Study rooms are available on a first-come basis for high school students, adults, or younger children who are accompanied by an adult. Priority will be given to groups. Library staff will impose a two-hour time limit when others are waiting. Check in with a library staff member for access to a study room.
Find Your Answer
We offer a variety of online resources (databases) for kids. Visit this page to learn about our resources especially for kids.
Computers are available at GEPL for member use. Members who are 10-years-old or younger must be accompanied by an adult to use unfiltered internet. Members 11-17 must have a parent’s signed permission for unfiltered internet access.
You can print from library computers. Black and white copies are 10 cents a page, and color copies are 50 cents a page.
A black and white copier is located in the main lobby of the library. Copies are 10 cents a page.
BookScan stations located in both the Youth and Adult Departments allow you to scan, print, email or save items to a thumb drive or save them as Google Documents. You to save items in PDF, DOC or JPEG formats.
The Youth Department has a collection of District 41 & District 89 textbooks for use in the library.
Find magazine articles, encyclopedia entries and other information in online databases. You must enter your library card number to use these from home, but a library card is not required to use these databases inside the library.
Staff are available to show members how to use our databases and the library catalog. We can locate library materials at GEPL and other libraries. GEPL’s Adult Department offers free computer classes on a wide range of topics.