Computer Lab

Computers and Printing

There are 15 Windows 10 computers for adults or children under the age of 16 with waiver in the Computer Lab

  • Library card or photo id required.
  • Computer sessions automatically default to two hour, with the option to extend for an additional hour at a time.
  • Children under age 11 must be under the direct supervision of a responsible person 16 years of age or older while accessing the internet.
  • CD-R may be purchased for $1.00 each and USB drives may be purchased for $5.00 each. Proceeds are donated to the Friends of the Library.
  • Each Windows PCs has access 2 USB ports and a single read-only CD/DVD drive

Software

(Available on select computers)

  • Adobe Professional
  • Bierley Magnifier
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Fotor Photo Editor
  • Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)

Printing

  • Black & white copies are $.15/ side.
  • Color copies are $.25/ side.

No credit cards accepted.

Hardware

  • Anker Wireless Ergonomic Vertical Mouse
  • Bierley Magnifier
  • Headphones
  • Manhattan Multi-card Reader/Writer
  • Charging Stations
Laptop Cart

Laptop Cart

There are 5 laptops available for adults to be checked out for IN LIBRARY USE ONLY. Library card or photo ID is required to be checked out.

Laminator

Laminator

The Library has an in-house laminator in the Computer Lab. Patrons are able to laminate projects up to 8x10 for $.50/page.

Copy Machine

Copy Machines

The Library offers self-serve access to black & white copying in front of the circulation desk.

  • Black & white copies are $.15/ side.
  • Color copies are $.25/ side. Color copies can be made in the Computer Lab.
Microfilm Reader

Microfilm Reader

A microfilm reader/printer is located in the Opal Lee Chatham History and Genealogy Room. You can save digital images to the computer, email or USB drives. Printing from the microfilm reader costs $.15/ side for black & white copies. Newspapers and other resources on microfilm can be requested from other libraries through Interlibrary loan (ILL). All you need to do to contact the Reference Librarians at [email protected] or 217-483-2713.


Memory Lab

We ask that you make an appointment with the Reference Desk by emailing [email protected] or calling 217-483-2713 before you come to the Library to use anything in the Memory Lab. You can schedule time at multiple stations at a time.

VHS to DVD converter
VHS to DVD converter
  • Able to convert VHS-C as well as 8mm cassettes
  • Real-time conversion (Example: 1 hr of play time = 1 hour of conversion)
 
8mm reels to Digital converter
Film Type Film Size Conversion Time Playback Time 1080 Resolution
Super 8 3" 30 min 2 min

241 MB

  5" 1 hr 32 min 6 min, 10 sec 659 MB
  7" 2 hr 22 min 10 min 1.44 GB
8MM 3" 37 min 2 min 32 sec 271 MB
  5" 2 hr 15 min 9 min 6 sec 971 MB
  7" 2 hr 22 min 10 min 1.44 GB
Overhead scanner

Overhead scanner

  • Great for those large projects that have multiple shoeboxes
  • Scans up to 11X17 document in black & white as well as color
  • Up to 1200 dpi (b&w) and 600 dpi (color)
  • Easy to use
  • Scans multiple photos at one time

Slide/Negative converter

  • 20 megapixels
  • Scans to SD card and the uploads to computer
  • SD/SDHC card -- 32GB or smaller (anything larger may cause the 
    device to freeze; no SDXC or MicroSD cards)
Tape deck converter

Audio tape deck converter

  • Converts audio tapes to digital
  • Real-time conversion (Example: 1 hr of play time = 1 hour of conversion)