Book-a-Librarian

Need a little extra help with a specific topic? The Book-a-Librarian service allows you to request one-on-one assistance from a Crete Public Library librarian. These sessions last approx. 30-45 minutes and may be scheduled no more than twice-a-month. Topics covered include but are not limited to:

Using the Library

  • Library catalog
  • Axis360 & Overdrive for ebooks & audiobooks
  • Zinio for digital magazines
  • Accessing library databases
  • Using Lynda.com
  • Using Ancestry.com
  • Starting research

Computer Skills

  • Basic Windows (7, 8 & 10)
  • Basic Mac

Internet Skills

  • Introduction to the internet
  • Using Google
  • Email for beginners
  • Using Google Docs

Social Media Skills

  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Instagram

Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

To book an appointment, please call the library at 708-672-8017. You may also make an appointment in person at the Information Desk.

Please note: We are unable to troubleshoot hardware issues, provide technology repair, install software, or set up virus removal with your laptop or mobile device. For these types of questions, please seek a professional computer consultant. We cannot offer medical, legal, business, or financial advice, though we can assist with finding reputable sources that can provide answers to these questions. We cannot proofread documents or provide typing services.