Posts tagged with "computer classes"

Posted by daccurso on 08/30/11

Learn the different parts of the computer, such as the processor, video card, memory, and hard drive, and go through the process of buying a computer step by step.
 
Date and time: Thursday, September 15, 7–8 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by ahml1245 on 09/21/10
ClickBlog A new series of free computer and Internet classes has started at the Library. Check out the events calendar on our website for details about classes. You can register online or at the Reception Desk on the second level, 847-392-0100.ClickBlog A new series of free computer and Internet classes has started at the Library. Check out the events calendar on our website for details about classes. You can register online or at the Reception Desk on the second level, 847-392-0100. Call, look online or pick up a Click brochure at the Library for more details and prerequisite information for the computer classes. Classes coming soon: Finding People Now and Then - September 27 Genealogy on the Internet - September 28 How to Download Audiobooks and eBooks - September 30 How to Write Book Reviews -  October 2 Learn to Use Value Line Research Center - October 2

Posted by daccurso on 08/17/09
computer classes Free computer and Internet classes begin in September. Pick up a brochure at the Welcome Desk, the Answer Center or the Reception Desk on the second level or check the program calendar online to get complete information about the new series of classes. You can register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 12/20/10

Check out our free computer and Internet classes at the Library. You can register online or at the Reception Desk on the second level, 847-392-0100. Call the Library or look online for more details and prerequisite information for the computer classes. Here are the classes coming up in January that still have openings:
 
Saturday, January 8, 10 a.m.
 
Tuesday, January 11, 7:30 p.m.
 
Monday, January 17, 9:30 a.m.
 
Wednesday, January 19, 7:30 p.m.
 
Saturday, January 22, 9:30 a.m.
 
Tuesday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.

Posted by daccurso on 03/17/11
Upgrade your computer skills and learn more about using the Internet at this series of free classes. Register in advance for:
 
Internet 101: Foundations
Tuesday, March 22, 9:30–11 a.m. / Training Center
If you are interested in using the Internet and you are proficient with a computer mouse, this moderate-paced class gets you going in the right direction. You'll learn to use a Web browser - Microsoft Internet Explorer - to surf the Web and to get informative, useful and fun information online. Check in at the Welcome Desk at least ten minutes before the class is scheduled to start.
 
Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
 
Internet 102: The Next Step
Monday, March 28, 7:30–9 p.m. / Training Center
This fast-paced class is for those who have learned the basics of using the Internet and would like to sharpen their skills for finding information online. You'll use several popular search engines such as Google to find websites that suit your interests. Prerequisites: You must be able to use the mouse and have some previous experience using the Web in order to attend this class. If you haven’t used a mouse before, or you need to refresh your computer mouse skills, please sign up for Beginning Mouse Skills. If you haven’t used the Web before, or you are not sure how to use a browser to view web pages, follow links and fill in online forms, please sign up for Basic Internet Skills.
 
Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
 
Genealogy on the Internet
Tuesday, March 29, 7 p.m. / Hendrickson Room South
AHML’s Local History/Genealogy Librarian will introduce genealogy websites and address issues concerning Internet sources. This presentation will highlight search strategies to help with your genealogy research. A Question and Answer (Q&A) session will follow. 
 
Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
 
Introduction to Email
Tuesday, March 22, Training Center
Make a half-hour appointment to set up and learn more about email, including Yahoo! mail and Gmail. Staff will help you set up an account and take you through the basics. Or, if you already have an account, they can help you manage your account, send attachments and assist you with limiting spam mail. (Unfortunately, we cannot help with MS Outlook since it is only supported on personal computers and not library computers.)
 
 
 

Posted by daccurso on 04/12/11
Did you know that we offer a variety of free computer and Internet classes? Sign up online or at the Reception Desk for the following classes.
 
Alternative and Complementary Medicine Information
Monday, April 25, 7:30–9 p.m. / Training Center
Learn about some of the standard and more reliable sources for information about vitamins, supplements, herbs and different therapies such as yoga, meditation and acupressure.
 
Internet 102: The Next Step
Tuesday, April 26, 9:30–11 a.m. / Training Center
This fast-paced class is for those who have learned the basics of using the Internet and would like to sharpen their skills for finding information online. You'll use several popular search engines such as Google to find websites that suit your interests.

Prerequisites: You must be able to use the mouse and have some previous experience using the Web in order to attend this class.

 
Finding Articles Online
Friday, April 29, 9:30–11 a.m. / Training Center
Learn how to use some the of the library's popular and powerful databases to find articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals. This premium content cannot be found using Google and other search engines. Check in at the Welcome Desk at least ten minutes before the class
is scheduled to start.
 
How to Download Audiobooks and eBooks
Saturday, April 30, 9:30–11:30 a.m. / Training Center
Do you want to use the Library's downloadable collection of audiobooks and eBooks? In this class, you will learn how to download an audiobook or an eBook to your home computer. We will also demonstrate the basics of downloading an item from your computer to a device such as an iPod or Sony Reader.

Prerequisites: Basic mouse and keyboarding skills as well as the ability to navigate the Web using a browser. Check in at the Welcome Desk at least ten minutes before the class is scheduled to start.


Posted by daccurso on 08/13/12

Sign up now for these free computer classes at the library for A.H. cardholders.
 
Video Editing 101
Monday, August 13, 6–9 p.m. / Training Center
Join us for a quick introduction to basic video editing using iMovie '11. The second half of this class will give participants hands-on time to edit your own footage. Register
 
Keeping your Computer Safe
Tuesday, August 14, 7 p.m. / Hendrickson Room
Learn how to avoid spyware and viruses, and what to do when your computer gets infected. Also learn how to back up your files to keep them safe. Register
 
eBooks for Your Nook
Wednesday, August 15, 9:30–11 a.m. / Training Center
Learn to borrow and read library eBooks on your Nook. Register
 
Tumblr
Wednesday, August 15, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Learn how to post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos with Tumblr, popular microblogging and social networking site. Register
 
You Can’t Google This
Thursday, August 16, 9:30–11 a.m. / Training Center
This demo will explore the library’s extensive list of online resources that take you beyond the basics –from magazine and news articles to investment information and much more. Register

 

 

 

Posted by daccurso on 08/11/10
ClickBlog A new series of free computer and Internet classes is starting. Check out the events calendar on our website for details about classes which run through May 2011. You can register online or at the Reception Desk on the second level, 847-392-0100. Call, look online or pick up a Click brochure for more details and prerequisite information for the computer classes. Classes in August and September: How to Write Book Reviews - August 30 Learn to Use Morningstar Online - September 4 Beginning Mouse Skills - September 11 Introduction to Microsoft Word - September 13 Internet 101: Foundations - September 14 Twitter Foundations - September 21 Introduction to Email - September 21, 7 p.m.,  7:30 p.m.  8 p.m.,   8:30 p.m. Internet 102: The Next Step - September 23 Finding People: Now and Then - September 27 Genealogy on the Internet - September 28 Introduction to Microsoft Excel - September 29 How to Download Audiobooks and eBooks - September 30
Posted by daccurso on 02/18/10
computer_classes Date and time: Saturday, March 6, 10 a.m.-noon Location: Training Center Do you have a technology question such as what is a flash drive? How do I prevent spam in my email? How do I set up a Flickr account? We may be able to help you. Staff at the Computer Help Desk will be here to answer many of your questions during our Training Center Open House.  We can show you how to fill out online forms, how to change your homepage and even help you with our catalog. We’re sorry but we can’t troubleshoot personal computers or laptops. There's no registration; just stop in.