Computers & Technology

Wireless Printing

Print virtually any document or web page from your Internet connected PC to one of our Library printers. There is no additional software required. Contact our Adult Services Department for more information.

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Computer Use

Our free unlimited computers are located on the second floor of our facility and are open to the public. We offer internet access, Microsoft Office, scanning stations, and printers. Several computers and iPad stations specifically configured for little ones are located in our Youth Services Department.

Launch Pads

Checkout our secure, pre-loaded learning tablet created just for kids! No download time. No need for Wi-Fi. Access to powerful content is simple as turning on each device — anytime, anywhere. Contact our Youth Services Department for more information.


Our wireless Sprint Mobile Hotspots allow you to access the internet from any Wi-Fi-capable device—smartphones, tablets, and laptops! These highly popular items are in great demand, so put yours on hold today! Contact our Customer Relations Department for more information.


Faxing is available at the Adult Services Department. Faxes cost $1.00 per page to send and 50¢ per page to receive. For more information, contact our Adult Services Department at 815-895-2500 ext. 410. Sycamore Library’s fax number is 815-839-7270.


Printers and copiers are available for public use. Staff can help you load money onto your Sycamore Library card with cash, check, or a credit card. If you are not a Sycamore Library cardholder, we will issue you a temporary pass. Contact our Adult Services Department for more information.

Costs for Black and White: 10¢ per side (Letter 8 ½” x 11″ and Legal 8 1/2″ x 14″), and 20¢ per side (Ledger 11″ x 17″).

Costs for Color: 50¢ per side (Letter 8 1/2″ x 11″ and Legal 8 1/2″ x 14″), $1.00 per side for (Ledger 11″ x 17″).


Free WiFi is available througout the library. Simply log on select “Sycamore Library” as your wireless connection; no password required! Contact any service department for help.

Simple Scan

Simple Scan is an easy to use touch-screen scanning device that scans, saves, and sends all your documents, photos, magazines and more. The Simple Scan Station can automatically auto-crop, auto-straighten and auto-orient each page scanned.Simple scan can do anything that a traditional scanner or copier can do – but instead of printing the document, Simple Scan can save or send your document virtually anywhere.Because Simple Scan is completely digital there is no paper or toner waste that occurs by using a traditional copy machine. Also, Simple Scan has a unique patented scanner design that allows the book page to lie flat on the glass and protects the spine of the book from damage.

What can Simple Scan Do?Simple Scan scans your document in crystal clear quality, gives you the option to save in many different formats, and send or save your item to many different places.

What formats can I save my document in after I scan it?You can save your scanned item in the following formats:

  • PDF’s
  • Searchable PDF
  • Word
  • TIFF
  • JPEG

What happens after I choose my format?After you decide how you want your scanned item saved, Simple Scan’s touch screen guides you through several ways to save or send it including:

  • Save to USB
  • Send to email
  • Save to a Network Folder
  • Send to Google Docs
  • Send to print
  • Fax your item
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