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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, September 3, 2015
2:30 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. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.MS Word "Picture Wrap"
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.Kids Tech Class: Photoshop in TechConnect Lab
Kids will learn how to use Photoshop to create artwork, fancy text and/or manipulate images. A different fun activity every class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 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. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
3 p.m.Kids Tech Class: Photoshop in TechConnect Lab
Kids will learn how to use Photoshop to create artwork, fancy text and/or manipulate images. A different fun activity every class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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
4 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.Learn a Language with Mango!
Learn any language using NYPL's resource Mango Languages. In this class you will be able to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the langauge of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library card, pin number and headphones needed for this class. **Must have basic understanding of the internet and keyboarding/mouse skills
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 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
6:15 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 p.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft PowerPoint.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, September 4, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab
Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!
West Farms LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Learning to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills. Prerequisites: None
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
10 a.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m. Internet Basico
En esta clase vamos aprender a como navegar el internet de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
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
10:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2 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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Adults
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
Saturday, September 5, 2015
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. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
10:30 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
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