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Computer Workshops

computer workshops

Classes are held in the Technology Lab.
Class size is limited. Registration with Glenview Library card required.

Participants must be 18 years old. Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment; registrants will be notified. Latecomers will not be seated. For questions or to register, visit or call the Reference Services Desk at 847-729-7500 x 7700.


Internet Searching Basics

Thursday, December 3, 2-3:30 PM

Lost in the Internet? We’ll help you find your way. Learn how to find and evaluate useful websites.

Internet Searching Intermediate

Thursday, December 10, 10-11:30 AM

Spend less time searching and more time finding exactly what you need. Basic search skills required.


WORD 2010 Basics

Tuesday, December 15, 10-11:30 AM
Tuesday, January 19, 2-3:30 PM

Overall introduction to this popular word processing software.

EXCEL 2010 Basics

Wednesday, February 10, 10-11:30 AM

Learn the layout of the EXCEL spreadsheet, how to input data, and the basics for writing formulas.

WORD 2010 Formatting & Images

Monday, December 21, 2-3:30 PM
Tuesday, February 2, 10-11:30 AM

Overall introduction to this popular word processing software.


Tech Talk • Just Drop-In

First Monday of the Month
December 7, 7-8:30 PM
January 4, 7-8:30 PM
February 1, 7-8:30 PM

Join this Internet user discussion group— a monthly Q&A for exploring websites, social media, online searching, and the Library’s electronic resources. Topics vary monthly. New members are welcome.

Facebook Basics

Wednesday, December 16, 10-11:30 AM

Get started with the basics, including signing up, creating a profile, and adding friends. Valid email account required.

Business & Finance Databases

Thursday, January 28, 2-3:30 PM

The Library’s online resources provide a wealth of information for investors, consumers, and small businesses. Learn how to access this information—in the Library or at home.


Thursday, February 25, 2-3:30 PM

What is Twitter, anyway? Get acquainted with this online social networking service that has more than just text messaging. Please sign up for a Twitter account before class.


Digging Deeper with

Wednesday, January 13, 2-3:30 PM

Discover Ancestry’s special collections and the “Card Catalog,” and understand how to get the most out of your advanced searches.

Genealogy Research Day

Saturday, January 16, 1-4 PM
Technology Lab and Genealogy & Local History Room

Need help getting started with genealogy? Have you hit a brick wall in your research? Join us in the Technology Lab where our genealogy experts can help you with your research, or visit the Genealogy Room to use our print collections. Drop in any time between 1-4 PM to get individualized help, learn new tricks, and utilize our resources. Registration preferred.

Historical Newspapers

Tuesday, February 23, 10-11:30 AM

Learn how to find and search historical newspapers in your genealogy research and discover why they are an important resource.


Download books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, music, and TV shows 24/7 with MyMediaMall, Zinio, and hooplaFREE services to Glenview Library cardholders. Learn about these exciting digital platforms in this special series of workshops & tutorials. Unless otherwise noted, registration is required.