Technology Training

The Lynda Kiosk

Learn a little, learn a lot with, an award-winning provider of online video tutorials.  This collection of training videos is available on a dedicated computer in the Adult Computer Lab.  To get started with any course, ask a librarian at the Adult Services desk for assistance.

The online training library includes video-based elearning courses on:

  • Adobe and Microsoft applications and technologies
  • Web design
  • Digital photography
  • Video and Audio
  • Mac applications
  • Computer Programming
  • Business Skills

Watch a video on how to use

One-on-One Sessions

Book a one-on-one session with a librarian for help with a variety of basic technology topics.  We are happy to help you with:

  • Downloading library eBooks and eAudiobooks
  • Using the library catalog to search for items and place holds
  • Using library subscription resources such as Consumer Reports
  • Email (creating an account, attaching photos and documents, etc)
  • Searching the Internet
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint

This service is for Lincolnwood cardholders only.  Please email Jennifer Hunt at  or call (847) 677-5277 x293 to set up an appointment today.

Technology Classes

Free Online Training

These online resources can supplement the training available through the library.

  • DigitalLearn – Topics include Basic Search, Buying a Plane Ticket, and Intro to Email.
  • GCFLearnFree – Excellent Microsoft Office tutorials, plus Blog Basics, Internet Safety, and more.
  • TechBoomers – Learn to use popular websites like Google Maps, Skype, and Expedia. Built for older adults, but useful for all!