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Friday 9 am - 6 pm
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Technology Classes

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

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, September 21, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage provider that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An email account, as well as general working knowledge of computers and the internet are required.

  • Turn Signal Gloves
    Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    10 and older. Bring your basic sewing skills and a pair of knit gloves and we'll show you how to create your own turn signal gloves that light up when you close your hand. Registration required.

  • Learn Mozilla Firefox, IE and Chrome Browsers
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    This class explains the basics of the different browsers and how to organize and navigate your favorite websites on your computer. Experience with the Internet is essential.

  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Friday, September 25, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to insert charts into spreadsheets,validate formulas and functions, change chart types, and review Excel templates.

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Friday, September 25, 2015 - 1:30pm
    Interactive Classroom

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

  • Be Your Own Detective
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn to use our eResources to discover public records about people, property, sex offenders, campaign contributors, and more. We'll also look at how to perform Illinois background checks and protect your personal information.

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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