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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
Friday, June 5, 2015
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.ADVANCED INTERNET SEARCHING
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Learn to Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse; how to scroll, how to highlight words; and practice new skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.MS Word - "Get Your Resume Right"
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Saturday, June 6, 2015
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.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook. Class will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 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
10:30 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.Photoshop: Designing a Flyer
Use Photoshop to manipulate an image into an avatar. In this class you will learn how to use layers, filters, layer styles and selections tools.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Open Lab: Individualized Help with Technology
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! Open Lab begins at 10:00 a.m. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:30 p.m.Stop Motion Animation
Learn how to use iMovie to animate images to create your very own mini movie. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Ongoing
MS Powerpoint 2010: Making Photo Albums
Learn how to create a photo albums using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and formatting the photo albums.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
4 p.m.MS Office Open Lab
Took a MS Office class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Office questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
4 p.m.Photoshop: Cartoon Transformation
Use Photoshop to manipulate an image into a cartoon. In this class you will learn how to use layers, filters, layer styles and selections tools.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Sunday, June 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:30 p.m.Photoshop Effects: Green Screening
In this class you will use the green screen to take photos to be manipulated in Photoshop.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
4 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
Monday, June 8, 2015
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. Be sure to bring your mobile device with you! Prerequisites: Computer Basics
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Computer Basics for the 50+
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. Computers 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.MS Word 2010: Text Tools - MS Word 2010: Herramientas de Texto (Espanol)
Aprenda el uso de las Herramientas de Texto que ofrece MS Word 2010.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
What is this "Cloud" everyone is talking about? Learn about cloud storage and cloud computing. Explore how to use them.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
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.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.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,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Tablet Buying Guide
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.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Adult Tech Lab
For one hour: -Free computer time for the duration of the program! -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!
67th Street LibraryAdults
12 noonComputer Basics
In this session you will learn the components of a computer and how to utilize them.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen 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
12:15 p.m.Advanced MS Powerpoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
1 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help "MS Excel 2010"
Are you having trouble with learning Microsoft Excel? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about creating report or budgets on Excel? 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
3 p.m.Fundamentos Basico de Windows 7
Aprenda los conceptos básicos de la navegación de una PC con Windows 7.
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
4:30 p.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents.
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 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.Internet para Principiantes
Una introducción a Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
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