Computer & Wi-Fi Access

Wi-Fi ACCESS:
Tinley Park Public Library offers free Wi-Fi access throughout the building. No password is needed to connect to our signal: "TPLibrary."

COMPUTER ACCESS:
18 PCs for TPPL cardholders 18 years & older on Main Level
16 PCs for TPPL cardholders 17 years & younger on 2nd Level

DON'T HAVE A TPPL CARD?
(1)  2 “Express Stations” on the Main Level provide 15 minutes of Internet access for anyone 18 years old or older. These PCs do not offer printing.
(2)  Visitors passes are sold for $4.00 at the Checkout Desk for all day access to a public PC.

PRINTING/PHOTO COPYING:
$0.15 per page - BLACK & WHITE
$1.00 per page - COLOR

SOFTWARE:
Our public computers have the following software packages installed on the Windows 8.1 operating system:

  • Adobe Reader XI
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Access 2013
  • Microsoft Excel 2013
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
  • Microsoft Publisher 2013
  • Microsoft Windows DVD Maker
  • Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker
  • Notepad
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player
  • Microsoft Word 2013
  • Paint
  • Roxio Creator Starter Edition
  • Scratch 2


VISUALLY-ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY:
1 Windows PC is dedicated for those who are visually impaired. In addition to a specialized keyboard, they include two software programs: JAWS (which reads text aloud), and ZoomText (for enlarging text).

LIBRARY DATABASES & CATALOGS:

  • 4 PCs on the Main Level do not require sign-up or have a time limit. These exclusively offer library resources for the purpose of researching databases and searching the catalog for library materials.
  • 10 public access catalogs are scattered throughout the building for the sole purpose of searching the catalog for library books, movies, music, etc.