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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
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
10 a.m.Tablet Buying Guide Basics
With all the tablets out there it is hard to figure out which one you should get. Learn how to determine which tablet is the best fit for you. This class will cover some of the basic features and specs of the devices.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Computer Lab
Need help with the computer? we are here to answer all you basic computer questions.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Wednesday 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 assistance!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
11 a.m. MS Powerpoint 2010 For Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2003. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library and use our laptops!
West Farms LibraryAdults
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
11:30 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 noonCanceled
Assisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonOne-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
1 p.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. Following the tutorial, bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 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.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
1 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.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
2 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Open Lab: Free 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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners "Formatting A Spreadsheet"
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
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.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.MS Excel 2010 para principiantes.
Aprenda lo básico de trabajar con hojas de cálculo utilizando Microsoft Excel 2010. Los temas incluyen la introducción de datos y fórmulas, mover y copiar datos, formatear e imprimir la vista previa de las hojas de trabajo.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010: All About Formulas
Learn the basics of working with formulas using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, editing formulas, selecting the correct formula.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to pimp your Facebook or Instagram? Want to just play online games or the Xbox One? Join us every Wednesday from 3-5pm.
125th Street Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen/Tween Tech TimeVan Cortlandt LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
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
5:15 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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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.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
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
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
8:45 p.m.Photoshop Open Lab
Took a Photoshop class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Photoshop questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, May 7, 2015
9:30 a.m.MS Publisher "Create a Magazine Cover"
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Touch Typing
Introduction to a new tutorial called "Touch Typing". Here you will let your fingers do the touching and follow the screen to help you type at your own speed and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Foundation Directory Online: Find Money for Your Non-Profit Organization
Learn how to search for grant money to start or support a non-profit organization. The St. George Library Center subscribes to this powerful database which is maintained by the Foundation Center.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Immigrants
10 a.m.Open 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
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.
Kips Bay 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.Wearable Tech: Smartwatches & More
Learn all about wearing the future of technology. In this class you will be introduced to smartwatches such as the Apple Watch and Android smartwatches, health and fitness activity trackers such as the Fitbit and Nike Fuelband, Google Glasses and more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resumé. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. 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.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.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!
Inwood Library, AuditoriumAdults
11 a.m.Digital Media Basics - Medios Digitales: Conceptos Básicos (Espanol)
Aprenda todo sobre los medios digitales, como convertir a los diferentes medios, como compatirlos y transmitirlos.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
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