Technology Training

Lincolnwood Library card holders can now access from home.

Self-paced instructional videos that teach the latest software, technology, creative, and business skills. Courses are taught by experts in their fields. Watch a video on how to use

First time users need to create a profile. Follow these steps once you have accessed via the link above:

  • Click Create a profile
  • Enter your library card number
  • Create a password that’s at least 6 characters long and include a number and a letter

If you need to reset your password, contact Customer Service at (888) 335-9632 or
Please note: mobile app is not set up to work with library subscriptions.

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

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!