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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
March 6, 7-8:30 PM

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

What Every Parent Should Know

Wednesday, February 22, 7-8:30 PM • Community Room

Attorneys Nichole M. Waltz and Mildred V. Palmer will discuss parents’ legal rights, responsibilities, and limitations for tweens, teens, and young adults to age 25.

Facebook Basics

Tuesday, March 7, 2-3:30 PM

For beginners—Create a profile and get started with the basics of this popular social media site. This class will focus on Facebook for personal use. Sign up for a Facebook account before class.

Databases You Don't Want to Miss

Thursday, March 9, 10-11:30 AM

The Library’s online resources provide a wealth of information for investors, consumers, and small businesses, plus language learning, career development, and news sources. Learn how to access this information in the Library or at home.

PUBLISHER 2010 Basics

Tuesday, March 14, 2-3:30 PM

For beginners—Use templates, text boxes, and picture tools to create cards, posters, and more.

EXCEL 2010 Basics

Thursday, March 16, 1:30-3 PM
Tuesday, May 30, 7-8:30 PM

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

Travel Planning Online

Tuesday, April 4, 2-3:30 PM

Learn to use Internet tools for travel planning, purchasing airline tickets, and finding vacation packages online.


Tuesday, April 11, 7-8:30 PM

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

WORD 2010 Basics

Tuesday, April 18, 2-3:30 PM

For beginners—learn how to create and edit documents.

NEW! EXCEL 2010 Intermediate

Thursday, April 20, 1:30-3 PM

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

WORD 2010 Styles,
Tables & Images

Tuesday, April 25, 2-3:30 PM

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

Internet Essentials

Tuesday, May 23, 2-3:30 PM

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

Google Drive

Tuesday, May 16, 2:30-4 PM

New to Google Drive and its features? We’ll teach you how to create, upload, and manage content, and collaborate with others. Gmail account required.


Chicago & Cook County Resources

Wednesday, February 22, 10-11:30 AM

Discover resources for Chicago and Cook County.


Wednesday, March 8, 2-3:30 PM

Discover the impressive free database and extensive online services offered by this nonprofit genealogy organization.

Census Records

Wednesday, April 12, 2-3:30 PM

Learn to find and use census records in your genealogy research.

Historical Newspapers

Friday, May 19, 2-3:30 PM

Learn how to use newspapers in your genealogy research, where to find them online, and discover why they are an important resource.