Public Access Computers

We have 58 public computers available throughout the library: 16 Adult computers, 16 Youth computers, 10 Lab computers, 10 Teen Gaming computers, 3 Teen Homework computers, and 3 Express computers.

Wi-Fi Network

The library provides free public access wireless Internet (Wi-Fi). This is an open, non-encrypted network. Our Wi-Fi SSID is: GlensidePLD.

In-House Laptops

Whether you need to research, work, or simply enjoy some digital time, you can borrow a laptop on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that these laptops are exclusively for use within the library.

Computer Classes

The library offers computer classes on a variety of topics. You can find our class offerings on our Event Calendar. View our standard computer class descriptions below:

Learn tips and tricks to better use your web-based email. If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one. Handout

Learn to be an effective user of the World Wide Web. Topics include using search engines, mapping sites, and safe practices. Presentation | Handout

Learn how to create and edit a document with Microsoft Word. We’ll cover basic formatting options like how to bold text, adjust line spacing and change the page alignment.  Handout | Practice

Learn how to work with objects, including pictures, shapes, and tables in Microsoft Word. Inserting and working with headers and footers will also be covered. Handout

For new users. Learn to navigate worksheets, format data, work with cells/rows/columns, and more. Handout

Create your own formulas and learn to select and use Excel’s built in functions. Basic familiarity with Excel is required. Handout | Practice

Learn to create and modify simple Excel charts, including pie and line charts. Basic familiarity with Excel is required. Handout | Practice

Learn to analyze complex data with this powerful tool. Basic to intermediate familiarity with Excel is required. Handout | Practice

VLOOKUP, a database function, provides the ability to retrieve info from large data tables. Basic Excel familiarity required. Handout | Practice

Whether you are new to Office or need to refresh your skills, get a basic introduction to PowerPoint. Handout | Images | Final Presentation

Save and share your work in the cloud with Google’s suite of productivity apps, including Drive, Calendar, Docs, and Sheets. An active Google/Gmail account is required. Handout

For new users. Learn to work with fonts, paragraph settings, shapes and pictures, and more. Text Handout | Objects Handout | Practice