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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.


Tech Talk • Just Drop-In

First Monday of the Month
June 6, 7-8:30 PM
August 1, 7-8:30 PM
No class in July

Join this Internet user discussion group—a monthly Q&A for exploring websites, apps, social media, online searching, and the Library’s electronic resources. Bring your mobile device with you to learn how to access library resources on the go. Topics vary monthly.

Facebook Basics

Tuesday, June 14, 2-3:30 PM

Get started with the basics, including signing up, creating a profile, and adding friends. Valid email account required. Please sign up for a Facebook account before class.

NEW! Introduction to

Wednesday, June 15, 2-3:30 PM gives you access to high-level online video courses for business, software, technology, and creative skills taught by industry experts.

Internet Essentials

Tuesday, July 12, 2-3:30 PM

Learn about browsers, search engines, basic vocabulary, searching strategies, and finding your way around a website in this hands-on class.


Wednesday, July 27, 2-3:30 PM

Make connections. Build your professional identity. Learn how to network on this professional social media site. For those new to LinkedIn. Must have a valid email address. Please sign up for a LinkedIn account before class.

NEW! Digital Storage & The Cloud

Thursday, August 4, 7-8:30 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.


WORD 2010
Styles, Tables & Images

Friday, August 12, 10-11:30 AM

Learn how to work with styles, pictures, and tables to take your document beyond basic formatting. Basic WORD skills required.

WORD 2010 Basics

Friday, June 17, 10-11:30 AM

Overall introduction to this popular word processing software. Mouse and keyboarding skills required.


Immigration Records

Wednesday, June 29, 2-3:30 PM

Find your immigrant ancestors in passenger lists and naturalization records.

Genealogy Research Day

Saturday, July 16, 1-4 PM • Just Drop In
Location: Technology Lab/Genealogy & Local History Room

Need help getting started with genealogy? Have you hit a brick wall in your research? Join us in the Technology Lab where our genealogy experts can help you with your research, or visit the Genealogy & Local History Room to use our print collections. Drop in any time between 1-4 PM to get individualized help, learn new tricks, and utilize our resources. Glenview Library card not required.

Find Your Female Ancestors

Tuesday, July 19, 10-11:30 AM

Tracing female ancestors can be challenging. Learn about which records will help you find those elusive maiden names.

European Genealogy

Thursday, August 18, 2-3:30 PM

Discover the process for researching ancestors in European sources.