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.


Facebook Fundamentals NEW! Sign-up here

Tuesday, November 24th | 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.

 


Registration for Winter 2015/2016 classes is available NOW!

Computer Basics Sign-up here

Wednesday, December 9th | 10:00 a.m.

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

 


Introduction to the Internet Sign-up here

Wednesday, December 16th | 10:00 a.m.

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

 


Microsoft Word 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Thursday, December 17th | 6:30 p.m.

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

 


Google Drive NEW! Sign-up here

Tuesday, January 5th | 10:00 a.m.

Use Google Drive to archive files, collaborate on projects, and as a Microsoft Office alternative.
Participants should create a Google account before class.

 


Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Wednesday, January 6th | 10:00 a.m.

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

 


Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010 Sign-up here

Thursday, January 14th | 6:30 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, January 20th | 10:00 a.m.

Continue learning to use Excel's tools including custom sorting, creating tables and payment functions.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required.

 


Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Thursday, January 28th | 6:30 p.m.

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

 


Access the Online Power of Your Library Card Sign-up here

Wednesday, February 3rd | 10:00 a.m.

Having a library card allows you to do more than just check out books and movies. The library subscribes to premium resources that you can access from your home. Read magazines, research products, teach yourself a language, fix your car or take a class online. Come and find out more!

 


My Media Mall Sign-up here

Saturday, February 6th | 10:30 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 feel free to bring your own device.

 


Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Thursday, February 11th | 6:30 p.m.

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

 


Facebook Fundamentals NEW! Sign-up here

Wednesday, February 17th | 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.

 


Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010 Sign-up here

Thursday, February 25th | 6:30 p.m.

Continue learning to use Excel's tools including custom sorting, creating tables and payment functions.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required.

 


Clases de Computación en Español

NOTA: Las clases de computación en españoles no se impartirán durante este invierno. Las clases de computación en español seán impartidas nuevamente en la PrimaVera del 2016.