Tech Help

We offer Tech Help on an AS NEEDED basis! If you’re having trouble using one of the library services or need help using technology, you can call us at 309-755-9614 and make an appointment with Kathleen.

We also have some helpful websites with lessons on how to use the computer listed below: Mouse Aerobics – This self-guided lesson will help you learn to use the mouse.  No experience necessary!

Typing Lessons– These lessons will help you learn to type.  You should be comfortable using a mouse and reading web pages or have someone to help you before trying these.

Use the below step by step typing tutorials and individuals skill lessons at each level.

Both of these sites offer step by step typing tutorials and individuals skill lessons at each level.

Beginning Basic Computer
These guided  tutorials teach basic skills under six general categories: Getting Started on the Computer; Using a PC (Windows 7); Using a Mac (OS X); Basic Search; Navigating a website; & Basic E-mail.

General Computer

Here you can find tutorials on Computer Basics;Online Basics; Email Basics; Google & Google Drive & Docs; Apple & Ipad Basics; All aspects of Microsoft Windows operating systems- Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 98, Microsoft Office Programs- Office 2000, Office 2003, Office 2007, Office 2013; Social Media- Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Pinterest, Skype, & Blogging, plus Tech Savvy Tips and Tricks.

Job Search : Resume Writing, Cover Letters, Interviewing Skills, Networking, & General Workplace Success Skills.

Homework Helps: &