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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
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
3:30 p.m.MS Excel “Conditional Formatting and Pivot Tables”
Learn about Conditional Formatting and Pivot Tables in MS Excel.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Young Adult Tech Lab: 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
5 p.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Also learn neat tips and tricks for searching on Google.com
67th Street LibraryAdults
5 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10pm. What to bring: · Your eReading Devise (all devices) · Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) · Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) · Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation application that gives you everything you need to make slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, and let's 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
7 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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
8:30 p.m.MS PowerPoint for Mac 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 Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
9:30 a.m.MS PowerPoint "WordArt & More"
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.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 for Beginners
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Canceled
Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help "Lynda.com"
Curious about the website Lynda.com? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.MS Excel “Conditional Formatting and Pivot Tables”
Learn about Conditional Formatting and Pivot Tables in MS Excel.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
11 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.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
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-on-one session.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
12 noonAssisted 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.Google Maps
Need directions? Learn how to use Google Maps to navigate the world and find interesting places. 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.Skype and Video Chatting
Learn all about Skype and Video Chatting.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 p.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. Prerequisites: Computer Basics
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m. Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. This program addresses the needs of more than a quarter of New York City households who do not have home access to high speed Internet services. To participate in this program you must register for and attend a patron lending event. During the lending event, you must be prepared to…
West Farms LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Canceled
Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help "MS Office 2010"
Are you having trouble with a Microsoft Office program? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about creating spreadsheets? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
2:30 p.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
3 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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time?Want to pimp your Facebook or Instagram?Or just play online games or the new xbox one? Join us every wednesday from 3-5pm.
125th Street Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech TimeVan Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech TimeVan Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Open Lab
Having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.MS Access 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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 e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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.Technology Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter or Facebook? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Working on your resume? Bring your own digital device, along with your questions and get one-on-one assistance or use one of our laptops.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Interested in using the Internet for online shopping or 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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