Technology Training

One-on-One Sessions

Book a 45-minute one-on-one session with a librarian for help with a variety of basic technology topics:

  • Downloading library eBooks and eAudiobooks
  • Using library subscription resources such as “Consumer Reports”
  • Basics of your smartphone, tablet, or laptop computer
  • Email (creating an account, attaching photos and documents, etc.)
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

This service is for Lincolnwood cardholders only. Please email Brian Wilson at or call (224) 233-1859 to set up an appointment today.

Please note: We are unable to troubleshoot hardware issues with your laptop or mobile device. For these types of questions, please seek a professional computer consultant.

Technology class archive

Click here to go to our page of archived technology class videos that you can watch at any time to learn more about technology from Microsoft Excel to Word, Google applications, backing up, social media, ebooks, iPhone and iPads, Google Android, and more.

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!