Naperville Public Library Blog

Computer Lab Blog - Tips from the staff

April 4, 2015 - 12:54 — SarahHumphries

It's hard to miss as you walk by, but if you haven't been to the 95th Street Idea Lab come check it out!

April 3, 2015 - 09:57 — AllisonHopkins

Amidst the busy schedule of academics in grade school, I always looked forward to art class.More specifically, when we worked with clay.

January 28, 2015 - 19:58 — GretchenNovakXu

In December 2014, Microsoft announced it was discontinuing its Clip Art collection.

January 11, 2015 - 19:55 — GretchenNovakXu

What is a PDF? What software can you use to open, create, or edit one? When is it a good idea to save a file as a PDF instead of in another format, such as a Word document?

October 30, 2014 - 16:21 — GretchenNovakXu

Sometimes, when you try to print something from a website, the page comes out blank, contains advertisements you don't want, or looks nothing like it's supposed to. How can you fix this problem?

June 20, 2014 - 19:25 — GretchenNovakXu

Are there any tasks that you wish you could make your smartphone, your e-mail account, or websites like Facebook and Twitter do for you automatically?

February 17, 2014 - 13:22 — GretchenNovakXu

Image recognition technology can seem like the stuff of science fiction.

January 21, 2014 - 19:58 — GretchenNovakXu

Are you tired of carrying around a flash drive to store your documents? Do you ever e-mail yourself a copy of a document because you don't have anything to save it on?

December 27, 2013 - 21:40 — WayneLex

The other day someone at the library asked me for help in creating a poster from an image. Here's one method of many. This is a non-app method.

December 22, 2013 - 16:06 — GretchenNovakXu

Using pushpins to mark locations on a map can be a great way to represent information visually.