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


Excel 1 (NID)

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols 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.


Excel 2 (NID)

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols 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.

iWork - Pages (NSL)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Apple uses can learn the basics of Pages, Apple's version of Word Processing. Pages works seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, such as an iPad or iPhone. In this hands-on class learn how to add and change font styles as well as add pictures. Make anything from posters, brochures and fun newsletters using the templates provided.

iWork - Numbers (NSL)

Thursday, October 02, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Starting with Numbers is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Numbers for Mac starts with a blank canvas, ready to be created, not an endless grid that can be overwhelming. This presentation will show how to choose fonts, style cell borders and introduce formulas. As well as show over 30 templates that work great between Macs and iOS devices.

Video Production For Teens (NSL)

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Record, edit, save. It's that easy to make a school project or presentation more exciting with the software and equipment offered here at Naperville Public Library's Idea Lab. Start with the HD camera and microphone and record in front of the green screen. Then using GarageBand and iMovie add music or sound effects, and titles and transitions.
This particular program is for teens in 6th through 12th grade.

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.