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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
Saturday, November 1, 2014
10 a.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
10 a.m.OPEN LAB SATURDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning. Note: Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm. Lab reserved for class in a.m. on October 8th & 15th . Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.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
10:30 a.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
11 a.m.Tech Help
Have a question about your email attachments? Need to know how to configure itunes? How can I upload pictures to facebook? Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing? Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help. Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.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
11 a.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
Sit down with staff for an individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open/use a new e-mail account, save/attach documents, copy/paste, create/edit MS Word documents, create a Power Point presentation, use the Internet, HomeWork Help, NYPL resources, download NYPL e-books, etc. In person pre registration required Audience: Adults, 50+, Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years), and Children (School Age)
Edenwald LibraryAdults
1 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
2 p.m.OPEN LAB SATURDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Creating a resume? Bring your technology/digital document/digital device questions and get one-on-one assistance -- or use lab computers for learning. Note: Lab Closed for Lunch Hour 1 pm - 2pm. Lab reserved for class in a.m. on October 8th & 15th . Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 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
3 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
4 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
Sunday, November 2, 2014
1 p.m.Learning Express 3.0 (Practice exams for TASC, Citizenship, EMS, etc.)
Learning Express (Practice exams for TASC, Citizenship, EMS, etc.) Learn how to search using various databases provided by NYPL. Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams that will help people improve their scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams, including the new GED replacement, TASC, test. Register on September 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM Subjects: Jobs; Homework Help; Education; GED
Bronx Library CenterAdults
3:30 p.m.Searching Besides Google: Mango Languages
Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of 35 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program. This class takes place on the concourse level. Pre-registration for class is in the auditorium starting Friday September 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Monday, November 3, 2014
9:30 a.m.Downloading 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. This is a tablet/smartphone only class.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Computer Safety and Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses; use anti-virus software; beware when downloading; don't always trust emails; and use strong passwods. Learn how to perform regular maintenance functions to keep your computer running smoothly. <!--[endif]-->
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Windows 8 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 8. Topics covered include upgrading to Windows 8.1, the Charms bar, and how to get the Start button back. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers and tablets are provided but you can bring your own too. NOTE: Monday computer classes now begin at 10 am, not 11 am.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Facebook Basics - Facebook Básico (Spanish)
Aprenda acerca de la red social en línea, Facebook
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:15 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!
Eastchester 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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults
10:30 a.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 the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
11 a.m.Medios Básicos Digitales
Aprenda todo acerca de la descarga de música, vídeos, imágenes y mucho más! Incluyendo streaming y compartir.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Tech Help
Have a question about your email attachments? Need to know how to configure itunes? How can I upload pictures to facebook? Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing? Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help. Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.
High Bridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonMS Word 2010 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Facebook
Learn how to use Facebook. Topics will include: privacy settings, timeline navigation and newsfeed.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Para Padres, sobre Seguridad en Internet para niños.
Aprenda acerca de los peligros de internet y sus hijos. Averigüe lo que necesita saber para ser cautelosos e informado.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Saving and Recovering Data
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 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
4 p.m.Open Lab /Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Está teniendo problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas sobre tecnología y conseguir uno-a-uno ayuda!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
4:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.aprenda a utilizar el teclado y ratón
Aprenda cómo sostener, haga clic y mover el ratón y practicar tus habilidades de mecanografía / teclado.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
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
5:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park 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.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
6:30 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
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
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