Technology + Learning
The Kankakee Public Library offers computers usage, printing services, + more
Computer + Internet Usage
We have public computers available for use on our 3rd Floor.
Time slot ten minutes. Computer will shut down at ten minutes. Best for a quick print or to send a short email. No library card or photo ID necessary.
Regular Public Computer
Kankakee area Library card or photo ID necessary. Time slot thirty minutes. No need to reserve time slot. If Library card fines total over $9.99, $1.00 will be required to put toward fines before computer use.
The Library is not liable for any damages or losses which may arise in connection with a patron's use of the computers or Internet. The Library is not responsible for damage to any patron property or loss of material while using the Library’s computers.
The Library does not provide e-mail accounts.
Misuse of the computer will result in the loss of computer privileges, potential loss of Library privileges and possible prosecution. Such misuses include, but are not limited to: using the computer for illegal activities; gaining or attempting to gain illegal access (hacking) into secured Library computer systems, or any other secured computer system; damaging or attempting to damage computer equipment or software; interfering with systems operations, integrity, or security; violating copyright laws and software licensing agreements; accessing websites deemed by staff as inappropriate for viewing in a public place; or any activity prohibited by this policy.
Faxing + Printing
The Kankakee Public Library has a fax machine available for public use in the Adult Services Department on the 3rd Floor. A fax costs $1.50 for one page, and $1 for each additional page, and faxes are capped at $10 total.
Black and white printouts on 8.5”x11” paper are 15¢ per page. Color print outs on 8.5”x11” paper are 50¢ per page. Black and white print-outs on 11”x17” paper are 30¢ per page. Color print outs on 11”x17” paper are $1.00 per page. Printouts made on other library-owned equipment are included in this total.
We provide laminating services as well. Each 8.5"x11" sheet is $.50. If you have a large job, we ask that you leave it with our Adult Services Department to work on and you'll receive a call when it is finished.
We provide exam proctoring in our Adult Services Department. Please contact Vicki at to arrange for this service.
We have several Notaries on staff. Appointments are not necessary but calling Library staff (815.939.4564) is encouraged to ensure that a Notary is available. Please bring the document that you need notarized unsigned with a form of I.D.
For assistance in building your resume:
For assistance with computer literacy, resume development + review, job hunting, GED preparation, and more:
Kankakee Community College North Extension Center
450 North Kinzie Avenue, Bradley, IL 60915