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Classes are held in the Technology Lab. Registration with Glenview Library card required. Participants must be at least 18 years old. Class size is limited and 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.

Technology Classes

Tech Talk • Just Drop-In

First Monday of the Month
August 1, October 3, November 7, 7-8:30 PM

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.

CANCELLED! LinkedIn

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
Tuesday, October 25, 2-3:30 PM

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

WORD 2010 Basics

Tuesday, September 13, 2-3:30 PM

For beginners—learn how to create and edit documents.

EXCEL 2010 Basics

Wednesday, September 14, 2-3:30 PM

Discover the EXCEL spreadsheet layout, data input, and the basics for writing formulas.

Facebook Basics

Thursday, September 22, 2-3:30 PM

Get started with the basics, creating a profile, and adding friends. Sign up for a Facebook account before class.

NEW! Organizing Your Digital Photographs

Wednesday, September 28, 2-3:30 PM

Learn about popular online photo and file management websites that will make it easy to see, share, and store your memories.

Your iPad • Getting Started

Friday, October 7, 10-11:30 AM
Community Room East • Limit 15

Explore settings, browse the Internet, and download apps in this interactive workshop. iPads must be charged and in working order. Bring your Apple ID and password.

NEW! Google Drive

Thursday, October 13, 2-3:30 PM

New to Google Drive and its features? We’ll teach you to create/upload/manage content and collaborate with others. Gmail account required.

POWERPOINT 2010 Basics

Tuesday, October 18, 7-8:30 PM

Learn to create presentations and standalone slideshows for work, school or personal use.

Internet Essentials

Thursday, October 20, 2-3:30 PM

Uncover tactics for using browsers, search engines, search strategies, and website navigation in this hands-on class.

NEW! EXCEL 2010 Intermediate

Friday, November 4, 2-3:30 PM • Limit 16

Want to do more with your spreadsheets? Learn several skills including tables and charts, conditional formatting, and absolute/relative cell references. Basic EXCEL skills required.

Holiday Cards with PUBLISHER 2010

Tuesday, November 8, 2-3:30 PM

Use PUBLISHER templates, text boxes, and picture tools to create holiday greeting cards.

Travel Planning Online

Thursday, November 10, 2-3:30 PM

Learn to use Internet tools for travel planning, purchasing airline tickets, and finding vacation packages online.

Business & Investing Databases

Monday, November 14, 2-3:30 PM

Did you know you can access Morningstar with your Glenview Library card? Come explore e-resources for investors and consumers.

Genealogy

European Genealogy

Thursday, August 18, 2-3:30 PM

Discover the process for researching ancestors in European sources.

How I Use DNA in My Genealogy Research

Saturday, September 10, 1-3 PM
Community Room

Using case studies, genealogist Caron Primas Brennan will explain how to incorporate DNA testing into your own genealogy research. In partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society. Library card not required.

Ancestry.com

Tuesday, September 20, 2-3:30 PM

Begin your family search with Ancestry.com. Discover how to easily navigate one of the most popular genealogy databases.

Genealogy Research Day

Saturday, October 8, 1-4 PM
Technology Lab/Genealogy & Local History Room

Celebrate Family History Month. Our experts can assist with your “brick walls” or help you get started with your research. Drop in to get individualized help. Library card not required.

Online Genealogy Resources For Free!

Wednesday, October 26, 10-11:30 AM

Discover free genealogy websites to help you build your family tree and break down your “brick walls.”

NEW! Organizing Your Genealogy Research

Wednesday, November 9, 2-3:30 PM

Learn how to organize your research with online tools.

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