint 2016
  • GarageBand
  • iPhoto
  • iMovie
  • Magic mouse available by request

Study Rooms - on the upper level for middle school and older

Two study rooms equipped with:

  • Computer 
  • 46" flat panel display (multiple users may connect their personal devices wirelessly and share their desktop, photos, etc.)
  • Web cam with built in microphone
  • Skype
  • Microsoft Office
    • Access 2016
    • Excel 2016
    • PowerPoint 2016
    • Publisher 2016
    • Word 2016

Contact Circulation Services 630-584-0076 ext. 0 for availability. Non-St. Charles Public Library District residents’ pay a fee of $5.00 per hour. For more information about study rooms click here...

Computers & Equipment for Check Out

Click on the links below for availability or to place a hold – this equipment is eligible for auto renewal:

Contact Adult Services at 630-584-0076 ext. 1 to reserve the following - this equipment is NOT eligible for auto renewal but may be renewed once if no one is waiting.  Renewal requests may be made two days before the due date:

Computers & Equipment may be checked out for up to one week, unless noted otherwise.

Equipment must be checked out or returned at least 30 minutes before the Library closes to the Reference Desk (except Wi-Fi Hotspots, which may be returned to the Circulation Desk).

*Items received via the Small Business Administration (SBA)/Illinois State Library’s Business and Libraries Grant 2011, are the property of the Illinois State Library on long-term loan to the St. Charles Public Library District and are available to anyone with a library card (including non-residents). SBA's funding should not be construed as an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA-funded projects are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.