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, December 4, 2-3:30 PM
Tuesday, January 13, 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, December 11, 10-11:30 AM
Thursday, February 12, 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, December 2, 2-3:30 PM
Tuesday, January 27, 2-3:00 PM

Overall introduction to this popular word processing software.

WORD 2010 • Formatting & Images

Tuesday, December 9, 10-11:30 AM
Tuesday, February 17, 2-3:30 PM

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

EXCEL 2010 • Basics

Wednesday, January 14, 2-3:30 PM

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

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

CANCELLED! Thursday, December 11, 7-8:30
Thursday, January 8, 7-8:30 OR
Thursday, February 12, 7-8:30

Learn the external features, buttons, and apps.

Going Further

CANCELLED! Monday, December 22, 7-8:30
Monday, January 26, 7-8:30 OR
Monday, February 23, 7-8:30

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

SPECIAL SUBJECTS

Beyond Google Group • Just Drop-In

First Monday of the Month
December 1, 7-8:30 PM
January 5, 7-8:30 PM
February 2, 7-8:30 PM

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.

Twitter

Thursday, January 15, 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! WiX Website Workshop

Thursday, February 5, 10:30 AM-Noon

Learn how to create your FREE website. While this is an introductory course to WiX, participants must be comfortable with uploading images to the web. Please sign up for a WiX account before class.

Finding Jobs Online

Tuesday, February 10, 2-3:30 PM

Leave Monster.com and want ads behind. Look at databases you didn’t know existed and conquer the hidden job market.

Facebook Basics

Thursday, February 19, 10-11:30 AM

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

GENEALOGY

NEW! GenealogyBank

Thursday, January 29, 2-3:30 PM

Discover how to search for historical newspapers with the GenealogyBank database.

Census Records

Wednesday, February 25, 10-11:30 AM

Find and use census records in your genealogy 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. Save-the-Date! Digital Technology Fair (PDF), Saturday November 15, 10 AM-1 PM

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