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NYPL's TechConnect program offers more than 80 technology classes at libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island - all ABSOLUTELY FREE! Learn computers, tablets, Internet basics, Microsoft Office, video chatting, how to find a job online, and much more. Browse the TechConnect class schedule to find a class at a library near you.

 

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
2 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages and attachments.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2:30 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Protecting Your Privacy and Security Online
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well as ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it.. Following the tutorial, bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Internet Para Principiantes
Una introducción a la Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por las páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Supervise Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
4:30 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
5 p.m.Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10pm. What to bring: · Your eReading Devise (all devices) · Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) · Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) · Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.Searching Besides Google
Learn how to search using various FREE databases provided by NYPL.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
7 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
9 a.m.Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR
This class will explore the editing of photos using PIXLR. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories. Prerequisites: Basic mouse, keyboarding, and computer skills.
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft PowerPoint.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m.Cell Phone Buying Guide: Basics
Learn about cell phone plans and how the whole process of buying a cell phone works.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Clases de computacion privadas / Free private computer classes
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail. O desea ayuda con tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, Nook.Puede llamar a la biblioteca de Hunt’s Point Library y preguntar por Caroline, para las clase privada tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases son por una hora solamente Tenemos clases privada en la tarde y en la mañana. Do you need help with the internet or your need an email account with yahoo, hotmail, gmail or…
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Raton pt 2
Mas practica y control sobre el raton.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
10:30 a.m. Open Lab
Can't remember how to use your e-mail? Do you have specific questions about a program or website? Forgot how to get the paper to print sideways? Stuck in the middle of the Web? This is the class for you! Brush Up on the basic computer skills. Preregistration is required and begins on January 2nd.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.MS Word 2010
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
11 a.m.Downloading NYPL e-Books on iPad
Learn how to download FREE library e-Books and audiobooks on to your iPad devices all through the library website. *iPad users must know their Apple iTunes account to download OverDrive Media Console app from the App Store and register with Adobe. *Users must have a their own iPad device and a library card to begin downloading books.
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
11 a.m. MS Publisher 2010 for Beginners
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.eNYPL: Downloading with Confidence
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Contact Seward Park Library Staff at 212-477-6770 to book your one to one session
Seward Park LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Google Series: Hangouts
Learn all about Video Chatting via Google Hangouts.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
11 a.m.Open Lab West Farms LibraryAdults
12 noonSupervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Melrose LibraryAdults
12 noonDownloading NYPL ebooks
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Devices are provided, but you can bring your own.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 nooniPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:30 p.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how e-mail works, sign up for a free e-mail account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
George Bruce LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Computer Class / BengaliParkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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