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June 2017

Ask the Mac Pros

June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Drop by these sessions where members of the Princeton Macintosh User Groups will answer your questions about Apple devices and software.   Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton Macintosh Users Group.

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Ask the Mac Pros

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Drop by these sessions where members of the Princeton Macintosh User Groups will answer your questions about Apple devices and software.

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July 2017

Codesters for Kids

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 14, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this weeklong program, children entering grades 3 to 6 will explore Python - a text-based programming language. With step-by-step instruction led by Princeton High School’s SiSTEM club, students will gain essential experience with programming concepts like syntax and the structure of code to create graphics, animations, and other interactive projects. As they learn and write code, students will use their curiosity and creativity. Participants (limited to 12) should plan to attend all five sessions over the course of the…

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Codesters for Kids

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 14, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this weeklong program, children entering grades 3 to 6 will explore Python - a text-based programming language. With step-by-step instruction led by Princeton High School’s SiSTEM club, students will gain essential experience with programming concepts like syntax and the structure of code to create graphics, animations, and other interactive projects. As they learn and write code, students will use their curiosity and creativity. Participants (limited to 12) should plan to attend all five sessions over the course of the…

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Codesters for Kids

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 14, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this weeklong program, children entering grades 3 to 6 will explore Python - a text-based programming language. With step-by-step instruction led by Princeton High School’s SiSTEM club, students will gain essential experience with programming concepts like syntax and the structure of code to create graphics, animations, and other interactive projects. As they learn and write code, students will use their curiosity and creativity. Participants (limited to 12) should plan to attend all five sessions over the course of the…

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Codesters for Kids

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 14, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this weeklong program, children entering grades 3 to 6 will explore Python - a text-based programming language. With step-by-step instruction led by Princeton High School’s SiSTEM club, students will gain essential experience with programming concepts like syntax and the structure of code to create graphics, animations, and other interactive projects. As they learn and write code, students will use their curiosity and creativity. Participants (limited to 12) should plan to attend all five sessions over the course of the…

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Codesters for Kids

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 14, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this weeklong program, children entering grades 3 to 6 will explore Python - a text-based programming language. With step-by-step instruction led by Princeton High School’s SiSTEM club, students will gain essential experience with programming concepts like syntax and the structure of code to create graphics, animations, and other interactive projects. As they learn and write code, students will use their curiosity and creativity. Participants (limited to 12) should plan to attend all five sessions over the course of the…

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Intro to GitHub: Open Source Collaboration and Website Hosting

July 18 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Github has become an industry standard in software development. It is a place where developers can host, share and review code; manage projects and develop software in collaboration with other developers. In this class, we will learn the fundamentals of Github and successfully utilize this open source tool for project collaboration.  We will also learn how to host our own static websites on Github for free.

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Paperless Vacation Planning

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Discover how to use websites and apps to make vacation planning less stressful and cheaper. This class will help you with the organization, booking and entertainment for your vacation.Please have an AirBNB, and Kayak.com account created prior to the class.

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Macs for PC Users

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Learn why so many PC users are making the switch to Mac, and gain dual computer literacies. Students will gather tips and tricks, as well as a basic understanding of how Mac computers are designed.

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Backup Your iPhone using iCloud

July 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Learn how to use Apple’s iCloud features to organize, create space on, backup, and find your iphone.

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Librarian Bootcamp: Just the Facts

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Our librarians are factfinders, whose primary mission is helping you locate authoritative information regardless of the subject. Join us as we share some of our favorite go-to resources for a variety of interests, including business, consumer, legal, media and more.

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Refresh Your Resume and Job Search

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Sharon Bancroft will discuss techniques to determine your strengths and improve your resume. She will provide resources and address considerations for interviews, recommendations, social media and networking. Students are welcome to bring a working copy of their resume but it is not required.

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Introduction to Instagram

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Instagram.  You've heard of it, but that's about as far as your knowledge goes.  If you have a smartphone, join us for this beginner's class.  We'll go over the basics and leave time for questions.  Please create an account on your mobile device before you come to class.  Skill Level: Basic.

