Upcoming Computer classes

NOTE:There is a non-refundable, non-transferable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration.You can transfer to another class with one week's advance notice. If you cannot attend a class for any reason, please let the Computer Lab staff know so that we can offer the spot to someone on the waiting list.
Classes are appropriate for adults and students grade 8 and above. Classes are limited to 12 participants. Stop by the Computer Lab desk at any of our facilities for more information and to register! All computer classes requires advanced registration
The fee for group classes are:
Naperville Public Library card holders: $10
Reciprocal Borrowers: $20


Create A Business Promo Video (NSL)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Creating a video for a business can be simple with the right tools. This presentation will demonstrate how easy it is to record with the HD Canon digital camera, lavaliere microphone and tripod and how to incorporate a green screen. Next, create background music to add to your video using GarageBand and then import that into iMovie to put the finishing touches on it. Finally get some quick advice on how to save the final video to the correct format and resolution to post to a website or blog. This class is an introduction that will lead into other classes for a more precise understanding of the software and equipment.

Excel 1 (NSL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Microsoft Excel 2013 is the industry standard for data organization and analysis. It can be used for work or home. Keep up-to-date with the most widely used spreadsheet application and learn how to auto-fill, format data and adjust cells. Learn the different ways to insert and move data cells.

Photoshop Elements (NSL)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Get familiar with the photo organizing, editing and sharing features of Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 that is ideal for casual photographers who want to achieve professional results.

Excel 2 (NSL)

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
This class is for participants who have gone through Excel 1 or know the basics of Microsoft Excel 2013 and are interested in improving and enhancing their Excel experience. Learn great features that will make it easier to calculate formulas, analyze trends and apply formatting.

3-D Software & Printing (NSL)

Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to design a three dimensional object using 123-D and the process of printing it using the library's 3-D printer.

Business Promo Equipment Made Easy (NSL)

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Don't be afraid of new technology. Learn how it can greatly enhance a video and make a product or business look more professional. This program will teach participants how to effectively use the green screen, HD video camera, tripod and microphone in a more hands on approach. Learn what video techniques and styles work best for different businesses and how to use it for target marketing.

Word 1 (NSL)

Thursday, November 06, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Microsoft Word can be used to create different types of documents. Start here and learn what can be done with the software. Follow along to learn how to save files, copy and paste, change font type, size and color, and set-up and print your document correctly.

Commercial Video And Audio Editing (NSL)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to make a recorded video look and sound more professional. This presentation will demonstrate how to add some neat effects to titles and transitions and make jingles sound great using iMovie and GarageBand. Get advice on distributing the final video on social media such as Facebook, YouTube, and WordPress.