The library offers free, hands-on computer classes for IPPL cardholders. Click on a class title below for more information and to register. Questions? Call 630/887-8760 ext. 239.

junctioncolorwebnobg This 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 cardholders who participate in designated Junction programs will earn entries into our monthly and grand prize drawings, donated by the Friends of IPPL. Click here to view the Junction video!

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Upcoming Classes

  • When: Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Conference Room, 2nd Floor

    Discuss the various online learning platforms at this staff lead technology discussion.
  • When: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Just getting started with your iPad? Learn to change settings, use menus and install apps. Bring your Apple ID, password, and your iPad.
  • When: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Learn all about the new catalog, special features, and reset PIN
  • When: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    LinkedIn is the world's largest business network. Learn how to set up your profile, build a professional network, and get the most out of your LinkedIn account. Basic computer skills required.
  • When: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn how to navigate a web browser, locate information, evaluate Web sites and online information and safety.
  • When: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Learn all about the new catalog, special features, and reset PIN
  • When: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Learn all about the new catalog, special features, and reset PIN
  • When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Program an arduino microcontroller to turn on and off an LED light. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
  • When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Do more with your iPad! Learn to access email, manage your time and share photos.
    Bring your Apple ID, password, and your iPad.
  • When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn how to use software to create your own 3D objects and to prepare your digital object file for printing with IPPL’s 3D printer.
  • When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Conference Room, 2nd Floor

    Discuss selling good using the following services eBay, Etsy and Craigslist at this staff lead technology discussion.
  • When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    In this two part class (5/5 and 5/12) 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: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Lobby

    Stop by the lobby to find out about getting FREE ebooks, emagazines, emovies, and emusic with your Indian Prairie Public Library. Bring your tablet, smartphone, or ereader.
  • When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn how to set up a Facebook account, set 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.
  • When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    In this two part class (5/12 & 5/13) learn to format text, create, save and name a Word 2013 document. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
  • When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    In this two part class (5/5 and 5/12) 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: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    In this two part class (5/12 & 5/13) learn to format text, create, save and name a Word 2013 document. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
  • When: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn some of Excel's more intermediate features including working with tables, pivot tables, illustrations group, and intermediate formulas & functions. Prerequisite: Experience with Excel.
  • When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Discuss the different technologies Seniors are using at this staff lead technology discussion.
  • When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Ready to make some $$ selling some of your "stuff" on eBay? Plan to attend this fun & informative "eBay 101-Selling Basics"" program by eBay University Instructor Jack Waddick. Sit back and let Jack walk you through the keys to successful eBay selling. This lively session will include real time demos on eBay.com and plenty of time for your questions. No technical mumbo jumbo…everyone is welcome!
  • When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Just getting started with your iPad? Learn to change settings, use menus and install apps. Bring your Apple ID, password, and your iPad.
  • When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn how to set up a Facebook account, set 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.
  • When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

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  • When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

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  • When: Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn about 3D design and printing, how to submit a print request, and how to get started on creating your own 3D object.
  • When: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

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  • When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

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  • When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

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  • When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

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  • When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Where: Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

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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: