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Technology classes & more

Get connected to the technology you need at the Library. In addition to our tech available for your use, the library also hosts classes on a variety of technological topics, including introductions to our digitization equipment; tips and tricks for apps, software, and more; social media use and safety; and many, many more. Register for our classes early, as they do fill up!

UPCOMING TECHNOLOGY EVENTS
Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Mon, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 20, 10:00am - 11:30am

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 17, 10:00am - 11:30am

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 21, 10:00am - 11:30am

Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Computers for Adults

We provide 8 public access PC Internet computers and 3 iMac computers in our Information and Reader Services for use. Adults may use a computer for 1 hour with a Geneva Library card. 30 minute guest passes are available for anyone who does not have a Geneva Library card.

Information and Reader Services public access PC computers have the following software:

Microsoft Access 2013
Microsoft Excel 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft Word 2013


Information and Reader Services public access iMac computers have the following software:

Adobe Acrobat
After Effects
Dreamweaver
Illustrator
InDesign
Lightroom
Photoshop
Premier Pro

Scanner and Fax

A scanner is available for public use in the Information and Reader Services Department. Files may be saved to a USB drive, emailed or printed.

A fax and scanner is also available for public use in the upstairs lobby. Fax for domestic delivery is free.

Laptops and Phone Chargers

Laptops and phone chargers are available for use in-house at the Information Desk. A library card or ID is required for use.

Tablets

We offer a choice of Nook Glowlights, iPads or Samsung tablets for checkout that are preloaded with ebooks and other age-appropriate content.
 

Nook Glowlights

We have eight Nook Glowlights available for checkout with a loan period of 14 days. Two are pre-loaded with 2018 Lincoln nominees, three are pre-loaded with the 2018 Rebecca Caudill nominees and five are pre-loaded with the 2017 Viking nominees.

iPads

We have six iPads available for checkout with a loan period of 14 days.  These devices are loaded with Apple's 16 built in apps.

Samsung Tablets

We have three Samsung TabE tablets available for checkout with a loan period of 14 days. These devices are pre-loaded with graphic novels, comic book, and manga titles.  These devices do not have Internet connection.

iPads located in Youth Services

Try out an iPad Air in our Youth Services Department loaded with these kid-friendly educational apps.

Digitization Equipment

Video Converter

Transfer video to your computer from a VCR, DVD player, camcorder, or other analog device.

VCR/ DVD Player

Play VHS tapes or DVDs in order to transfer VHS tapes or DVDs to your computer with the video coverter.

8mm Camcorder

Play Super VHS or 8mm cassette tapes in order to transfer your Super VHS or 8mm cassette tapes to your computer with the video converter.

Photo Converter

Create digital files from hard copy photos.

Slide Converter

Create digital files from hard copy slides, negatives, and film.

Cassette Converter

Create MP3 files from your cassette tapes.

Vinyl Converter

Create MP3 files from your vinyl records.

8mm Film Converter

Transfer 8mm film to your computer.

Audio Equipment

Do you need a CD player? The Library has one you can check out and use at home.
 

CD Player

Play music CDs and audiobooks.

WiFi

Free WiFi is available througout the library. Simply log on select “GPLD Patron” as your wireless connection; no password required!