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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
Thursday, July 30, 2015
10 a.m.iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings and app navigation. 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 a.m.I Need a Doctor: Health Info Online
Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' credentials, hospital information, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diets, weight loss, nutrition and exercises, and how to evaluate these websites.
Kips Bay 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 learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
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. 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.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
11 a.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
11 a.m.Canceled
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!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m. Tech HelpWest Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to copy and paste text or save a document? Come to this open lab, ask questions, and learn by doing. Participants should have some basic computer and/or Internet skills. Thursdays at 11 a.m. There are some exceptions, so please check the online calendar or branch calendar. First come, first served.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:15 a.m.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.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
12 noonCanceled
Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help "Resume Help"
Need help with creating or formatting your resume? Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonComputer Lab
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers can assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn, from computer basics, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, to using social media sites like Facebook and Instagram. We'll guide you step-by-step and try to answer any questions you have. We also encourage you to bring your own laptop or other tech device. If you don't own a laptop or can't bring yours, we will lend you one for…
96th Street 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
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
1:30 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010 "Pivot Tables"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting, conditional formatting, and Pivot Tables.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Microsoft Word 2010 para Principiantes
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos de Microsoft Word 2010, un programa de procesamiento de texto que puede utilizar para crear documentos. Los temas incluyen la entrada y la edición de texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Canceled
Finding a Job Online: Search Tips & Tricks
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.iMovie Effects and Green-Screening
Take the next step with Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie. Get tips on shooting footage with a green screen and chroma-keying in a new background. Learn about the visual and audio effects included in iMovie to change the look of your video. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
3 p.m.App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps, and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
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 LibraryAdults,
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 LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring in your devices and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! *No registration required. First come , first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 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
3:30 p.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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Dongan Hills LibraryBusinesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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.Photo Editing for Beginners with PIXLR
This class will explore the editing of photos using PIXLR. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Seward Park 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
8:45 p.m.Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that help you visualize or present your data. Work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Excel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, July 31, 2015
10 a.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.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.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. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m. Let take a keyboard shortcut on MS Word
Do you know what Ctrl C stand for ? Come to our shortcut class and lean all the keyboard funcations.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10:15 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.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
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