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MS Excel Series

In this series, learn how to use Microsoft Excel to manipulate, format, and organize numbers and other types of data. Sponsored by Comcast Internet Essentials.

This class is part of a series. Registering for the first class automatically enters you in all required sessions. If you cannot attend this session, please cancel your registration.

6/1 - Basics: Learn how Excel’s cells, worksheets & workbooks easily allow users to manipulate, calculate, and format numbers and other types of data.

6/8 - Charts & Graphs: Learn how to add visual interest and tell stories by displaying numbers and data sets in chart or graph format.

6/15 - Formulas & Functions: Learn to use formulas to automatically calculate and manipulate totals, percentages, averages, and ranges.

6/22 - Working with Tables: Learn how to create tables and pivot tables, sort and filter data, work with large spreadsheets, and more.

6/29 - Advanced Topics: Learn how to use conditional formatting, work with multiple sheets in an Excel workbook, calculate percentages, and use PMT & VLOOKUP functions.

This series is sponsored by Comcast Internet Essentials to help bridge the digital divide and foster digital literacy skills. For more information on Internet Essentials, visit

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Computer & Technology |

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Main Library

Phone: 847-742-2411


Today's hours

We're open 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Mon, Sep 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 23 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Sep 24 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming Events

Sun, Sep 24, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Thousands of books and media for adults and children for sale at the annual Library Foundation Book Sale - proceeds help support programs and events at the library!

Mon, Sep 25, 9:15am - 9:45am
Main Library - Story Room - North
Calling all preschoolers! This storytime features stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 3-6.

Mon, Sep 25, 10:00am - 10:20am
Main Library
Especially for two year-olds, this storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays. Please register.
This event is full

Mon, Sep 25, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library
Especially for two year-olds, this storytime will include songs, stories, and fingerplays. Please register.
This event is full

Mon, Sep 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Dive in to learn Spanish!
Registration is now closed

Mon, Sep 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Rakow Branch - Rakow - Living Room
Join the Rakow Readers for a lively book discussion in the Shales Living Room of the Rakow Branch Library. September: Glass Chateau by Stephen P. Kiernan. October: The Ferryman by Justin Cronin.

Mon, Sep 25, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms
Sleeping and dreaming are so important to our health and happiness. In honor of World Dream Day, let's learn about the science behind sleep and dreams and make a dream catcher.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Sep 25, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bookmobile stop: River’s Edge Townhomes – 2 Clifford Ct. – Elgin 60123 – 4:00-4:45

Mon, Sep 25, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
South Elgin Branch - South Elgin - Hoffer Room
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 years old
Registration is now closed

Mon, Sep 25, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile stop: Hunter’s Ridge Apts. – southeast parking lot – 1068 Todd Farm Rd. Elgin 60123 – 5:30-6:15

Mon, Sep 25, 6:15pm - 6:45pm
Main Library - Story Room - South
This fun storytime will include short stories, fingerplays, rhymes, and music movement activities with a parent or caregiver. For ages 12-23 months.
This event is full

Mon, Sep 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Grove Room
This group selects a different African American author each month and discusses topics including love, freedom, civil rights, churches, schools, challenging times, plays, and music.

Mon, Sep 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
Are you interested in going solar? Learn if solar is right for your home and how to get the most value out of your solar system from consumer advocate experts. Please Register for online or in-person.

Mon, Sep 25, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile stop: Mark Ave./Greater Grace Church – 991 Deborah Ave. – Elgin 60123 – 6:30-7:15

Mon, Sep 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms
¡Acompáñenos a celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con una noche familiar divertida con el juego tradicional mexicano, Lotería!  Favor de registrar a cada persona que estará jugando.  
This event is full

Mon, Sep 25, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
In The Community
Guest passes to watch the Avalon String Quartet perform at The Ashbury, 1 Douglas Ave., Elgin 60120