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

Thursday, December 1, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday February 16, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

PDF icon Handout

Microsoft Word iconPractice Document

 

Word Intermediate

Prerequisite: Word 2010 Basic

Thursday, December 8, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday February 23, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.



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Handout 1

Microsoft Word iconPractice Document

 

Excel 2010 Basic

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

Thursday, January 12, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 21, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.


PDF icon Handout

Excel icon Sample Spreadsheet

 

Excel Intermediate

Prerequisite: Excel 2010 Basic

Monday, November 28, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

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

Thursday, January 19, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 28, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.


PDF icon Handout

Excel icon Sample Spreadsheet

 

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

Wednesday, January 18, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 15, 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.

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.

 

Holiday Technology Gifts

Tuesday, December 6, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Need some gift ideas for the holidays? Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People offers a survey of unique technology products from inexpensive to pricey, and practical to off- the-wall items.

 

LinkedIn 101

Monday, January 16, 6:30 – 7:45 p.m.

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

 

How to Sell Your Stuff Online

Tuesday, January 24, 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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Cutting the Cable

Wednesday, January 25, 2:00 – 3:30 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.

Genealogy 101

Monday, January 30, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

A beginner’s look at how to use census, birth, marriage and death records, and more to start your family research.

 

Android Basics

Wednesday, February 1, 1:30 – 3:00 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.

 

Facebook Basics

Thursday, February 16, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

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

 

I Didn’t Know the Library Did That!

Tuesday, February 21, 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.

 

Website Coding from Scratch 101

Wednesday, February 8, 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.

Finding Your Roots Online

Monday, February 27, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

An introduction to the online resources for genealogical research available at the Library.

 

Website Coding from Scratch 102

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

Tuesday, February 28, 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.

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 - Mousing Around 2

pdf iconHandout - The Browser

pdf iconHandout - Browser Basics

pdf iconHandout - Windows Basics