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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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All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, December 18, 2014
9 a.m.Google Series: Google+
Learn about the online social networking system Google Plus.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Google Series: Google Hangouts
Learn all about Video Chatting via Google Hangouts
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
10 a.m.OPEN LAB THURSDAYS
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! Note: Library Closed on Christmas (Thursday December 25, 2014 )
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
Businesspeople
10 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.
Countee Cullen Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Shopping Online
Learn how to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
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 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
10:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Internet 1: Basics
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
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!
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Inwood Library, ClassroomsAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Conceptos Básicos de Computadoras
Aprenda los diferentes componentes de una computadora, la terminología básica, así como una introducción al Sistema Operativo y varios aplicaciones de software populares.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Internet Para Principiantes - Internet for Beginner (Spanish)
Una introducción a la Internet, incluyendo como conectarse, el uso de un navegador web y navegar por las páginas web
Bronx Library CenterAdults
11 a.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7
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 noon Computer Basics - Open Lab
Learnabout the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminlology. An overview of operating systems and popular software applications.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
12 noonAdvanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include using transitions and animations.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noon Computer Basics - Open Lab
Learnabout the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminlology. An overview of operating systems and popular software applications.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
12 noonComputer Lab
Welcome to the 96th Street Library Computer Lab. At the lab our tech volunteers can help you with computer basics, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, email, eBooks, using Facebook, or any other computer topic you want to learn. They'll guide you step-by-step and try to answer any questions you have. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop or other tech device. If you don't own a laptop or can't bring yours we will lend you one for the duration of the class.
96th Street LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
1 p.m.Google Series: Google Hangouts
Learn about using video chatting using Google Hangouts. Must have active Google/Gmail account.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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 Library, Main FloorAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:15 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
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 p.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
67th Street LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.iMovie on the iPad
Learn the basics of using Apple's iMovie app on iPad tablets. Class is conducted on iPads.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
3 p.m.Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
Inwood LibraryAdults
3 p.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.
Parkchester Library, Computer 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
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 Library, Main FloorAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.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!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Photo Editing for Beginners
This class will explore the editing of photos using Microsoft Paint. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.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!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
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
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
6:15 p.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc. Please note: Bring a flash drive with an MP3 or WMA audio file, and an MP4 or MOV video file if you wish to practice embedding media.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Stop Motion Animation
Learn how to use digital tools to animate your drawings, models, and sets. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
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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