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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, December 20, 2014
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.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
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 a.m.ADVANCED MS EXCEL 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
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
11:30 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
12 noonOPEN 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 December 13th & 20th . Open Lab follows from 12p - 1pm; continuing 2-4:45pm.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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 December 13th & 20th . 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, December 21, 2014
1 p.m.E-Reader
Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password. Register on Friday November 28, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Downloading Free E-books from the New York Public Library
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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Monday, December 22, 2014
9:30 a.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
Electronic books and e-audio books all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
10 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. Prerequisites: Computer Basics
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.MS Powerpoint 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. 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.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
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. ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need more computer time? then come down to West Farms Library and recieve two hours worth of computer time!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Advanced MS Powerpoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Learn to type and use a mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
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.
Soundview LibraryAdults
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.MS 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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
11 a.m.Supervised Open Lab - Laboratorio Abierto Supervisado (Espanol)
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. ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.Adult Tech Lab
For one hour, you can practice your skills from a previous class or learn how to use the mouse and keyboard if you are new to computers. Feel free to ask brief questions! Free computer time for the duration of the program!
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.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
11 a.m.Microsoft Publisher
En esta clase vamos aprender de una forma facil y sencilla de como usar powerpoint . Powerpoint es un software ofimático diseñado para la creación y ejecución de presentaciones multimedia las cuales utilizamos para facilitar la comunicación y transmisión de una información de manera clara, elegante y atractiva.
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
11:30 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
12 noon1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults
12 noonOpen Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
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!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Microsoft Word for Beginners
Learn the basic 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.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomAdults
3 p.m.1 on 1 Computer Help
1 on 1 Computer Help
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults
4 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!
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.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.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
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