eTutor videos are short how-to videos to help you out with our library services. This page is still being developed. Check back often for more!

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iPad Basics

eTutor - iPad Basics
New to the iPad? We will explain what all the buttons and switches do on your iPad!
eTutor - Install & Delete Apps
Installing app is easy and deleting them is even easier! We will show you how in this video.
eTutor - Passcode your iPad
Securing your iPad is easy. We will show you how to setup a passcode for your iPad.
eTutor - Updating your iPad
Learn how to keep your iPad up to date.
eTutor - Saving Battery Power iOS 7
Learn tips and tricks on saving battery power in the latest software update.
eTutor - iPad Photo Editing & Sharing
Did you know you can edit and share your photos on your iPad? We will show you how to crop, edit, and email your photos!

Windows 8.1

eTutor- Shortcuts for Taskbar (Windows 8.1)
Learn how to create a shortcut for the Taskbar in Windows 8.1.
eTutor - Starting to the Desktop in Windows 8.1
Learn how to configure Windows 8.1 to start in desktop mode.


eTutor - CardStar
Learn how to download and use the CardStar App.

Hoopla & Roku (Streaming Music & Movies)

Hoopla eTutor Videos

eTutor - Hoopla Desktop Version
Learn how to stream music and movies from Hoopla on your desktop!
Get Started - Hoopla Mobile Version
Learn how to signup, borrow, and download titles with Hoopla! Learn more about Hoopla by visiting our eLibrary.

Roku eTutor Videos

eTutor - Connecting Roku to the TV
Indian Prairie Public Library offers Roku Players you can check out! This video shows you how to connect one of our players to a TV. Get more information at
eTutor - Configuring Wireless on the Roku
Learn how to configure the Roku device to your wireless network.
eTutor - Watching Netflix on Roku
IPPL Cardholders now can watch the latest TV shows and movies with Netflix on our Roku players. Wanna learn more? Visit for information!
eTutor - Using Vudu on Roku
IPPL Cardholders now can watch the latest TV shows and movies with Vudu on our Roku players. Wanna learn more? Visit for information!

SWAN Catalog

Resetting Your PIN - SWAN Catalog
As of April 14 all IPPL Members will have their pins reset to their last four digits of their phone number. Learn how to reset your SWAN PIN on our Catalog. If you are having trouble logging into yo...
Text Notifications - SWAN Catalog
Did you know now you have the option to receive text messages for holds, items due, and more. In this video we will show you how add your cell phone to receive texts from our new catalog If you are h...
Getting Started - SWAN Catalog
Get started using our new online catalog. Along with a new look there are also many great new features. Be sure to check out for more information.