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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
Monday, January 4, 2016
11 a.m.Adult Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to electrify your Facebook page? Watch YouTube videos? Want private quiet time to use the computer, Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. No library card required, and you can make five free prints (during tech time only). Mondays - 11:00 am - 12 Noon Wednesdays - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
11 a.m.Open Tech Lab
Come in for an hour of free Computer Time. Ask E-book or Library Catalog questions or practice your computer skills! **This is a proctored lab. You may ask brief questions, however the instructor is not able to devote too much time in an effort to be fair to others.
67th Street LibraryAdults
12 noonWindows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
12 noon1-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
12 noonOpen 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
1 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
1 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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 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.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
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
3 p.m.Computadoras Mac para Principiantes.
Aprender los conceptos básicos de la utilización de un ordenador Mac.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
3 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 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
3 p.m.Windows 7 Basics "System Clean Up"
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
5:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Brush Basics
Learn to use Photoshop's powerful brush tools to enhance your digital painting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac 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! Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
9:30 a.m.MS Word "The Ribbons"
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
9:30 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. Bring your own tablet, smartphone or Kindle.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
10 a.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10 a.m. Open Lab
Do you need extra time to complete an assignment or do research? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help signing up for Facebook or creating an email? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Adult 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! Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clason's Point Library, Children's RoomAdults
10:30 a.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.
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 in your devices and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! *No registration required. First come, first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Clase de Technologia
Necesitas ayuda con la computadora? Estamos aqui para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 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, and print previewing worksheets.
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 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. Prerequisites: Computer Basics Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you. Take this immersive class. Topics include cloud storage, uploading, downloading, and streaming.
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
11:30 a.m.MS Excel "The Ribbons"
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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,
50+,
Adults
1:30 p.m.Emailing for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a freee email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwardng messages and attachments.
Mott Haven Library, Community RoomAdults
2 p.m.Be An Excel Genius: An Eight Class Series
Build on your basics knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2010 and learn advanced features in Microsoft Excel 2010. Each class will cover a different topic, including but not limited to charts, formulas and functions, tables, data validation and pivot tables. Schedule: January 5, 2016 – Find it With VLookup January 12, 2016 – How to use HLookup January 19, 2016 – Charts, Sparklines, and Pivot Charts, Oh my! January 26, 2016 – Mastering Pivot Tables February 2, 2016 – Filter, Sort, and Validate D…
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
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
2:30 p.m.MS PowerPoint "Photo Album"
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing. Prerequisites: Computer Basics Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Como Guardar y Recuperar Datos
Aprenda a guardar los datos de las unidades flash y otros dispositivos. Así como la forma de recuperar los datos que podrían haberse perdido.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you? Take this immersive class.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
3 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.
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
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