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Summer 2024

In-Person Classes

Advance sign-up required at the Information Desk: 708.371.5666. Please note: these are all adult classes for patrons 18 and older.

Teen Apps for Adults: TikTok and More
Tuesday, July 16 at 11 am
Wondering what teens are staring at on their phones? Instructor Mike Gershbein will demonstrate several popular apps, like TikTok, VSCO, Snapchat and Kik. Refreshments will be served.

Streaming TV Basics
Saturday, July 20 at 10 am
Instructor Ann Stovall will explain basics of using streaming services like Netflix and Hulu and devices like Roku and Chromecast to enjoy your favorite shows and movies, instead of traditional cable service.

Ancestry Library Edition
Sunday, August 11 at 2 pm
Tina Beaird of Tamarack Genealogy will show tips and tricks for searching Ancestry Library Edition and reading census records. Limit 12 participants.

Your Smart Home
Saturday, Aug 17 at 10 am
Apple, Amazon and Google offer products that make your home smarter, such as doorbell cameras and app-controlled thermostats. This session will compare products and discuss the latest developments in the field.

Tech Tutorials
Need assistance with a phone or computer? Fill out a quick form to set up a 20-minute appointment at the Information Desk.

Programs are provided by a grant from our partners at AgeOptions.

Online Learning

Technology Classes from GCF Global -- No library card required:


Phones and Tablets

Internet, Email and Online Services

Basic Skills


Apple Computers

Images and Design

Job Seeking Skills

For Advanced Technology Classes

  • LinkedIn Learning Classes are available through our Research Databases page, or through the LinkedIn Learning app on Android or iOS.
  • Classes include coding languages, graphic design and photography, Microsoft products and more.
  • They require an Alsip-Merrionette Park Library card (beginning with 21145).

Mobile Memory Lab
Click here to see the digitizing equipment and program dates.