Computer Classes

Digital Literacy classes are available in English and Spanish. Our free classes introduce students to the Internet and Microsoft Word, as well as teach essential life skills like financial management and job readiness. Classes are instructor led with discussions, demonstrations, hands-on activities and personal practice time. Students who attend all five classes will receive a certificate celebrating their work.

Computer classes are offered in English on Saturdays at 1:15pm and 3:15pm, and in Spanish on Sundays at 1:15pm and 3:15pm.

Classes are for adults only. Children are not allowed in the computer labs during class time. Registration is required and on a first come, first served basis. Individuals may register in person at the reference desk or by calling the library at 847-775-2562.

Complete a class, win a computer!

Attend class to win a computer with our Learn & Discover classes! A raffle is held on the last day of each class session for all who earn a certificate. When you complete all five sessions, you’ll be entered to win!

Learn & Discover the Internet

Take our free class to learn how to navigate the internet! Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • navigating the internet
  • searching online
  • using email
  • practicing internet safety and security
  • filling out online forms

Learn & Discover Microsoft Word

Take our free class to learn how to use Microsoft Word! Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • creating, saving and printing documents
  • formatting text and documents
  • using spell check
  • creating lists through bullets and numbering
  • learning about the Microsoft ribbon

Drop-in Adult Computer Lab

Need some help with your computer skills? Stop by our drop-in computer lab – no appointment or registration necessary! The walk-in lab is held Wednesdays from 10:00am – 12:00pm, and most Thursdays, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, in the computer lab on the main floor. Check the Library’s calendar for dates! If you have questions, please call 847-775-2562 or email.