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Front-end Web Development: How to Prototype in HTML using Twitter Bootstrap

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

We will prototype a simple web app first on paper, and then directly in HTML using the Bootstrap front-end framework. Learn how to create a responsive websites for your web application idea using Bootstrap 3. Attendees should have a basic knowledge of HTML and/or CSS (see HTML/CSS class offered earlier this summer).   In collaboration with Code for Princeton the Princeton Public library is excited to offer four coding classes. Classes can be taken individually and are geared towards this…

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Get the Most from Gmail

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Learn to organize, search and use shortcuts to work with web based Gmail more effectively. At the end of this one-hour session, you’ll be able to customize your inbox theme, format your emails, create and manage labels/filters, and change your email settings. Gmail account should be established prior to the class.

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Apps & Websites for Outdoor Adventuring

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Discover the Apps and websites that will help you discover the great outdoors! This presentation style class will introduce you to online and demonstrate some of them. Topics include: Fitness, Stargazing, Bird Calls, Plant Identification, Trail Finding, Maps, Campsites, Bicycle Paths, Skiing, Rock Climbing, Sunrise/Nightfall, Navigation, Survival Tips, Weather/Alerts, Search & Rescue, Prepping/Logging Your Trip… and even more!

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August 2017

Web Services, RESTful APIs and Data Publishing

August 1 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This class will teach you how to store and retrieve data for your app. We will discuss the concept of Web Services, and the design a RESTful API using Amazon Web Services s3, DynamoDB, and Lambda Functions. We will configure the service to do basic database-like CRUD operations (Create, Read, Update, Delete) and authenticate over the web. In collaboration with Code for Princeton the Princeton Public library is excited to offer four coding classes. Classes can be taken individually and…

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Photo Editing and Paint with Pixlr Editor

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Pixlr Editor is the most popular browser online photo editing program. We will provide images to demonstrate how to crop, create adjustments in layers, transform objects, adjust the saturation, convert to B&W, sharpen the image and much more!

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The Wide World of Open Source Software

August 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

What’s the deal with open source software? What types of software are available? How tech savvy do you need to be to use it? Learn all that and more!

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Facebook for Business: Pages & Ads

August 3 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Facebook is a must for businesses of all sizes. Learn how to set up a Facebook account exclusively for business use and build out your page in a way that promotes your brand. This class will cover page building and creating Facebook ads.

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iPhone/iPad 101

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Learn the basics of your new iphone from making calls as well, as texting, taking pictures, downloading apps, and more! This class will also be helpful to new owners of the iPad since the Operating System on the iPhone and iPad are the same.

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Scratch Camp for Kids

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 11, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Scratch Camp is an opportunity for children entering grades 3 to 5 to put their creativity to the test using block-based programming. Step-by-step walk-throughs of scripts, animations, and sprites, will help students acquire the skills and knowledge to build masterful projects within Scratch, and extend these concepts into actual coding in the future. By the end of the course, students will be able to utilize their imagination and Scratch expertise to develop a final project, such as a full-fledged game…

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Getting Started with Google Drive

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This class, aimed at beginners, will introduce you to what Google Drive has to offer, how to create and organize your files, and collaborate and share with others. Please create a gmail account prior to class.

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Scratch Camp for Kids

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 11, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Scratch Camp is an opportunity for children entering grades 3 to 5 to put their creativity to the test using block-based programming. Step-by-step walk-throughs of scripts, animations, and sprites, will help students acquire the skills and knowledge to build masterful projects within Scratch, and extend these concepts into actual coding in the future. By the end of the course, students will be able to utilize their imagination and Scratch expertise to develop a final project, such as a full-fledged game…

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Practical Javascript with jQuery

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this class, we will explore the popular jQuery JavaScript framework and use it to connect your HTML prototype to the data provided through the Amazon RESTful web service. We will use the AJAX functions jQuery provides, and use other jQuery methods for adding “interactive polish” to the user interface.

