Computer Classes

The library offers free, hands-on computer classes for IPPL cardholders. Click on a class title below for more informaton and to register. Questions? Call 630/887-8760 ext. 239. Interested in volunteering? Apply to become a Tech Tutor!

junctioncolorwebThis year, we are going beyond books and reading and encouraging people to expand their horizons by attending programs. Join us at the Junction—IPPL Junction!—to learn something new, create from scratch, and share your knowledge with your neighbors. IPPL card-holders who participate in designated Junction programs will earn entries into our monthly and grand prize drawings, donated by the Friends of IPPL.

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Upcoming Classes

  • When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Bring a general list of your monthly expenses and leave with a personalized Excel budget file.

  • When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Bring a general list of your monthly expenses and leave with a personalized Excel budget file.

  • When: Monday, August 04, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Bring an idea for a new project of hobby you would like to explore and leave with your first Pinterest page.

  • When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    In this two part class (8/05 and 8/06) learn how to: enter, sort, filter, and format data; create or modify worksheets and charts; use simple formulas; and more. Basic computer skills required.

  • When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    In this hands-on workshop learn basic set-up, features, and functions. Bring your Apple ID, password and iPad.

  • When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn the basics of using the mouse, the keyboard, the Internet, and sending emails. Mon.-Wed. will be one hour each of instruction and practice. Thurs. will be devoted to practice and one-on-one help. Register either for morning or afternoon sessions.

  • When: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn the basics of using the mouse, the keyboard, the Internet, and sending emails. Mon.-Wed. will be one hour each of instruction and practice. Thurs. will be devoted to practice and one-on-one help. Register either for morning or afternoon sessions.

  • When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn the basics of using the mouse, the keyboard, the Internet, and sending emails. Mon.-Wed. will be one hour each of instruction and practice. Thurs. will be devoted to practice and one-on-one help. Register either for morning or afternoon sessions.

  • When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn the basics of using the mouse, the keyboard, the Internet, and sending emails. Mon.-Wed. will be one hour each of instruction and practice. Thurs. will be devoted to practice and one-on-one help. Register either for morning or afternoon sessions.

  • When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Join us for an in-depth look at Google.com, its apps and services. Featured topics include Google Chrome, Google Now, Google Maps and more.

  • When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn the basics of using the mouse, the keyboard, the Internet, and sending emails. Mon.-Wed. will be one hour each of instruction and practice. Thurs. will be devoted to practice and one-on-one help. Register either for morning or afternoon sessions.

  • When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Stop by the lobby for help downloading e-books, e-magazines, e-movies, and e-music.

  • When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn the basics of using the mouse, the keyboard, the Internet, and sending emails. Mon.-Wed. will be one hour each of instruction and practice. Thurs. will be devoted to practice and one-on-one help. Register either for morning or afternoon sessions.

  • When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Join us for an in-depth look at Google.com, its apps and services. Featured topics include Google Search, Google Drive, Google Calendar and more.

  • When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn the basics of using the mouse, the keyboard, the Internet, and sending emails. Mon.-Wed. will be one hour each of instruction and practice. Thurs. will be devoted to practice and one-on-one help. Register either for morning or afternoon sessions.

  • When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn the basics of using the mouse, the keyboard, the Internet, and sending emails. Mon.-Wed. will be one hour each of instruction and practice. Thurs. will be devoted to practice and one-on-one help. Register either for morning or afternoon sessions.

  • When: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn about streaming media devices such as Roku, Apple TV, and Fire TV, plus services like hoopla, Netflix, and HuluPlus to reduce expenses and re-imagine your TV and movie-viewing experience.

  • When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Bring an idea for a new project of hobby you would like to explore and leave with your first Pinterest page.

  • When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn how to set up a Facebook account, create privacy settings, and connect with family and friends. Prerequisites: Must be comfortable using the keyboard, the mouse, and the Internet, and be curious about online social networks. Email address required: bring your email address and password to class.

If you can't make it to one of our classes or want a class on a different topic, check these resources for free or low cost computer classes: