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 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 Summer 2014 classes begin on Sunday, June 1st, 2014.

My Media Mall

Saturday, June 7th | 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.

 


Introduction to Computers

Friday, June 13th | 10:00 a.m.

This class will introduce you to the basics of computers and how they work. We will discuss how to use a computer and its hardware and software.

 


Intro to Microsoft Excel 2007

Saturday, June 14th | 10:00 a.m.

Learn the basics of this popular spreadsheet software. Including how to navigate, enter data, use basic formulas, and practice creating a basic budget.

 


Intro to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007

wednesday, June 18th | 7:00 p.m.

Find out how to create sophisticated presentations including school projects, photo albums, or sales pitches.

 


The Internet

Friday, June 20th | 10:00 a.m.

This class will focus on the Internet and the World Wide Web. We will discuss Internet safety, different ways to access the Internet, search engines, searching the Web, and helpful shortcuts using Google's search engine.

 


Intro to Microsoft Word 2007

Saturday, June 21st | 10:00 a.m.
Monday, June 23rd | 7:00 p.m.

We will review the basics of popular word processing software, including how to format, insert headers and footers, pictures, and change margin sizes.

 


Setting Up a Free Gmail Account

Friday, June 27th | 10:00 a.m.

We will set up an e-mail account using the popular e-mail provider - Google's Gmail. Learn how to attach files to an e-mail, create contacts in your account, and adjust settings to create a personalized account.

 


Intermediate Microsoft Word 2007

Wednesday, July 2nd | 7:00 p.m.

This class will discuss additional formatting for this word processing software and we will practice setting up Mail Merge documents. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is required.

 


Intro to Microsoft Excel 2007

Wednesday, July 23rd | 7:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of this popular spreadsheet software. Including how to navigate, enter data, use basic formulas, and practice creating a basic budget.

 


Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007

Monday, July 28th | 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.

 


Intro to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007

Friday, August 1st | 10:00 a.m.

Find out how to create sophisticated presentations including school projects, photo albums, or sales pitches.

 


Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007

Monday, August 4th | 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.

 


Intermediate Microsoft Word 2007

Wednesday, August 13th | 7:00 p.m.

This class will discuss additional formatting for this word processing software and we will practice setting up Mail Merge documents. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is required.

 


My Media Mall

Wednesday, August 20th | 7:00 p.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.

 


Clases de Computacion 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 a Word 2007

lunes, 2 y 9 de junio | 7:00 p.m.
O
martes, 3 y miércoles, 4 de junio | 9:30 a.m.

Una clase de dos sesiones diseñada para principiantes. Aprenda lo básico del formato y herramientas de Microsoft Word 2007.

 


Abra y Aprenda el Manejo de una Cuenta de Correo Electrónico Gratis

lunes, 7 y miércoles, 8 de julio | 9:30 a.m.
O
los lunes, 18 y 25 de agosto | 7:00 p.m.

Ésta clase es para las personas que no tengan, o quieran abrir y aprender a utilizar, una cuenta de correo electrónico correo gratis.