Computer Classes


Whether you're looking to learn new computer skills for a job, wanting to learn how to use a web-based email, or just have an hour of free time on your hands, the Rolling Meadows Library's computer classes are right for you! The library offers a wide variety of classes ranging from basic computer skills to advanced classes such as Microsoft Word, Google Drive and My Media Mall. Whatever your skill level, you are sure to find a class that's right for you!

Computer classes are taught in the library's wireless classroom located on the second level in the Community Room. Classes are approximately 1 - 1½ hours in length including time for student questions during and after the class. Classes are generally offered in both English and Spanish.

Registration is required for all classes and class size is limited, so be sure to sign up early! For more information or to register for classes, please call the library at 847-259-6050, stop by the Welcome Desk or click the link next to the program listing and sign-up online! Persons with disabilities can arrange for special assistance by calling the library at least two weeks prior to any program.



 

Computer Basics Sign-up here

Tuesday, November 28th | 10:00 a.m.

Start from the very beginning. You will be introduced to computer parts, terminology and use of the keyboard and mouse.


 

Introduction to the Internet Sign-up here

Wednesday, November 29th | 10:00 a.m.

You will learn the basics of using the Internet, including web browsers, researching topics, and reading news stories.


Registration for Winter 2017 classes is available NOW!

 

Microsoft Word Basics Sign-up here

Wednesday, December 6th | 10:00 a.m.

Learn the basics of Word: starting a document, formatting text, margins,printing and more.


 

Microsoft Excel Basics Sign-up here

Friday, December 8th | 2:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of Excel including how to navigate, enter data into a spreadsheet, use basic formulas and more.


 

Microsoft Word Intermediate Sign-up here

Wednesday, December 13th | 10:00 a.m.

We will discuss additional formatting and practice setting up Mail Merge documents.
Basic knowledge of Word is required for this class.


 

Microsoft Excel Intermediate Sign-up here

Friday, December 15th | 2:00 p.m.

Continue learning to use Excel's tools such as custom sorting, common functions like SUM, PAYMENT and VLookup, use operators to create your own formulas and insert a chart or graph.
Basic knowledge of Excel is required for this class.


 

Online Learning with Your Library Card Sign-up here

Thursday, January 11th | 6:30 p.m.

Do you want to learn a new language?
How to develop a website?
Or find out what you need to know to start your own business?
Your library card gives you access to resources that can teach you almost anything.
Get familiar with Gale Courses, Lynda.com, and Mango Languages to learn online at your own pace.
Please bring your RML Library Card to class.


 

Microsoft Publisher Basics Sign-up here

Thursday, January 18th | 6:30 p.m.

Learn to use the powerful tools in Microsoft Publisher to create your own Valentine cards.


 

Computer Basics Sign-up here

Tuesday, January 23rd | 10:00 a.m.

Start from the very beginning. You will be introduced to computer parts, terminology and use of the keyboard and mouse.


 

Introduction to the Internet Sign-up here

Wednesday, January 24th | 10:00 a.m.

You will learn the basics of using the Internet, including web browsers, researching topics, and reading news stories.


 

Cybersecurity Basics Sign-up here

Thursday, January 30th | 10:00 a.m.

This class covers some basic cybersecurity issues such as common viruses, email and internet safety practices, and password creation.


 

Microsoft Word Basics Sign-up here

Saturday, February 3rd | 10:30 a.m.

Learn the basics of Word including: formatting, styles, margins, and more.


 

Microsoft Excel Basics Sign-up here

Wednesday, February 14th | 10:00 a.m.

Learn the basics of Excel including: entering data into a spreadsheet and using basic formulas.


 

Microsoft Excel Intermediate Sign-up here

Wednesday, February 21st | 10:00 a.m.

Continue learning to use Excel's tools such as custom sorting, common functions like SUM, PAYMENT and VLookup, use operators to create your own formulas and insert a chart or graph.
Basic knowledge of Excel is required for this class.


 

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics Sign-up here

Tuesday, February 27th | 10:00 a.m.

Learn how to create colorful slide presentations, including digital photo albums, using PowerPoint.


 

My Media Mall Call 847-259-6050 x134 to schedule

Want access to library materials 24/7? Learn how to use the library's My Media Mall resource to download eBooks and audiobooks to your computer, Kindle, or other portable devices.
Please feel free to bring your own device.
Call for a one-on-one session.


 

One-on-One Session Call 847-259-6050 x 134 to schedule

Would you like to learn how to use MyMediaMall and Zinio to download eBooks, audiobooks or magazines to your electronic device?
How to save a file, e-mail an attachment, cut and paste?
Open a Gmail or Facebook account or access the library after hours?
Something else?
Bring your question along with your laptop, e-reader, or tablet (or we can use a library computer) for a FREE 30 minute One-on-One session.

(Please come ready with a specific question or goal and we will do our best to assist you.)

We are unable to fix malfunctioning devices, troubleshoot operating system updates or fix malware or viruses.


Clases de Computación en Español

NOTA: Las clases serán en el salón de clases inalámbrico de la biblioteca. Para inscribirse o para mas información, por favor llame al 847-259-6050 ext. 144 o pregunte por Laura G.


¡Introducción...al Internet!

míercoles, 31 de enero | 10:30 a.m.

Deja que el amplio mundo de la red se abra a ti. Éste curso está diseñado para principiantes. Cubriremos áreas como entrar una dirección, entender la barra de menús y la de herramientas.

 


Mango Languages

martes, 6 de febrero | 10:30 a.m.

Si lo que quieres es aprender un nuevo idioma esta clase es para ti. Descubre como tu tarjeta de la biblioteca te da acceso a Mango Languages y aprende un nuevo idioma en línea y a tu propio ritmo.
Se requiere tener la tarjeta de la biblioteca

 


¡Introducción...al Internet!

jueves, 8 de febrero | 6:30 p.m.

Deja que el amplio mundo de la red se abra a ti. Éste curso está diseñado para principiantes. Cubriremos áreas como entrar una dirección, entender la barra de menús y la de herramientas.

 


Mango Languages

jueves, 22 de febrero | 6:30 p.m.

Si lo que quieres es aprender un nuevo idioma esta clase es para ti. Descubre como tu tarjeta de la biblioteca te da acceso a Mango Languages y aprende un nuevo idioma en línea y a tu propio ritmo.
Se requiere tener la tarjeta de la biblioteca