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Technology Classes & Programs

Library technology classes are free and are a great way to refresh your skills or pick up new ones. Classes are offered on a regular basis and cover a variety of topics from computer basics to Microsoft Office software. Hands-on classes are limited to Indian Prairie Library cardholders. Need to learn something now we have online learning resources and handouts from our previous classes.

Upcoming In-Person Classes & Program

An  Indian Prairie Library Card is needed to register.   View & register for classes.

 

 

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Online Learning

Computer & Tablet Basics

  • Learn Free offers free self-paced tutorials to help with technology.

Microsoft Office

  • Linkedin Learning (formerly Lynda.com) offers thousands of video tutorials taught by industry experts. Topics cover Microsoft Office, web design, and more.

Google

Available with a free Google email account to create, edit, save and share files.

  • Google Docs - Word processing for documents, resumes, and more.
  • Google Sheets - Spreadsheets for budgets, ,
  • Google Slides - Presentations for business, photos, and more.
  • Google Drive - Stores your files (15GB of space)  in the cloud to access anytime and anywhere.
  • Google Photos - Back up your photo from your Android phone and organize, and share all your favorite photographs.
  • Google Forms - Create free online surveys, polls, and quizzes.

Social Media

  • Pinterest - Share and discover ideas, interests, recipes, style and DIY guides, and more. 
  • Twitter - Interact with other Twitter accounts via “tweets”. For the latest information, follow news outlets, politicians, chefs, athletes, artists, or even your local weather service. 

 

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Handouts & Resources

Computer & Tablet Basics

Microsoft Office

Technology Resources

  • Cutting the Cable Cord 2021 - Presentation
  • Online Video Software - From free to low-cost options for having online video meetings.  The library is using Zoom for online programming.