Computer Classes

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Classes are open to valid District cardholders and are limited to individuals 12 years and older.

Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment. Registered students will be notified of the cancellation.

All classes require basic mouse and keyboarding skills.

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Microsoft Office 2010

blue arrowSign up 30 days prior to start of the class.

Call 847-358-5881 ext. 167 or sign up online.

Word 2010 Basic

Wednesday, September 14 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

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Word Intermediate

Wednesday, September 21 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Prerequisite: Word 2010 Basic

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Microsoft Word iconPractice Document

Excel 2010 Basic

Thursday, September 22 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 13 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
 
Monday, November 21 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

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Excel Intermediate

Prerequisite: Excel 2010 Basic

Thursday, September 29 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 20 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, November 28 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. 

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Publisher 2010 Basic Mail Merge

Monday, October 24 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Prerequisite: Word 2010 Basic, and Excel 2010 Basic

Use Excel to create an address list then learn the basics of Publisher to create a business or holiday postcard and mail merge it to everyone on that list.

PowerPoint 2010 Basic

Wednesday, November 16 7:00 – 8:30 p.m..

Learn how to create slide presentations in this introductory class.

Prerequisite: MS Word 2010 Basic

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Windows 10

Tuesday, September 20 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 9 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
(Meeting Room 2)

Learn everything you need to get started with Windows 10, including the new Start menu, Edge, Cortana, and basic customization. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People.

Digital Life

blue arrowSign up begins Thursday, August 18 at 9:00 a.m.

Call 847-358-5881 ext. 167 or sign up online.

Cutting the Cable

Wednesday, September 14 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 12 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 9 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Save money and discover the newest streaming services and devices for movies, music, and productivity such as Google Chromecast, Roku, Netflix, Hulu, and more.

Facebook Basics

Monday, September 19 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family.

How to Sell Your Stuff Online

Tuesday, October 25 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Is your house starting to look like a warehouse? Find out how to turn your clutter into cash using Craigslist, eBay, Amazon, and Etsy.

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Android Basics

Tuesday, October 11 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Get more comfortable with your Android tablet or phone as we demonstrate how to navigate, find apps, and customize your device. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People.

I Didn’t Know the Library Did That!

Thursday, October 6, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Learn about the many digital services provided by the Library including ebooks, streaming video and music, online learning, and much more.

LinkedIn 101

Tuesday, September 27 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Learn how to create an account, build your profile, join groups, make connections, and search for jobs on LinkedIn.

Manage Digital Photos Online

Wednesday, September 28, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.



Take control of your photos! Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People shows you the best options for online storage, image sharing, and photo editing.

Be Safe Online

Tuesday, October 4, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

(Meeting Room 2)



Gain practical tips on avoiding credit card and identity theft online by managing passwords, avoiding malware and viruses, and showing online smarts. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People.

Archived Newspapers

Wednesday October 26, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.



From the Southampton Hampshire Chronicle of 1772 to the Daily Herald of 2014, learn which archived newspapers are available at the Library and how to use them for family and historical research. Held in Computer Lab.

Google Drive and the Cloud:

Wednesday, November 2, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.



Introduction to Google Drive, and the free productivity applications. General discussion of the Cloud and privacy.

Minecraft for Adults

Thursday November 10, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.



Ever wonder what your kids or grandkids do when they play Minecraft? Come find out in this introduction to the game.

Website Coding from Scratch 101

Wednesday, October 5, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Learn the fundamentals of HTML and CSS— the languages used to display webpages. We’ll cover common HTML tags and CSS style techniques for making your site look great on screen sizes. No prior coding experience necessary, though you should be comfortable with typing and saving files.

Website Coding from Scratch 102

Prerequisite: Website Coding from Scratch 101 or prior experience with HTML and CSS.

Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Ready for more HTML and CSS? We’ll dive into modern design techniques using the popular responsive framework Bootstrap. Learn about jQuery and how it can be used to make your website more interactive.

PHP Coding 101

Tuesday, November 1, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.



Learn the fundamentals of PHP coding. This class covers simple coding exercises and introduces building dynamic websites. Prerequisite: Comfort using a web browser and prior experience writing HTML.

PHP Coding 102

Tuesday, November 15, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Continue building PHP skills through more dynamic coding exercises from the PHP Coding 101 class. Prerequisite: PHP Coding 101.

Basic Classes

blue arrowSign up begins Thursday, August 18 at 9:00 a.m.

Call 847-358-5881 ext. 167 or sign up online.

iPad Basics

Wednesday, September 21 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

(Meeting Room 3)

Learn the iPad features, controls, and settings as well as how to navigate and organize your screens.

Older Adults

blue arrow Sign up begins Thursday, August 18 at 9:00 a.m.

Call 847-358-5881 ext. 167 or sign up online.

iPad for Older Adults

Wednesday, September 21, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m

(Meeting Room 3)

Understand the basics of using an iPad and downloading some of the best senior–centric apps. Discover iPad features, controls, settings, and how to navigate and organize your screens.

Older Adult Computer Class Set

This series is progressive. When you sign up, you are committing for the whole set of classes.

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, October 11
  • Thursday, October 13
  • Tuesday, October 18
  • Thursday, October 20

Start from the beginning and improve your computer skills. No mouse skills required.

 

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pdf iconHandout - Windows Basics