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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.

  • Windows Explorer - Files & Folders (II)
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Investigate Windows Explorer: Introduction to the different parts of the Windows Explorer application. Improve your folder navigation skills, learn basic file searching, and explore intermediate techniques to save, create, sort, copy, move, and delete files and folders on the PC.

  • Free Movies Music & Magazines
    Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Basic instructions on how to download and use our 3 coolest apps: Flipster and Zinio to read digital magazines and Hoopla to watch movies, listen to music and eAudiobooks. Bring your laptop or device and your device’s app store ID and your valid Northbrook Library Card.

  • Basic Word 2013
    Monday, November 2, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Reviews the basics of word processing: how to type, spell check and correct text, highlight and change a document's appearance, print, save and re-open a document.

  • Basic Excel 2013
    Monday, November 2, 2015 - 1:30pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers the fundamentals of using Microsoft's spreadsheet program: how to create a spreadsheet and enter and format data and formulas, print, save and retrieve spreadsheets.

  • Digital Photography
    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

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

  • Meet the Computer
    Friday, November 6, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn to operate the essential tools for using the computer: the mouse and the keyboard. This class also introduces basic navigation functions such as opening and closing windows. No experience needed.

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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