Green Screen Know-How and Workshop

Ever wonder how movies of all different genres create fantastical worlds and amazing effects? With the use of a green screen, filmmakers and photographers create a plethora of scenery that would otherwise be nearly impossible to produce. Is there a project you’re working on that could use the magic of a green screen? As difficult…

The 10 Most Popular Lynda.com Courses in May

With the school year coming to an end, the opportunity to learn new skills is limited. Students and working adults alike find their summer days filled with lounging and vacation. More often than we would like to admit, however, we spend our days twiddling thumbs and awaiting more exciting days. While we long for adventure,…

The last horse in town: The rise of the automobile in Libertyville and Mundelein: 1880-1933.

The residents of Libertyville and Mundelein witnessed rapid change during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, from the installation of Libertyville’s first electric lights in June 1897 to Mundelein’s first telephone in the early 1900’s. Few changes, however, had quite the impact than the transition from horse-drawn carriages to our new ubiquitous cars.┬áSo let…

The 10 Most Popular Lynda.com Courses in April

In April, tons of patrons logged into their nifty and free Lynda.com accounts to learn about a software or program they’re unfamiliar with. Courses on Lynda scope from Animation all the way to Marketing. There is something out there for everyone and all you need is a CMPLD card and an internet connection! Check out…

The 10 Most Popular Lynda.com Courses in March

Do you find yourself fiddling your thumbs, looking around the room for something to do? Do you feel you’re behind your peers at work when it comes to a particular software? I bet you’d like to hear about a productive and helpful tool named Lynda! Lynda.com offers courses ranging from Animation to Programming Foundations to…