Advance registration is required for all classes. Please note: Sign-ups will only be available 2 weeks before the start of each class. Individual assistance with keyboarding practice and creating an e-mail account is available at any time. Please sign up at the Adult Services Reference Desk, or call (847) 546-7060, prompt 4.
The following classes will be taught one-on-one, or in a small group of no more than two persons. To request instruction please fill out a form at the Adult Services Reference Desk and an appointment time will be arranged with you.
No Prior Skills Required:
Basic Computer Skills (By appointment only):
This is the foundation class for learning the mouse and keyboard skills to use all programs on the computer.
E-book Downloading (By appointment only)
Learn how to use the library's free e-book and e-audiobook download service. Please bring your device.
Basic Keyboard and Mouse Skills Required:
- Google Drive (By appointment only):
Learn to use different Google applications for document creation and other forms. Prior experience with MS Word and MS Excel required.
- MS Powerpoint 2013 (By appointment only)
Learn how to prepare business slide presentations, print hand-outs, and create a personal picture slideshow. Basic MS Word skills are required to take this class.
- MS Word 2013 (By appointment only)
Learn the basic tools needed to operate Microsoft Word. We will teach you how to use the icons that make composing a document easy. Basic computer skills are required to take this class.
- MS Excel 2013 (By appointment only)
Learn the basic tools needed to operate Microsoft Excel. In this introductory class we will explore the anatomy of a spreadsheet, look at simple formulas and learn other vital functions of this financial application. Basic computer skills are necessary.