Plainfield Public Library District

Computers and Technology

Computers and Printing

There are 12 Windows 7 computers and 2 Mac Mini computers for adults on the upper level and 16 computers for kids under 18, available on the lower level in the Youth Services Department.

  • You must have a Library card to use a computer
  • You may have up to three 60-minute computer sessions per day, depending upon computer availability
  • Non-library cardholders are welcome to use the Express Station for one 15-minute session per day
  • Children under age 11 must be under the direct supervision of an adult while accessing the internet
  • Earbuds may be purchased for $2.00 each and USB drives may be purchased for $10.00 each
  • Each Windows PCs has access four USB ports and a single read-only CD/DVD drive
  • Mini Macs have access to a single USB port

Printing costs 10 cents a side in black & white and 50 cents a side in color.  You may pay for print jobs with:

  • Change (no pennies)
  • Currency ($1 or $5 bills)
  • Money stored on your Library card
  • Credit/debit cards (Visa or MasterCard)

Wireless Access (WiFi) and Printing

The Library offers free wireless internet access. Wireless printing at the regular printing fees is also available. Go to http://www.printeron.net/plainfieldpl/webprint to learn how to print at the Library from your laptop or home computer.

Copy Machines

The Library offers self-serve access to black & white and color copying on both floors of the building. Black & white copies are 10 cents a side. Color copies are 50 cents a side.


Microfilm Reader

A microfilm reader/printer is located on the upper level of the Library.  You can save digital images to the computer, email or USB drives.  Printing from the microfilm reader costs 10 cents a side for black & white copies and 50 cents a side for color copies.


Self-Serve Scanner and Fax

From this station, located adjacent to the Reference Desk on the upper level, you can scan a document and do five basic things:

  1. Scan to Fax ($1.00 per page)
  2. Scan to Google Drive
  3. Scan to Email
  4. Scan to a USB Drive
  5. Scan to a Smartphone/tablet

You may save the document you are scanning in any one of the following file formats:

  • .pdf
  • Searchable .pdf
  • Word .doc
  • .tiff
  • .jpeg

If you have any questions, please ask for help at the Reference Desk.

815-436-6639
15025 S. Illinois St. Plainfield, Illinois