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Computer Workshops

Classes are held in the Technology Lab. Registration with Glenview Library card required. Participants must be at least 18 years old. Class size is limited and 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.

Technology Classes

Tech Talk for Non-Techies • Just Drop-In

First Monday of the Month

A Q&A discussion to explore websites, apps, social media, smart devices, email, and more. Topics vary monthly. Library card not required.

EXCEL 2010 Basics

Tuesday, May 30, 7-8:30 PM

For beginners—Discover the EXCEL spreadsheet layout, data input, and basics for writing formulas. Limit 12.

POWERPOINT 2013 Basics

Thursday, June 15, 2-3:30 PM

Learn to create presentations and standalone slideshows for work, school or personal use.

Digital Storage & The Cloud

Thursday, June 29, 1:30-3 PM

What is the “cloud”? How does it work? Learn the pros and cons of digital storage for your documents and photos in this demonstration-only class.

WORD 2013 Basics

Tuesday, July 11, 2-3:30 PM

For beginners—Learn how to create and edit documents.


Wednesday, July 12, 2-3:30 PM

Make connections. Build your professional identity. Learn how to network using this social media site for professionals. Sign up for a LinkedIn account before class. Limit 12.

EXCEL 2013 Basics

Thursday, July 20, 2-3:30 PM

For beginners—Discover the EXCEL spreadsheet layout, data input, and the basics for writing formulas. Limit 12.

WORD 2013 Styles, Tables & Images

Tuesday, August 8, 2-3:30 PM

Format documents and learn how to work with pictures and clip art. Basic WORD skills required.

EXCEL 2013 Intermediate

Wednesday, August 16, 2-3:30 PM

Do more with your spreadsheets. Learn several intermediate skills including tables and charts, conditional formatting, and absolute/relative cell references. Basic EXCEL skills required. Limit 16.

Internet Essentials

Thursday, August 17, 2-3:30 PM

Uncover tactics for using browsers, search engines, search strategies, and website navigation in this hands-on class.


Getting Started with

Tuesday, June 20, 10-11:30 AM

Learn how to easily navigate this popular online resource.

Adding Context: Social History for Genealogists

Saturday, July 8, 1-3 PM • Community Room

Ginger Frere will discuss the value of adding social context to family stories, review samples of narratives where context is provided, and look at some published social histories to determine where and how to find materials of interest to genealogists. In partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society.

Immigration Records

Tuesday, July 18, 10-11:30 AM

Find your immigrant ancestors in passenger lists and naturalization records.

Evernote for Genealogy

Tuesday, August 1, 2-3:30 PM

Organize your research with this useful app.