Computer Classes

More technology help options:

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  • 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

March

Registration begins on Monday, February 20th via phone, online, or in person.

Beyond the Basics

Introduction to HTML-Wednesday, March 29 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Learn one of the fundamental building blocks of the Web. Designed for those who blog or use a CMS.

Job Search

You and iOS-Tuesday, March 28 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 12
Learn to organize, customize, back up, and secure your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Please bring your device to class. Several iPads will be available.

Digital Media

Oral Histories: Preserve Your Past-Monday, March 20 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Keep your memories alive by recording and editing your voice in digital format using our Digital Media Studio.

Photoshop Q & A-Thursday, March 23 from 2-4 pm. No registration required.
Have you ever wanted to use Photoshop to enhance a photo? Visit this informal gathering any time between 2-4 pm for answers about Photoshop whether you’re a beginner or an expert. This session offers one-on-one assistance and discussion among staff and fellow students. You may bring a flash drive with files or even your laptop with Photoshop installed.

Microsoft

Word: Tables, Templates, and Macros-Tuesday, March 21 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
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.

April

Registration begins on Monday, March 20th via phone, online, or in person.

Basics

Google Like a Guru-Wednesday, April 5 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 6
Learn how to find and evaluate info on the Web.

Mousercise-Thursday, April 6 from 6:30-8 pm. Class size: 6
In our most basic computer class, you learn how to use a two-button mouse to select, click, drag, highlight, cut, and paste.

Introduction to Email-Friday, April 7 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 6
Register for and learn the basics of a Gmail account.

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

Beyond the Basics

Online Privacy and Security-Monday, April 3 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Learn strategies for organizing your files, folders, and pictures on your computer and online cloud services.

Do Better Research-Wednesday, April 5 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 10
You probably do research every single day, whether at work or in your personal life. Learn tips to improve your efficiency, explore better resources, and see how our librarians can help.

So You Wanna Blog?-Wednesday, April 12 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 10
Discover several popular blogging websites to contribute to the conversation on the Web.

Password Management-Tuesday, April 18 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Protect your digital life by learning how to create hard-to-hack passwords and store them online and offline.

Job Search

Introduction to LinkedIn-Tuesday, April 4 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
How to join LinkedIn, build your profile, make connections, add recommendations, and maintain and enhance your LinkedIn page. This class is for those without existing LinkedIn accounts.

Mobile

Hello, Android-Friday, April 7 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!

Digital Media

Lights! Camera! Action!-Saturday, April 22 from 2-4 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.

Adobe Illustrator: Icons and Logos-Friday, April 28 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 4
In this intermediate class, learn to create basic vector graphics in the form of unique icons and logos

Microsoft

Word Basics-Wednesday, April 5 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, April 21 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 6
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 Basics: Operations and Formatting-Monday, April 17 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Covers working with tables, large datasets, conditional formatting, outlines, and intermediate formulas and functions.

Excel Pivot Tables-Wednesday, April 19 from noon-12:45pm. Class size: 8
Learn how to use pivot tables to summarize key data from a larger spreadsheet. Registrants should be familiar with Excel basics.

Excel: Simple Financial Report-Monday, April 24 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Learn how to use Excel to create a profit/loss projection based on production costs and sales information. Registrants should be familiar with fundamentals of Excel.

PowerPoint Basics-Tuesday, April 18 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to create Microsoft PowerPoint slideshows with dynamic features to spice up your presentations.

Windows 10 Basics-Tuesday, April 4 from 10 am-noon. 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.

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