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.


Registration for Spring 2017 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, March 15th | 10:00 a.m.

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


 

The 24/7 Library Sign-up here

Thursday, March 16th | 6:30 p.m.

Learn about the resources you can access from your home 24/7. Use your RML card to read electronic books and magazines, teach yourself a language, fix your car or take a class online. Come and find out more!


 

Introduction to the Internet Sign-up here

Wednesday, March 22nd | 10:00 a.m.

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


 

Facebook Fundamentals Sign-up here

Wednesday, April 5th | 10:00 a.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 Word 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Saturday, April 15th | 10:30 a.m.

Learn the basics of Word 2010 including: starting a document, formatting, margins, printing and more.


 

Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Thursday, April 20th | 6:30 p.m.

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel 2010 including: how to navigate, enter data into a spreadsheet, use basic formulas, and more.


 

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010 Sign-up here

Thursday, April 27th | 6:30 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.


 

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010 Sign-up here

Saturday, April 29th | 10:30 a.m.

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


 

Google Drive Sign-up here

Wednesday, May 3rd | 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.


 

Microsoft Word 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Monday, May 8th | 2:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of Word 2010 including: starting a document, formatting, margins, printing and more.


 

Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Wednesday, May 10th | 10:00 a.m.

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel 2010 including: how to navigate, enter data into a spreadsheet, use basic formulas, and more.


 

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010 Sign-up here

Monday, May 15th | 2:00 p.m.

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


 

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010 Sign-up here

Wednesday, May 17th | 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.


 

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Wednesday, May 31st | 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.


Clases de Computación en Español

NOTA: Las clases serán en el salón de clases inalámbrico de la biblioteca. Inscripciones comenzará mi@eacute;rcoles, 1 de marzo. Para inscribirse o para mas información, por favor llame al 847-259-6050 ext. 144 o pregunte por Laura G.


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

los martes, 14 y 21 de marzo | 12:00 p.m.

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

 


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

jueves, 6 y lunes, 10 de abril | 6:30 p.m.

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

 


¡NUEVA! Explorando Facebook

miércoles, 12 de abril | 12:00 p.m.

Crea una cuenta y exploremos juntos esta red social. Reencuéntrate con conocidos de anta&ntile;o o hazte "amigo" de tus hijos, nietos y familiares. Mantén contacto con tus familiares y amigos en otro país o de tu ciudad.

 


Introduccíón a Microsoft Word 2010

lunes, 1 y martes, 2 de mayo | 12:00 p.m.

Una clase de dos sesiones diseñada para principiantes. Aprenderán lo básico del formato y herramienteas de Microsoft Word.

 


¡Introducción...al Internet!

jueves, 18 de mayo | 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.

 


¡NUEVA! Explorando Facebook

jueves, 25 de mayo | 6:30 p.m.

Crea una cuenta y exploremos juntos esta red social. Reencuéntrate con conocidos de antaño o hazte "amigo" de tus hijos, nietos y familiares. Mantén contacto con tus familiares y amigos en otro país o de tu ciudad.