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 new 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 Summer 2013 classes begin on June 1st, 2013.
Monday, June 10th | 10:00 a.m.
This class will introduce students to the basics of using a computer by reviewing such topics as the basic parts of a computer, its operating system, typing, and much more.
Friday, June 14th | 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, July 25th | 7:00 p.m.
Want access to library materials 24/7? Learn how to use the library's My Media Mall resource to download e-books and audio books to your computer, Kindle, or other portable device.
Monday, June 17th | 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.
Tuesday, June 18th | 7:00 p.m.
Monday, July 1st | 10:00 a.m.
This class will teach students how to use many of the features and tools included with Microsoft Word 2007. Students will learn about formatting, styles, margins, indents, headers and footers, and more.
Monday, July 8th | 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. You must have a personal Gmail account and your password prior to attending this class.
Wednesday, July 31st | 7:00 p.m.
Monday, August 5th | 10:00 a.m.
Learn the features and tools included with Microsoft Excel 2007. You will find out how to enter data into a spreadsheet, use formulas, create charts and graphs, and more.
Friday, August 2ns | 10:00 a.m.
You'll be introduced to the basics of using the Internet including such things as using a web browser, researching topics, reading news stories, and much more.
Friday, August 16th | 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.
Wednesday, August 21st | 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, August 27th | 7:00 p.m.
Create sophisticated presentations easily by learning the basics of PowerPoint 2007. From school projects to sales pitches, this class can show you how to make your presentation a memorable one.
NOTA: Las clases serán en el salón de clases inalámbrico de la biblioteca. Clases limitadas para ocho personas. Inscripciones comenzarán el viernes, 31 de mayo. Para inscribirse o para mas información, por favor llame al 847-259-6050 ext. 144 o pregunte por Laura G.
lunes, 3 de junio | 10:00 a.m.
miércoles, 26 de junio | 7:00 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.
miércoles, 5 de junio | 10:00 a.m.
miércoles, 26 de junio | 7:00 p.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.
lunes, 19 de agosto | 10:00 a.m.
lunes, 26 de agosto | 7:00 p.m.
¿Tienes tantos archivos en tu computadora que no te es fácil encontrarlos? Ven y aprende a crear carpetas y organizar tus archivos.
miércoles, 21 de agosto | 10:00 a.m.
miércoles, 28 de agosto | 7:00 p.m.
¿Aún tienes fotos en tu cámara digital del año pasado? ¿Te gustaría compartirlas, por medio de E-Mail con tus familiares y amigos? o simplemente guardarlas en tu computadora. ¡No te pierdas esta clase! ¡Te podemos ayudar!