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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, September 1, 2015
6:15 p.m.MS Word 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, 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 Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
10 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
10 a.m.MS Word 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.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
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)
10:30 a.m.Clases de Computadora en Español
9/02/15 Email Para Principiantes-Aprenda como crear y usar su propio correo electronico 9/16/15 Microsoft Word Para Principiantes- Aprenda a crear documentos, textos, o tablas para su propio uso.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
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
11 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Supervised 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active Gmail account
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
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
2:30 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
3 p.m.Cree su propia página Web: Parte 1 — Create your own website (Spanish)
Cree su propio sitio Web utilizando Google Sites. Aprende a usar plantillas para crear un sitio o crear un sitio desde cero.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3:30 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! Prerequisites: Computer Basics
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
5 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. Space is limited, registration is required. Registration begins one week before the class (August 26th).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
5 p.m.Microsoft Word 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.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
5 p.m.Correo Electronico para Principiantes
Aprenda cómo funciona el correo electrónico, suscribirse a una cuenta de correo electrónico gratuito, y aprender sobre el envío, respuesta y reenvío de mensajes.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
6 p.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
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
6:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 p.m.iMovie Green Screening and Effects
Learn to light and film using a green screen and then edit that footage in iMovie to change the backgrounds of your videos.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, September 3, 2015
9:30 a.m.MS Word "The Sade 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
10 a.m.MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Android Basics
Learn how to use the Google's popular and powerful mobile operating system for smartphones and tablets!
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
10 a.m. Internet Basico
En esta clase vamos aprender a como navegar el internet de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resumé in Microsoft Word. 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.Tech HelpWest Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Ongoing
Computer Basics for Beginners
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
11:15 a.m.Microsoft Word 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.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
11:30 a.m.MS PowerPoint "Wedding Photo Album"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
12 noonComputer Basics / Computacion Basica
Are you new to computers? We can help! Topics covered include parts of the computer, mouse movement, getting started with email and social media and more. Eres nuevo en las ordenadores? Podemos ayudar! Los temas cubiertos incluyen partes del movimiento ordenador. raton, primeros pasos con el correo elctronico y las redes sociales y mas.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
12 noonCOMPUTER BASICS
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
1 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
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
2 p.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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
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