Computer Classes

More technology help options:

  • Lynda.com
  • Search our catalog for DVDs, ebooks, physical books, and more about computers
  • Ask a Librarian online, call 708.532.0160, x.1, or stop by to speak with a Librarian or Computer Assistant

February

Registration begins on Friday, January 20th via phone, online, or in person.

Basics

Mousercise-Thursday, February 2 from 2-3:30 pm. Class size: 6
Learn to use a two-button mouse. Take this class first if you do not know how to cut and paste.

Introduction to PCs-Friday, February 10 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Teaches the fundamentals of personal computing; designed for beginning computer users.

Beginner's Internet-Monday, February 13 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to find and evaluate info on the Web.

Introduction to Email-Wednesday, February 15 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
Register for and learn the basics of a Gmail account.

Beyond the Basics

So You Wanna Blog?-Friday, February 10 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 10
Discover several popular blogging websites to contribute to the conversation on the Web.

Online Privacy and Security-Tuesday, February 14 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Learn strategies for keeping your digital belongings private. This is an intermediate-to-advanced level class.

Password Management-Thursday, February 23 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Protect your digital life by learning how to create hard-to-hack passwords and store them online and offline.

Organize Your Digital Files, Folders, & Photos-Friday, February 24 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Learn strategies for organizing your files, folders, and pictures on your computer and online cloud services.

Digital Media

Cut it Out! Make Your Own Valentines (listed as DIY Scrapbooking and Decor in Newsletter)-Friday, February 3 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Get creative! Learn to design and cut out your own Valentine's Day greetings using the Digital Media Studio's Silhouette CAMEO. Materials will be provided, and registrants are also welcome to bring their own compatible materials. Registrants should be comfortable using a computer. This class is open to adults and teens

Photoshop 'til You Drop-Wednesday, February 8 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 4
Learn the basics of photo enhancement in Adobe Photoshop. This hands-on class is for those who are comfortable using a PC.

Digitize It! Photos and Slides-Wednesday, February 15 from 10am-noon. Class size: 4
Preserve your past by scanning old photographs and slides using the library's Conversion Station.

Lights! Camera! Action!-Tuesday, February 21 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 4
Star in a library video production! This hands-on class teaches you how to record, edit, and share videos you create with green screen technology in our Digital Media Studio.

Job Search

Introduction to LinkedIn-Tuesday, February 21 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to join, build your profile, make connections, add recommendations, and customize your LinkedIn page. Designed for those without a LinkedIn account.

Microsoft

Excel Basics: Operations and Formatting-Tuesday, February 7 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft's spreadsheet application.

Windows 10 Basics-Wednesday, February 8 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 10
This hands-on class is for those who are comfortable with a personal computer and wish to familiarize themselves with Microsoft's newest operating system.

PowerPoint Basics-Friday, February 10 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to create Microsoft PowerPoint slideshows with dynamic features to spice up your presentations.

Word Basics-Wednesday, February 22 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft's word-processing software. Includes the ribbon, text editing, font groups, paragraph formats, tables, page layout, and document proofing.

Word: Tables, Templates, and Macros-Friday, February 24 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Learn how to format tables and work with document templates, images, and graphics. Mail merge and macros are also covered. Registrants should be familiar with fundamentals of Microsoft Word.

Excel Intermediate: Functions & Charts-Tuesday, February 28 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Learn intermediate level functions and how to apply limits to cells. Also covers importing data into Excel and making charts or graphs.

Mobile

Hello, Android-Monday, February 20 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 10
Bring your device to discover more about your Android smartphone or tablet. Learn what makes Androids unique and how to get more done and have more fun!

More Technology Help Options:

  • Lynda.com
  • Search our catalog for DVDs, ebooks, physical books, and more about computers
  • Ask a Librarian online, call 708.532.0160, x.1, or stop by to speak with a Librarian or Computer Assistant