Adult Classes

Whatever you want to achieve, we’ll help you get there – now from the comfort of your home! Adult education classes are free, and our dedicated staff and volunteers will support you every step of the way. Get started today by calling (847) 775-2565.

Adult Literacy/ESL Tutoring

Improve your reading, math, and or learning English from home! We will work with you and help you by phone, computer, FaceTime, Zoom, etc. If you don’t know how we can help you with that too! Our trained adult literacy and ESL tutors are available to you by appointment.
Learning from home can help you to get a job, help your grandchildren/children with their school work, or simply read a book or write a letter.

Conversational ESL

Conversational ESL (English as a Second Language) classes are available online! Meet with a coach and other adult learners from the comfort of your home. Practice speaking English about a wide variety of topics, like families, talking to your children’s teachers, or work. We will find a time that works for you! For more information about Conversational ESL, please call 847-775-2565.

Computer Classes and Appointments

Drop in Lab · English and Spanish

Computer help is available by appointment in-person or online! Bring topics that you would like to learn including, internet, email, Microsoft Word, Excel, and more.

Get that Job Lab · English only

Receive help with your resume, applications, and interviewing via Zoom, by appointment in-person, or online!

Learn Microsoft Word at home · English only

Learn about file management and MS Word in our six-week class. Call 847-775-2565 to register.


Improve your computer skills and show employers what you know by signing up for a free online Northstar account. Learn digital skills and achieve certificates. Available in English only.

Typing Club

Learn to type faster and better while at home! Get a learning plan just for you. Call 847-775-2562 to enroll in Typing Club. Offered in English and Spanish.