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Computers and Printing

We have many computer workstations available for patron use. All computers offer internet access and are equipped with the Microsoft Office suite of software.

  • Computer users must abide by the Computer User Agreement
  • Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult while using a library computer.
  • Library computers are filtered.
  • For your safety and ours, saving or downloading is not allowed on library computers. USB drives are available for purchase.
  • Headphones/earbuds are not provided. You may use your own or purchase a set at the circulation desk.
  • Please note that patrons who owe fines in excess of $5.00 must clear their account before using the computers.

Printing is available from all library computers. 

  • 10 cents per side for black and white
  • 40 cents per side for color

Computer Accessories

Several accessories are available at the Circulation Desk for free use within the library:

  • Floppy Disk and CD Drives
  • Large Print / High Contrast Keyboards

Wireless (WiFi) Access and Printing

The library offers free wireless access inside our buildings. 

Wireless printing is also available. Go to our Wireless Printing page to learn how to print at the library from your laptop, home computer, or smart devices.

Tech Take-Out:  Hotspots, eReaders, Mini Projectors, Mobile Scanners, Rokus

WiFi Hotspots

Allowing patrons to take the internet wherever they need it, the Library circulates Hotspots for two-week loans.


The Library circulates Kindle Fires and Nook HDs for patron use, Pre-loaded with ebooks, apps for checking out other digital media, and access to Netflix.

Mini Projector

Project movies, games, and presentations with this compact device, available for two-week loans.

Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner

Scan photos, large and fragile documents, and memorabilia quickly without the use of a computer. The scanner can be checked out for two weeks.


Borrow a Roku to stream shows and movies from Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, ESPN, Max, AppleTV, Crunchyroll, and Disney+. Digital copies of some movies are also pre-loaded on Vudu/Movies Anywhere. Rokus are available for two-week loans.

A Technology Device Agreement Form must be signed to checkout any of these devices. Please refer to this form for details on additional checkout information and replacement costs. Tech Take-Out devices cannot be renewed and must be returned in the building. There will be a fee if the device is returned in the bookdrop.

Tech Tutors

Need assistance with technology? Sign up for a one-on-one tutoring session with one of our staff. Call either building or submit a request to set up an appointment.

Copying, Faxing, Scanning and Laminating


The Library offers self-serve access to black & white and color copying in both buildings. Black & white copies are 10 cents a side. Color copies are 40 cents a side.


Faxing transmission and reception is available in both buildings for $1 per page, excluding cover sheets. 

  • Channahon Library Fax:  (815) 467-4012
  • Minooka Branch Fax:  (815) 467-1632

The library offers free, self-serve scanning stations at both locations. Patrons are able to scan to Google Drive, email, USB Drive, or a smartphone. 


Lamination is available at both buildings for items less than 24". A completed lamination agreement and payment is due at drop-off. The laminating is done on Fridays or as staff availability allows. Prices vary according to size:

  • Items up to 8 1/2 x 11: $1
  • Items over 8 1/2 x 11: $2

Laminating Policy

Disc Repair

Take advantage of the Library's disc repair system to clean your well-loved CDs, DVDs, and videogames. 

Three Rivers card holders can bring up to 5 discs a week and have them cleaned for a $2/disc fee. Turnaround is usually a week, and payment is due at drop-off.

Die Cut Machine

The Minooka Branch has an AccuCut Die Cut Machine that is available for public use. Bring your own paper or purchase paper from us for 5 cents per sheet.