Computers & Devices


Computers

The library offers computers for all ages at both branches, with free access to the internet. A library or computer guest card is required.

Our computers are Windows 7, with 23" monitors and  DVD+/-RW. Available browsers are IE, Firefox, and Chrome. Available software includes Microsoft Office 2016 Pro, Photoscape, iTunes, Windows DVD Maker , Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, and Adobe Reader.

The library offers four Creation Stations with dual 24" Dell Ultrasharp  Infinity edge monitors. In addition to the standard software listed above, these computes  have   Acrobat Pro CC |  Adobe Illustrator CC |   Adobe InDesign CC |  Adobe Lightroom CC | Adobe Photoshop CCAdobe Premier Pro CC | GIMP | Blender | Scratch | Sketchup.  Each comes with a Wacom Intuos small digitizer, and a Silhouette CAMEO is available. Reservations  must be made at the 2nd floor Information Desk.

Age-appropriate games are installed on the Children’s computers.

Disability support

The library offers two computers with ZoomText. Dvorak keyboard and Big Track Super mouse also available at  2nd floor "Ask Here" desk.

iPads

iPads with age-appropriate games are available in our Children’s area and Teenspace at the Main Library, and at the Circulation Desk at the Douglass Branch.

Kindles-to-Go

No eReader? No problem! We have over 20 Kindles loaded with ebooks for you to borrow. From new bestsellers to older classics, historical fiction to literary nonfiction, we have a kindle to suit your taste. You’ll find Kindles-to-Go at the second floor Ask Here desk, at the Children's and Teenspace desks at the Main Library, and at the Circulation desk at the Douglass Branch.

Chromebooks

We offer Chromebooks to use at the Main Library. You can check out a Chromebook at the Ask Here desk on the second floor. In addition, a Chromebook is available for use in the Children’s area for parents with young children.

Technology in Teenspace

Computers are available all the time. iPads and Kindles may be available for use in the Teenspace area. Please inquire at the Teenspace service desk. Read More »

Internet Use Policy

Read our Internet Use Policy in the Board & Policies section of this website.


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Adult Services
217/403-2070
librarian@champaign.org

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