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 2007 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 1½ hours in length including time for student questions during and after the class. Classes are 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. Persons with disabilities can arrange for special assistance by calling the library at least two weeks prior to any program.Registration for Winter 2013/14 classes begins on December 1st, 2013.
Friday, December 13th | 10:00 a.m.
This class will introduce you to the basics of computers, their parts, operating systems, and typing.
Friday, January 3rd | 10:00 a.m.
You will learn the basics of using the Internet, including web browsers, researching topics, and reading news stories.
Friday, January 10th | 10:00 a.m.
Learn to use the Internet to research topics and search for information from various sources including search engines, online encyclopedias, and other resources.
Friday, January 24th | 10:00 a.m.
Using the free e-mail provider, Gmail, this class will demonstrate how to set up a free online e-mail account, along with basic tips and tricks for using your new Gmail account.
Friday, January 31st | 10:00 a.m.
Building on the class, Setting Up a Free Gmail Account, learn to use Gmail and cover advanced topics such as attaching files, using your address book and adjusting personal settings.
Please note, you must have a personal Gmail account and your password prior to attending this class.
If you do not already have a Gmail account, please attend the "Setting Up a Free Gmail Account" class first.
Monday, December 16th | 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 21st | 10:00 a.m.
This class will teach you the basics of using Microsoft Word 2007. You will learn about formatting, styles, margins, headers and footers, and more.
Saturday, December 7th | 10:00 a.m.
Monday, January 6th | 7:00 p.m.
This class will teach you the basics of using Microsoft Excel 2007. Learn how to navigate Excel, enter data into a spreadsheet, use basic formulas, and more.
Monday, January 13th | 7:00 p.m.
This class will explore using more advanced formulas, setting up detailed spreadsheets, and creating charts and graphs.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required for this class.
Wednesday, December 11th | 7:00 p.m.
Friday, February 7th | 10:00 a.m.
This class will teach you how to create sophisticated presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2007. From creating school projects, photo albums, or sales pitches this class can show you how to make a memorable presentation.
Wednesday, January 29th | 7:00 p.m.
Friday, February 21st | 10:00 a.m.
Want access to library materials 24/7? Learn how to use the library's My Media Mall resource to download eBooks and audio books to your computer, Kindle, or other portable devices.
Please note, bringing your Library card and PIN number to this class is highly reccomended.
NOTA: Las clases serán en el salón de clases inalámbrico de la biblioteca. Clases limitadas para ocho personas. Inscripciones comenzarán el lunes, 2 de diciembre. Para inscribirse o para mas información, por favor llame al 847-259-6050 ext. 144 o pregunte por Laura G.
lunes, 10 y miércoles, 12 de febrero | 10:00 a.m.
Una clase de dos sesiones diseñada para principiantes. Aprenda lo básico del formato y herramientas de Microsoft Word 2007.
lunes, 24 de febrero | 10:00 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.
miércoles, 26 de febrero | 10:00 a.m.
Esta es una clase de repaso rápido. Los participantes aprenderán como hacer una búsqueda en el internet, usar la barra de navegación, entrar en las conexiones y llenar formas en línea.