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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.


Internet Searching Basics

Tuesday, June 16, 2-3:30 PM

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

Internet Searching Intermediate

Thursday, June 25, 2-3:30 PM

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


WORD 2010 Basics

Tuesday, June 9, 2-3:30 PM
Tuesday, August 11, 10-11:30 AM

Overall introduction to this popular word processing software.

WORD 2010 Formatting & Images

Tuesday, May 26, 2-3:30 PM
Tuesday, July 14, 2-3:30 PM

Format your document and learn how to work with pictures and clip art.

EXCEL 2010 Basics

Friday, July 31, 10-11:30 AM

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


Tech Talk • Just Drop-In

First Monday of the Month
June 1, July 6 & August 3, 7-8:30 PM

Join this Internet user discussion group— a monthly Q&A for exploring websites, social media, online searching, and the Library’s electronic resources. Topics vary monthly. New members are welcome.

CCH, Consumer Reports
& More Online Finds

Thursday, May 21, 2-3:30 PM

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

NEW! Exploring Google Tools

Thursday, July 16, 10-11:30 AM

Google provides many tools besides searching the Internet. Come explore some of the more popular ones such as Docs, YouTube, and Voice. Gmail account required. Limit 12.


Thursday, August 6, 2-3:30 PM

What is Twitter, anyway? Get acquainted with this online social networking service that has more than just text messaging. Please sign up for a Twitter account before class.

NEW! Pinterest for Small Businesses

Friday, August 7, 2-3:30 PM

Let this social media program help your business grow by increasing visibility on the web. Business accounts are free. Valid email account required. Limit 12.

Facebook Basics

Friday, August 14, 10-11:30 AM

Get started with the basics, including signing up, creating a profile, and adding friends. Valid email account required.


NEW! European Genealogy

Friday, June 5, 10-11:30 AM

Learn how to find European sources for your immigrant ancestors.

The Unforgettable Story
of Unbroken with Byron Kinney

Saturday, June 13, 1-3:30 PM

The story of the best-selling book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, about the life of WWII P.O.W. survivor Louis Zamperini, is a riveting story of survival, suffering, salvation, and forgiveness. WWII Air Force B-29 pilot Byron Kinney will share his personal connection to this fascinating story via his mission to Japan, which was instrumental in saving 700 starving POWs—including Zamperini. Mr. Kinney will also speak about the continuing story of their relationship, especially during the past 25 years. In partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society.


Wednesday, July 29, 2-3:30 PM

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


Download books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, music, and TV shows 24/7 with MyMediaMall, Zinio, and hoopla (coming May 18!)—FREE services to Glenview Library cardholders. Learn about these exciting digital platforms in this special series of workshops & tutorials. Unless otherwise noted, registration is required.