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Microsoft Outlook for Beginners

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Would you like to create a new email account or change email providers? Try Microsoft Outlook, a free email service that lets you send and receive emails, organize your inbox to ke...

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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Kid Creators for Ages 4-6 years old

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Kontulis Family Storytime Room + Program Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Storytimes & Early Literacy, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

Children ages 4-6 years old will join Miss Dajana for a story followed by a fun craft. Kid Creators focuses on concepts of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). ...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Tech

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Open Tech is a drop-in tech help program held weekly on Tuesdays from 2:00-4:00 PM. If you have questions about social media, email, smart phones, or accessing our digita...

Virtual Computer Workshops with Career Resources, Inc.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Event Details:

New Canaan Library is excited to partner with Career Resources, Inc. to bring 8 weeks of virtual classes that will cover a variety of topics including computer basics, file ma...

Virtual Event
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Kid Creators for Ages 4-6 years old

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Kontulis Family Storytime Room + Program Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Storytimes & Early Literacy, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

Children ages 4-6 years old will join Miss Rebecca for a story followed by a fun craft. Kid Creators focuses on concepts of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)....

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Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.

Math Buddies for grades K-4th

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Arlene H. Grushkin Children's Program Room + Program Room B at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Grades K-5
Event Details:

Math Buddies* is hosting a math game club for elementary students at the New Canaan Library. All students in grades K-4 are welcome! Students will be grouped by age and/or math ...

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Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Tech

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Open Tech is a drop-in tech help program held weekly on Tuesdays from 2:00-4:00 PM. If you have questions about social media, email, smart phones, or accessing our digita...

Virtual Computer Workshops with Career Resources, Inc.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Event Details:

New Canaan Library is excited to partner with Career Resources, Inc. to bring 8 weeks of virtual classes that will cover a variety of topics including computer basics, file ma...

Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Group Boot Camp

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Book Groups, Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Want to start a book group but not sure where to get started? Join Reference librarian Kassidy to learn how to choose a book group theme, select and attain books, and develop discu...

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Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

STEAM LAB for Ages 10-16

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

This week we are solving puzzles and exploring ciphers and codes! Welcome to STEAM Lab!  Each week will feature three project tables relating to a theme: a quick project to...

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Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mac vs. PC

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Want to learn the differences between a Mac and a PC? Join Reference librarian Kassidy to compare and contrast both computer types! 

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Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel: Class Three

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Intermediate Excel: This class will further develop your Microsoft Excel Skills. Topics included are  Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, Dashboards, Interactive Charts, Gra...

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Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Get Started With Your Digital Library!

Friday, June 7, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Traveling this summer?  Leave the heavy books behind and use our digital library platforms! In this class, reference librarian James will walk you through downloading and usin...

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Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Kid Creators for Ages 4-6 years old

Friday, June 7, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Kontulis Family Storytime Room + Program Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Storytimes & Early Literacy, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

Children ages 4-6 years old will join Miss Dajana for a story followed by a fun craft. Kid Creators focuses on concepts of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). ...

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Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Learn Chess in One Day: Children Grades 1-12 and Families

Friday, June 7, 2024 at 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Arlene H. Grushkin Children's Program Room + Program Room B at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Grades K-5, Tweens & Teens, Adults, All Ages/Families
Event Details:

Beginner and intermediate chess players, join Chessin1day.com rated* chess instructors to learn everything you need to know to get started or to sharpen yo...

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Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cricut Crafts for Adults: First Timers

Monday, June 10, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Art & Architecture, Music & Performances, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Want to learn how to use the Cricut but are not sure where to start? Join Reference librarian Kassidy for an introduction to the Cricut Maker- a machine that can cut and draw on a ...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Simple Steps For Safeguarding Your Digital Life: Presented by SCORE

Monday, June 10, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Craig B. Tate Conference Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Featured, Special Programs & Outreach, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Simple Steps For Safeguarding Your Digital Life. Computers, Tablets, Smartphones: How much of your life and personal information is online? How do you safeguard it? How do you a...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Introduction to Databases: Reference Solutions Basics

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Accurate business research requires a focused and accurate database. With your New Canaan Library card, you can start using the Reference Solutions database, the leading source for...

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Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Tech

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
McLaughlin Meeting Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Open Tech is a drop-in tech help program held weekly on Tuesdays from 2:00-4:00 PM. If you have questions about social media, email, smart phones, or accessing our digita...

Virtual Computer Workshops with Career Resources, Inc.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Online at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEM
Event Details:

New Canaan Library is excited to partner with Career Resources, Inc. to bring 8 weeks of virtual classes that will cover a variety of topics including computer basics, file ma...

Virtual Event
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

STEAM LAB for Ages 10-16

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

This week we are exploring the limitations and flexibilities of paper! We'll take a closer look at how paper is made, take on some engineering challenges and make some surprising t...

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Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cricut Crafts for Adults: Spring Bookmarks

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Art & Architecture, Music & Performances, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Create your very own Spring themed bookmark using the Cricut machine! Before we create our bookmarks, we will start with an introduction to the Cricut Maker- a machine that can cut...

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Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Kid Creators for Ages 4-6 years old

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Kontulis Family Storytime Room + Program Room at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Storytimes & Early Literacy, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

Children ages 4-6 years old will join Miss Rebecca for a story followed by a fun craft. Kid Creators focuses on concepts of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)....

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Sewing Basics for Ages 8-12

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Anderson MakerLab at New Canaan Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Technology & STEM
Age Group:
Kids, Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Join us for an introduction to sewing machines.  This class is intended for absolute beginners between the ages of 8 and 12!  Instructor LeeAnn will walk students through...

Waitlist
Required