Computer and Technology Services

About The Library’s Computer and Technology Services


La Porte County Public Library has computers at every location for your use. We also offer:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Chromebooks for check out and use in the building
  • Printing and copies: $0.15 for black and white, $0.25 for color
  • Faxing: $1.00 per page
  • Basic computer and technology help
  • Document scanning
  • JAWS Screen Reader* (This device allows those who are visually impaired to use the computer)

*Only available at the Main Library.

Frequently asked questions


Do I need to be on a computer at the library in order to access library databases?

No. If you are logged into your library account, you can access most of our databases from anywhere you’d like.

What software programs are on library computers?

All locations have Chrome, Firefox, LibreOffice, and GIMP.

The Main Library has Microsoft Office 2010 and you can use Adobe Creative Suite 6 in the LPCPL Labs makerspace.

I have low vision. Does the library have any equipment or software to help me?

Yes, the Main Library has a magnifier which allows you to magnify an type of written material. It is located in the Indiana Room.

JAWS, Job Access With Speech, which is the world’s most popular screen reader, developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse is available in the Computer Lounge at the Main Library.

Do you have questions or need technology help? We are happy to help! Please feel free to reach out to our team for support.

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