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The New York Public Library's TechConnect program helps people of all ages develop confidence in their computer skills and grow more comfortable in today's digital world.

TechConnect offers more than 80 technology classes at libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Islandall absolutely free! From learning the basics of how to use a computer to mastering essential computer business prorams, there is a class for all students from beginner to advanced, including series classes for those who want more in-depth knowledge. 

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All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
5:30 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you? Take this immersive class. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
10 a.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. This class will cover tables and the tools that govern tables.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Do you need extra time to complete an assignment or do research? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help signing up for Facebook or creating an email? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Word Press.
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.How'd You Do That?...Connecting Stuff to Your Computer (Lecture and Demonstration)
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
10:30 a.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!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab Wednesdays
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
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.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!
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Adult Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to electrify your Facebook page? Watch YouTube videos? Want private quiet time to use the computer, Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. No library card required, and you can make five free prints (during tech time only).
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
11 a.m.Canceled
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.GOOGLE DRIVE
Esta clase de google drive es en español. vamos aprender un poco hacerca de google drive y su funciones mas inportante de una manera facil y divertidad
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
11:30 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
12 noonExcel for Beginners
Learn how to work with numbers in spreadsheets!
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help with your eBooks? Bring your technology questions to our Free one-on-one computer help sessions. No appointment is necessary!
Epiphany LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Assisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Google Maps
Do you hate asking stopping people on the street to ask for directions? Do you get turned around in new cities? Take a class on Google Maps and head in the right direction!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
1 p.m.Laboratorio de Computadoras
*Reservación requerida ¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
2 p.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
2:30 p.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Teens, come and get the opportunity to explore technology and learn something new about some of the websites and apps you already use in your everyday life!
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Computer Safety and Maintenance
Lern how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Fundamentos del Android.
Este curso cubrirá algunas de las características básicas de los dispositivos Android. Aprenda cómo funciona el hardware, algunos conceptos básicos de ajustes, de navegación y de aplicaciones.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
5:15 p.m.Canceled
eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Please come to eBook Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your personal computer and t…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:30 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
6:30 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
8:30 p.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the #1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, February 11, 2016
10 a.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
10 a.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 Basics
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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 aprender como usar tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, o Nook, puede llamar a la biblioteca y preguntar por Caroline. Para las clases privadas tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases duran una hora. Tenemos clases privadas por la mañana y por la tarde. Elija la hora y el dia que usted quiere tomar las clases privadas. Do you need help with the internet or your need an em…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.MS Word 1
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
11 a.m.MS Word 2010: Imagenes- MS Word 2010: Images (Spanish)
Aprenda las funciones básicas de un procesador de textos que puede utilizar para crear documentos con Microsoft Word. Los temas incluyen introducir y editar texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
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