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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.

  • Introduction to Craigslist
    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Craigslist, a popular website where you can view or post classified ads for free. Basic computer, Internet and email skills are required.

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

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

  • eBooks for Kindle Fire
    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to get library ebooks onto your Kindle Fire tablet. Bring your library card. Your device must be set up and charged prior to class. Registration required.

  • iPad and iPhone: Going Further
    Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    A continuation of our “iPad and iPhone: The Basics” class. Go beyond the fundamentals and learn about settings, messaging, the calendar, and more. Bring your Apple device and your Apple ID and password. Your device must be set up with iOS7 and charged prior to class. Due to its popularity, patrons are limited to one "Going Further" class per person.

  • Zinio Digital Magazines for Tablets and Smartphones
    Friday, April 25, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to download and read over 60 popular digital magazines free through the Library’s Zinio collection. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Requires basic internet/mouse skills and a working email account.

  • Essentials of Google Docs
    Friday, April 25, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn tips on how to create and share your work using a free web-based word processing program. A Google account is required. If you do not have a Google account, please come to the class 15 minutes before the class to create one.

  • Meet the 3D Printer
    Monday, April 28, 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.

  • Ancestry Library Edition
    Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Discover all the secrets of your ancestors by learning to navigate the wealth of material in Ancestry Library Edition.  There will be hands-on practice for the last part of the class.

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Monday, May 5, 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.

  • eBooks for iPads and iPhones
    Monday, May 5, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to get library ebooks onto your iPad or iPhone! Bring your library card and your Apple ID and password. Your device must be set up and charged prior to class. Registration required.

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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