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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
December 5 & February 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.

EXCEL 2010 Basics

Tuesday, December 6, 7-8:30 PM • Limit 12

Discover the EXCEL spreadsheet layout, data input, and the basics for writing formulas.

Storing & Sharing Your
Digital Photographs

Wednesday, January 11, 2-3 PM

Learn to store, manage, and share your digital pictures online with Google Photos in this demonstration-only class.

Digital Storage & The Cloud

Thursday, January 12, 1:30-3 PM

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

Facebook Basics

Thursday, January 19, 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.

Job Search Preparation

Tuesday, January 31, 2-3:30 PM

Use library resources to help you write resumes and cover letters, prepare for interviews and career exams, learn workplace skills, and identify employers.

WORD 2010 Styles
Tables & Images

Tuesday, February 7, 2-3:30 PM

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

NEW! EXCEL 2010 Intermediate

Thursday, February 9, 1:30-3 PM • Limit 16

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.

Internet Essentials

Tuesday, February 14, 2-3:30 PM

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

POWERPOINT 2010 Basics

Thursday, February 16, 2-3:30 PM

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

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.

Genealogy

Beginning Genealogy

Tuesday, January 17, 2-3:30 PM

Learn the basic steps to start researching your family tree.

Genealogy Research Day

Saturday, January 28, 1-4 PM
Location: Technology Lab/Genealogy & Local History Room

Getting started with genealogy? Hit a brick wall in your research? Our genealogy experts can help with your research. Join us in the Technology Lab or visit the Genealogy and Local History Room to use our print collections. Drop in any time between 1–4 PM to get individualized help. Library card not required.

The Chicago 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition: What Remains & New Links to H.H. Holmes

Saturday, February 11, 1-3 PM • Community Room

Local historian and former criminal investigator Ray Johnson discusses the legacy of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, including relics that remain and previously undiscovered links to “The Devil” Dr. H.H. Holmes. In partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society.

Chicago & Cook County Resources

Wednesday, February 22, 10-11:30 AM

Discover resources for Chicago and Cook County.

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