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 2010, 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.


 

Google Drive Sign-up here

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

Use Google Drive to archive files, collaborate on projects, and as a Microsoft Office alternative. Participants should create a Google (or Gmail) account before class.
If you do not have an account, either create one before the class date or come 30 minutes before class for assistance with setting one up.


Registration for Winter 2016 classes is available NOW!

 

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

Would you like to learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks or magazines to your electronic device?
How to save a file, email 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.


 

Computer Basics Sign-up here

Wednesday, December 7th | 10:00 a.m.

You will be introduced to the basics of computers: parts,
operating systems, and typing.


 

Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Monday, December 12th | 2:00 p.m.

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


 

Introduction to the Internet Sign-up here

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

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


 

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010 Sign-up here

Monday, December 19th | 2:00 p.m.

Continue learning to use Excel's tools such as custom sorting, creating tables and VLookup.
Basic knowledge of Excel is required for this class.


 

Setting Up a Gmail Account Sign-up here

Saturday, January 7th | 10:30 a.m.

Using the free e-mail provider, Gmail, we will show you how to set up a free online e-mail account and give basic tips for using it.


 

Microsoft Word 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Thursday, January 12th | 6:30 p.m.

Learn the basics of Word 2010 including: formatting, styles, margins, and more.


 

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010 Sign-up here

Thursday, January 19th | 6:30 p.m.

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


 

Facebook Fundamentals Sign-up here

Friday, January 27th | 2:00 p.m.

Explore this social media site. Create an account to look for a long lost buddy or "friend" your children and grandchildren to keep in touch.


 

Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Wednesday, February 1st | 10:00 a.m.

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


 

Microsoft Word 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Monday, February 6th | 2:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of Word 2010 including: formatting, styles, margins, and more.


 

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010 Sign-up here

Wednesday, February 8th | 10:00 a.m.

Continue learning to use Excel's tools such as custom sorting, creating tables and VLookup.
Basic knowledge of Excel is required for this class.


 

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010 Sign-up here

Monday, February 13th | 2:00 p.m.

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


 

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Saturday, February 18th | 10:30 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.


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.


Introduccíón a Microsoft Word 2010

los jueves, 9 y 23 de febrero | 6:30 p.m.

Una clase de dos sesiones diseñada para principiantes. Aprenda lo básico del formato y herramientas de Microsoft Word tal como checar la ortografía, guardar e imprimir un documento insertar fotografías y mucho más.