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Technology Classes

Signup for classes begins 30 days before the class date. To sign up, click "Register" and enter your Northbrook Public Library card number without spaces.

  • **CANCELLED**Digital Photography and Web Albums
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize, edit, and enhance your photos using Picasa.  Create a slide show.  Participants must bring their own cameras and memory cards containing photos. The first 15 minutes will be spent uploading photos.

  • **CANCELLED**HeritageQuest Online
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LATE OPENING. Find your ancestors and discover the past using HeritageQuest Online. Learn how to search the six core areas,  including U.S.
    Federal Censuses, indexes to genealogy and local history periodicals;  Revolutionary War records; and local and family histories.  There will be hands-on practice for the last part of the class.

  • Basics of Skype
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to stay in touch with family and friends using phone calls, video calls over the Internet for free.

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Explains autofill, absolute addressing, NOW and IF functions, conditional formatting and data bars. Also explores pivot tables.

  • Meet the 3D Printer
    Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    A short introduction to the fundamentals of using the Library's new 3D printer. We'll go over how prints are made and what software must be used to generate the proper files. No registration required.

  • FaceTime for iPads & iPhones
    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use FaceTime on your Apple device! Bring your already set up iPad & iPhone with iOS7 and your Apple ID and password. Please note: FaceTime only works for iPhone 4 (or later) and iPad Mini and iPad 2 (or later).

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage utility that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An e-mail account, as well as a general understanding of computers and the internet, is required.

  • PowerPoint 2013
    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of using the PowerPoint presentation software.

  • Beyond Consumer Reports
    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Become a smart shopper as you learn to find the best prices; do comparison shopping; find coupons; and read product reviews.

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers formatting features including margins, alignment and page numbering, copy/cut and paste, inserting graphics and photos, and reviewing Word templates.

Unable to attend our classes?  The Jewish Vocational Service and the Goodwill Community Foundation offer free computer training programs.  For more information, follow these links:

Free Computer Training from JVS

Free Online Learning from Goodwill


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