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.

CORE SKILLS/
INTERNET BASICS

CANCELLED! Basic Internet Searching

Tuesday, April 8, 2-3:30 PM

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

Intermediate Internet Searching

Tuesday, April 22, 2-3:30 PM

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

MICROSOFT OFFICE

Introduction to WORD 2010

Tuesday, May 6, 6:30-8 PM

Overall introduction to this popular word processing software.

Intermediate WORD 2010

Tuesday, May 27, 6:30-8 PM

Discover how to format your document, plus how to work with pictures and clip art.

Introduction to EXCEL 2010

Wednesday, May 14, 2-3:30 PM

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

iPad & iPhone Workshops

Bring your iPad or iPhone to these interactive workshops, presented by Geoff Horwitz, the Mac Mentor. Devices must be charged and in working order. Due to its popularity, patrons are limited to one "Getting Started" and one "Going Further" session. Multipurpose Room. Limit 20.

Getting Started

Thursday, April 10, 7-8:30 OR
Thursday, May 8, 7-8:30

Learn the external features, buttons, and apps.

Going Further

Monday, April 28, 7-8:30 OR
Monday, May 19, 7-8:30

Learn settings, messaging, calendar, notes, and more.

SPECIAL SUBJECTS

Beyond Google Group • Just Drop-In

First Monday of the Month
April 7, 7-8:30 PM
May 5, 7-8:30 PM

Internet savvy is just a click away. Explore the latest developments and search techniques. Your questions direct the discussion—bring them with you. New members are welcome.

Files & Folders

Wednesday, April 9, 2-3:30 PM

Learn file organization and storage for Windows.

Twitter

Thursday, April 17, 2-3:30 PM

What is Twitter, anyway? Get acquainted with this online social networking service that has more than just text messaging.

New! Skype

Friday, April 25, 2-3:30 PM

Want to chat with your cousin in Australia or interview for a job in Alabama? Using Skype, you can video-conference with friends around the world for free. Bring your own video-enabled laptop, tablet, or smartphone to participate, or just follow along with the demonstration. Community Room East. Limit 20.

New! CCH, Consumer Reports & More Online Finds

Wednesday, May 28, 2-3:30 PM

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

New! Craigslist

Thursday, May 29, 2-3:30 PM

Navigate the ins and outs of online classified ads on this popular website. The class will focus on buying/selling, searching rental ads, and avoiding scams.

GENEALOGY

New! Search the National Archives

Wednesday, April 30, 2-3:30 PM

Learn about which records are available online and how to conduct in-person research at the National Archives.

Discover FamilySearch.org

Wednesday, May 21, 6-7:30 PM

The nonprofit genealogy organization FamilySearch.org offers an impressive free database and online services. Come see what you can discover.

EXPLORING eBOOKS

Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines 24/7 with MyMediaMall and Zinio, free services to Glenview Library cardholders. Learn about these services in this special series of workshops and tutorials.

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