Computer and Technology Services

Computer Lab at Laporte County Public Library

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)
  • Large Font Keyboard for visually impaired*
  • Get help with computers 1 on 1 through Book a Librarian

*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 resources?

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

 

What software programs are on library computers?

All public computers have internet access, word processing, spreadsheets, and image editing.

 

Can children use the computers?

Each location has at least one designated computer with filtered internet access for children.

 

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

Yes, the Main Library has a magnifier that allows you to magnify any type of written material. We also have a low vision keyboard. Both pieces of equipment are located in the Computer Lounge.

 

Can I use my own device?

Wi-Fi and comfy seating are available for you to use with your personal device. Wireless printing from your device is also available.

 

Is someone available to help me with the technology?

Someone is available to help you get on the technology. If you need more in-depth assistance, you can set up a one-on-one technology appointment by filling out the Book a Librarian form here

 

What other software programs are available?

The Main Library has additional programs and equipment available in the LPCPL Maker Labs. Visit our LPCPL Maker Lab page for more information.

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La Porte County Public Library

Phone: (219) 362-6156
Email: help@laportelibrary.org

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