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Curso básico de computación – Basic computer class

August 9 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Estos cursos son para adultos que nunca han usado una computadora o que tienen muy poca experiencia en su uso. Las clases son en español. Los temas están organizados por módulos abarcando desde cómo prender la computadora, el uso del teclado, el ‘mouse’, la pantalla de fondo hasta como abrir programas para ver páginas de internet o para escribir documentos. These classes are for adults who have never used a computer or those who have very little experience using them.…

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Audiobooks: On the Go and at Your Home

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This class will cover the steps needed to download audiobooks from Princeton Public Library’s elibrary programs (Overdrive, Hoopla, and One Click Digital) to your home computer, smartphone, or other listening device. It is recommended that students bring a device to practice. Skill Level: Basic

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Scratch Camp for Kids

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 11, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Scratch Camp is an opportunity for children entering grades 3 to 5 to put their creativity to the test using block-based programming. Step-by-step walk-throughs of scripts, animations, and sprites, will help students acquire the skills and knowledge to build masterful projects within Scratch, and extend these concepts into actual coding in the future. By the end of the course, students will be able to utilize their imagination and Scratch expertise to develop a final project, such as a full-fledged game…

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Scratch Camp for Kids

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 11, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Scratch Camp is an opportunity for children entering grades 3 to 5 to put their creativity to the test using block-based programming. Step-by-step walk-throughs of scripts, animations, and sprites, will help students acquire the skills and knowledge to build masterful projects within Scratch, and extend these concepts into actual coding in the future. By the end of the course, students will be able to utilize their imagination and Scratch expertise to develop a final project, such as a full-fledged game…

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Promoting Yourself Beyond Your Business Card

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Your business card is a marketing tool. However, there are others. Learn what information your business card does not provide your clients. And, about the social media and technology solutions you can use to effectively promote your business, yourself and your brand.

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Scratch Camp for Kids

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 11, 2017

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Scratch Camp is an opportunity for children entering grades 3 to 5 to put their creativity to the test using block-based programming. Step-by-step walk-throughs of scripts, animations, and sprites, will help students acquire the skills and knowledge to build masterful projects within Scratch, and extend these concepts into actual coding in the future. By the end of the course, students will be able to utilize their imagination and Scratch expertise to develop a final project, such as a full-fledged game…

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Creating with Canva

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Learn how to create attention-grabbing graphics for use on social media sites using the free online site Canva.  Instructor Janie Hermann will show you how you can use Canva to create unique posters, and cards that can be shared digitally or printed out.  Skill Level: Intermediate

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Google Sheets and Forms

August 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Take Google Drive to the next level, with Google Sheets and Forms. The Google Sheets portion of this course covers formatting cells and sheets, creating a series of data, creating formulas and charts, sorting and filtering in tables, linking cells, using functions and repeating cells and working with headers and footers. The Google Forms portion will show you how to make a customizable form to include in websites and emails, as well as how to access the supplied data. Please…

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Promotional Picture Posting

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Creating pictures for your small business isn’t just a point and click endeavor. Learn how to stage, edit, caption and share appealing photos to promote your business. We'll look at the must-have apps to make your images pop and discuss how to leverage online groups & pods to improve engagement. Please have an Instagram account created prior to class.

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Cuenta de correo de Gmail – Create a Gmail Account

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Esta clase es para adultos que no han abierto una cuenta de correo en Gmail. La clase es en español. Los temas a cubrir son cómo registrarse, como escribir o responder a un correo electrónico (o ‘email’), cómo organizar o buscar mensajes, cómo establecer preferencias personales y demás. Con una cuenta de Gmail se tiene la posibilidad de usar un calendario para organizar tus actividades, puedes escribir documents y compartirlos con otras personas y mucho más usando lo que se…

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Beginning Photos on Your Apple Device

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Photos is the picture and picture editing program on apple devices. In this basic introduction to Photos, you will learn how to move digital images from your camera or phone to your mac, do some simple editing and share your photos.

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