Online Technology Programs

We offer a number of technology-related programs. Explore the calendar to discover programs held via Zoom. Watch videos on-demand featuring our library staff and other presenters through our YouTube channel

May
13

Blood Drive with Vitalant-Illinois

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Blood donation saves 12,000 human lives a day and is one of the easiest ways people can make a positive impact on the world. Give blood and save lives through a blood drive at th...

May
13

Online - First Chapter Chats – 2022 Bluestems

4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
For Kids Grade 3rd-5th. Thursday May 6, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.   Read along as we aloud the first chapter of three 2022 Bluestem nom...

May
14

Outdoor – Under the Stars Scavenger Hunt & Trivia

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Teens. Grades 7-12. Compete to win prizes in this after-dark outdoor event! Use telescopes provided by IPPL to embark on a constellation scavenger hunt, searching the skies for t...

May
15

Outdoor - Journey from the Heart: Native American Songs & Stories

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
For families. Celebrate native North American culture with stories, songs, flute playing, drumming, circle dances, animal impressions, and more. Presented by Dennis Swiftd...

May
15

Online - Teen Origami

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Teens. Grades 7-12.  During this program teens will learn how to fold origami and enjoy this fun paper art. This is a teen-led program, taught by your peers. You will need s...

June
26

Android Basics

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Learn to navigate the home screen, manage apps, device settings and browse the internet using your Android phone or tablet. Bring your mobile device, Gmail address, and password....

June
30

iPhone / iPad Basics

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Learn to navigate the home screen, manage apps, device settings, and browse the internet using your iPhone or iPad. Bring your device, iCloud login, and password.&...

July
6

Android Basics

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Learn to navigate the home screen, manage apps, device settings and browse the internet using your Android phone or tablet. Bring your mobile device, Gmail address, and password....

July
31

iPhone / iPad Basics

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Learn to navigate the home screen, manage apps, device settings, and browse the internet using your iPhone or iPad. Bring your mobile device, iCloud login, and password...

Cloud Storage

Discover the basics of what it means to save something to the cloud, and compare different types of cloud storage, including Google Drive and iCloud.  Watch this program on-demand anytime on our YouTube Channelhttps://bitly.com/36cC444

 Internet Safety & Security

Gain practical tips on avoiding credit card and identity theft online by managing passwords, avoiding malware and viruses, and using safety best practices online. Watch this recording of a live program presented by Mike Gershbein of Very Smart People. Access is now available through June 22, 2020. Register to watch the recording.

Mike worked as a public, corporate, and academic librarian for 20 years, providing one-on-one and group instruction in all types of technology. He founded Very Smart People because he loves helping individuals of all ages and realizes that if personal technology isn't fun and easy and doesn't make our lives better then it's probably not worth using!