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NYPL TechConnect Classes

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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
Friday, September 4, 2015
1 p.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
2 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
2:30 p.m.Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Monday, September 7, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms 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
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
9:30 a.m.Google Drive "Docs / Sheets"
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Tech HelpWest Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the #1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m.Basic Computer Class
Come and learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Specifically Microsoft Word, a common word processing program you can use to create documents. Are you also having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Google Maps
Need directions? Learn how to use Google Maps to navigate the world and find interesting places.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Cómo sacar el máximo de Google / Google Series: Getting More Out of Google (Spanish)
Venga a explorar las profundidades de Google. Descubre algunas de las increíbles nuevas características Google está ofreciendo.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
11 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 Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Learn to Type and Use the Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
11:30 a.m.Photoshop CS6 "Blending Options"
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments. Space is limited, please sign up by phone or in person starting one week before the class (September 1st).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
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 LibraryAdults,
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.Microsoft 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2:30 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.MS Word "The Tables Project"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active email account Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
3 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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 LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Google Drive – “Docs”
Learn to create a Document with this Microsoft Word equivalent.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
5 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.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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
5:30 p.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the #1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8 p.m.Photoshop Open Lab
Took a Photoshop class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
10 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.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the #1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. 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.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the #1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m.Google Drive “Docs”
Learn to create a Document with this Microsoft Word equivalent.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Navigating NYC 311 Website
Learn how the NYC 311 website can save you time. In this class we explore commonly used services including filing a noise complaint, paying tickets and other tools.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab
Are you 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.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
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? 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.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
11 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
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