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

Internet Searching Basics

Thursday, September 18, 2-3:30 PM
Thursday, November 6, 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

Tuesday, September 23, 2-3:30 PM
Tuesday, November 18, 2-3:30 PM

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

MICROSOFT OFFICE

WORD 2010 Basics

Tuesday, September 9, 2-3:30 PM

Overall introduction to this popular word processing software.

WORD 2010 Intermediate

Tuesday September 30, 2-3:30 PM

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

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, August 14, 7-8:30
Thursday, September 11, 7-8:30
Thursday, October 9, 7-8:30
OR
Thursday, November 13, 7-8:30

Learn the external features, buttons, and apps.

Going Further

Monday, August 25, 7-8:30
Monday, September 22, 7-8:30
Monday, October 27, 7-8:30
OR
Monday, November 24, 7-8:30

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

SPECIAL SUBJECTS

Beyond Google Group • Just Drop-In

First Monday of the Month
October 6, 7-8:30 PM
November 3, 7-8:30 PM
No class in September

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.

eBay Selling

Thursday, September 11, 2-3:30 PM

Basics of eBay selling will be introduced and the website navigation will be demonstrated.

NEW! The Enterprise Catalog
Let’s Explore Together

Tuesday, September 16, 10-11 AM
Thursday, October 2, 2-3 PM

Take a tour of Enterprise, the Library’s new online catalog system. Learn how to find materials, log in to your account, send yourself a text, search other libraries, and more.

Your Kids Can Code
For Parents and Teachers

Wednesday, October 8, 6:30-8:30 PM

This two-hour, interactive workshop teaches parents and teachers the basics of computer coding and answers, “why is this important and where do we start?”

CCH, Consumer Reports & More Online Finds

Thursday, October 16, 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.

Twitter

Thursday, October 30, 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 attending class.

Holiday Greeting Cards

Friday, November 7, 2-3:30 PM

Making holiday cards is quick, easy, and inexpensive using Microsoft Word 2010.

GENEALOGY

Digging Deeper with Ancestry.com

Thursday, October 9, 2-3:30 PM

Discover Ancestry’s special collections and Card Catalog to understand how to get the most out of your advanced searches.

NEW! Family History Research Day

Saturday, October 25, 1-4 PM • Second Floor

Need assistance getting started with genealogy? Let our experts help you. Visit the Tech Lab for computer help and the Genealogy Room & Local History Room for print resource guidance. Registration preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.

Military Records Research

Tuesday, November 11, 10-11:30 AM

Learn how to find and use military records in your family history research.

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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