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 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 2015 classes begins on Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Computer Basics Sign-up here

Monday, March 2nd | 7:00 p.m.

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

 


Introduction to the Internet Sign-up here

Wednesday, March 4th | 10:00 a.m.

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

 


Setting Up a Free Gmail Account Sign-up here

Monday, March 9th | 7:00 p.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

Monday, March 23rd | 7:00 p.m.

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

 


Better Internet Searching Sign-up here

Wednesday, March 25th | 10:00 a.m.

An introduction to basic searching strategies that will include a discussion of authoritative resources available both free online and through the library

 


Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Monday, March 30th | 7:00 p.m.

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

 


Intro Social Media Sign-up here

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

Interested in learning about social media but a bit fuzzy on the concepts? Come to this survey class on different social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, GoodReads, and more!

 


Microsoft Word 2010 Basics Sign-up here

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

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

 


Library eBooks for Kindle Sign-up here

Monday, April 13th | 7:00 p.m.

Always wanted to read eBooks from the library on your Kindle but can't quite figure it out? Come to this class and learn step-by-step how to download books onto your Kindle device.

 


Google Drive for Beginners Sign-up here

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

Google Drive is a versatile cloud storage system with many features. Learn how to back-up your hard drive and play with Google Docs, spreadsheets and more.

 


NEW! Ancestry.com Sign-up here

Monday, April 27th | 7:00 p.m.

Discover your family history! Ancestry.com is the premiere source of genealogical records and is available to you at the library. We'll discuss what collections Ancestry Library Edition holds, how to go about starting your search, creating a family tree, and more!

 


Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Thursday, April 30th | 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 PowerPoint 2010 Basics Sign-up here

Monday, May 4th | 7:00 p.m.

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

 


My Media Mall Sign-up here

Wednesday, May 6th | 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 audiobooks to your computer, Kindle, or other portable devices.

 


Library eBooks for Kindle Sign-up here

Saturday, May 16th | 10:00 a.m.

Always wanted to read eBooks from the library on your Kindle but can't quite figure it out? Come to this class and learn step-by-step how to download books onto your Kindle device.

 


Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010 Sign-up here

Wednesday, May 20th | 10:00 a.m.

We will discuss additional formatting and practice setting up Mail Merge documents.

Basic knowledge of Word is required for this class.

 


Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010 Sign-up here

Wednesday, May 27th | 10:00 a.m.

This class will explore using more advanced formulas, setting up detailed spreadsheets, and creating charts and graphs.

Basic knowledge of Excel is required for this class.

 


Clases de Computacion en Español

NOTA: Las clases serán en el salón de clases inalámbrico de la biblioteca. Clases limitadas para ocho personas. Inscripciones comenzarán el lunes, 2 de marzo. Para inscribirse o para mas información, por favor llame al 847-259-6050 ext. 144 o pregunte por Laura G.


¡Introducción ... al Internet!

lunes, 13 de abril | 12:00 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.

 


Buscando en el Internet

miércoles, 15 de abril | 12:00 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.

 


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

lunes, 11 de mayo | 12:00 p.m.

En esta clase se demostrará como llenar una forma en linea para obtener une cuenta de correo electrónico y se dará un repaso rápido del uso del correo electrónico.

 


¡Introducción ... al Internet!

lunes, 11 de mayo | 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.

 


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

miércoles, 13 de mayo | 12:00 p.m.

En esta clase se demostrará como llenar una forma en linea para obtener une cuenta de correo electrónico y se dará un repaso rápido del uso del correo electrónico.

 


Buscando en el Internet

lunes, 18 de mayo | 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.