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NYPL TechConnect Classes

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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
Thursday, September 3, 2015
9:30 a.m.MS Word "The Sade Project"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Android Basics
Learn how to use the Google's popular and powerful mobile operating system for smartphones and tablets!
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
10 a.m. Internet Basico
En esta clase vamos aprender a como navegar el internet de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resumé in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resumé and a USB drive to save and/or print your resumé.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
11 a.m.Tech HelpWest Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Ongoing
Computer Basics for Beginners
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
11:15 a.m.Microsoft Word for Beginners
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.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
11:30 a.m.MS PowerPoint "Wedding Photo Album"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
12 noonCOMPUTER BASICS
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
12 noonComputer Basics / Computación Basica
Are you new to computers? We can help! Topics covered include parts of the computer, mouse movement, getting started with email and social media, and more. Eres nuevo en las ordenadores? Podemos ayudar! Los temas cubiertos incluyen partes del movimiento ordenador, raton, primeros pasos con el correo elctronico y las redes sociales y más.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
1 p.m.1-on-1 Tech Assistance
Did you just get a computer at home and you need help with getting started? Have you been using your computer at home, and you have a question about a task or function? Did you just get an I-Pad, Nook, Kindle, or other e-reader device, and need assistance with downloading library electronic materials? Sign-up for our one-on-one tech sessions at the West New Brighton Library! Call the West New Brighton Library and make an appointment to sit down with a tech savvy staff member who will assist…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
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
2 p.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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Learn a Language with Mango
| Learn any language using NYPL's resource Mango Languages. In this class you will be able to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the langauge of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library card, pin number and headphones needed for this class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Open Computer 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!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
2:30 p.m.How'd You Do That?... Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC 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. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.MS Word "Picture Wrap"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.Kids Tech Class: Photoshop in TechConnect Lab
Kids will learn how to use Photoshop to create artwork, fancy text and/or manipulate images. A different fun activity every class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Kids Tech Class: Photoshop in TechConnect Lab
Kids will learn how to use Photoshop to create artwork, fancy text and/or manipulate images. A different fun activity every class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 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. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
3 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring in your devices and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! *No registration required. First come , first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
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
4 p.m.Microsoft Word for Beginners
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.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
5 p.m.Learn a Language with Mango!
Learn any language using NYPL's resource Mango Languages. In this class you will be able to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library card, pin number and headphones needed for this class. Learn any language using NYPL's resource Mango Languages. In this class you will be able to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:15 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 p.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
Friday, September 4, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m. Internet Basico
En esta clase vamos aprender a como navegar el internet de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Learning to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills. Prerequisites: None.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
10:15 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.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
10:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1 p.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Internet para Principiantes
Una introducción a Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2:30 p.m.Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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