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, March 22, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, May 8, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

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Microsoft Word iconPractice Document

 

Word Intermediate

Prerequisite: Word 2010 Basic

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, May 15, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.



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Handout 1

Microsoft Word iconPractice Document

 

Excel 2010 Basic

Thursday, March 23, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday,  April 19, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 16, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.


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Excel icon Sample Spreadsheet

 

Excel Intermediate

Prerequisite: Excel 2010 Basic

Thursday, March 30, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

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

Tuesday, May 23, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.


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Excel icon Sample Spreadsheet

 

PowerPoint 2010 Basic

Thursday, April 20, 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, March 15, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, May25, 6:30 – 8:00 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 Monday, February 20 at 9:00 a.m.

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

 

Facebook Basics

Mondays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., March 6, May 1

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

 

LinkedIn 101

Tuesday, March 7, 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.

 

Using Ancestry.com

Wednesday, March 8, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

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

 

Cutting the Cable

Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., March 22, April 26

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

 

PHP Coding 101

Tuesday, April 11, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Learn the fundamentals of PHP coding from Web developer Andy Fischoff. This class covers simple coding exercises and introduces building dynamic websites. Prerequisite: Comfort using a web browser and prior experience writing HTML. Attendance of this class is required to attend PHP Coding 102 on April 25.

 

PHP Coding 102

Tuesday, April 25, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Prerequisite: PHP Coding 101 on April 11

Part two of a series: Continue building PHP skills through more dynamic coding exercises from the PHP Coding 101 class. Presented by Web developer Andy Fischoff.

 

Mac Basics

Tuesday, April 18, 1:30 – 3:00 pm

New to Apple computers?

Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People shows you everything you need to know about using mail, surfing the web, keeping the computer updated, backed up, and more!

 

Android Basics

Tuesday, May 2, 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.

 

Using FamilySearch.org

Monday, May 22, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Learn about the FamilySearch.org website and how to use it to search for records, build a family tree, order microfilm, and more.

Basic Classes

blue arrowSign up begins Monday, February 20 at 9:00 a.m.

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

Facebook Basics

Mondays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., March 6, May 1

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

 

Mac Basics

Tuesday, April 18, 1:30 – 3:00 pm

New to Apple computers?

Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People shows you everything you need to know about using mail, surfing the web, keeping the computer updated, backed up, and more!

 

Android Basics

Tuesday, May 2, 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.

Older Adults

blue arrow Sign up begins Monday, February 20 at 9:00 a.m.

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

iPad for Older Adults

Wednesday, September April 12, 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.

Computer Basics Discussion Group

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

Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

  • May 3
  • May 10

Are you already using the Internet but still have basic questions about how your computer or device works? Do you need some clarification with computer terms like “the Cloud”? Come to this seminar-style discussion group to discuss topics and get answers to basic technology questions.