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科技接軌週

Connect with Tech: San Francisco, 2019

2019年三藩市科技接軌週 (5月5日至5月11日)

科技接軌週讓三藩市所有人有機會探索和學習有關科技的新知識。是由舊金山市立圖書館牽頭的全市性活動,微軟 (Microsoft) 和舊金山市立圖書館之友 (Friends of San Francisco Public Library) 支持,及一眾鼓舞人心的非營利組織、公司和城市部門團隊聯合提供。科技接軌週是一周充滿樂趣和指導性的課程、研討會、博覽會和會談。

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5月5日 星期日       

Mission Photo Walk and Learn Instagram!/¡Caminata fotográfica por la Misión y aprende Instagram! Mission Branch Library, 1-3 pm. Bilingüe en español e inglés

Older adults: Come join us on a short fun walk to experience the Mission through your cell phone photos with the guidance of professional street and documentary photographer Harvey Castro. Then we head back to Mission Public Library to learn tips about Instagram, and meet the Eldergram: Aging in Oakland and Cuba photo exhibit project. It's Cinco de Mayo and will be a lively day in the mission! Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Adultos mayores: Acompáñenos en una caminata corta y divertida para vivir la Misión por medio de fotos tomadas en celular con la guianza profesional del fotógrafo callejero y documentalista Harvey Castro (www.harveycastro.co). Despues volvemos a la Biblioteca de la Misión para aprender consejos sobre Instagram y conocer Eldergram: Proyecto de exposción de fotografía sobre envejecer en Oakland in en Cuba. ¡Es Cinco de Mayo y será un día animado en la misión! Bilingüe en español e inglés.

Craigslist Basics/Lo básico de Craigslist. Potrero Branch Library, 3-4 pm. Bilingüe en español e inglés

Craigslist is a useful website for classified ads. You can buy or sell goods and services or find housing or job openings. In this class, we will teach you the basics of how to create a Craigslist account, and how to search for jobs, housing, or goods for purchase. We will also go over how to create and post ads as well as how to delete them. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Craigslist es un sitio web útil para los anuncios clasificados. Puede comprar o vender bienes y servicios o encontrar viviendas o ofertas de trabajo. En esta clase, le enseñaremos los conceptos básicos de cómo crear una cuenta de Craigslist y cómo buscar trabajos, viviendas o bienes para comprar. También veremos cómo crear y publicar anuncios, así como también cómo eliminarlos. Y, finalmente, le enseñaremos consejos básicos de seguridad para que pueda evitar las estafas comunes para ayudar a garantizar una experiencia agradable. Bilingüe en español e inglés.

5月6日 星期一

Facebook: Connect with Friends and Relatives (in Tagalog). Mint Mall, 10:30-11:30 am. Presented by Julia Isabel Rivera, San Francisco Office of Digital Equity.

Sa Tagalog, ituturo sa iyo ng klase na ito kung paano maghanap ng mga kaibigan at kamag-anak, magbahagi ng mga larawan, at video chat! Dalhin ang inyong smartphone kung mayroon kayo. Ang klase ay limitado sa labinlimang tao; unang dumating, unang pagsisilbihan!

Find friends and relatives, share photos, and video chat -- all on Facebook! Bring your smartphone or tablet if you have one. Space is limited to 15 people; first come, first served. Presented in Tagalog.

Keyboarding / 滑鼠與鍵盤入門 (粵語) Visitacion Valley Branch Library 訪谷區圖書館 下午1時至2時

這個輕鬆簡單的基礎課程,助你舒適地學習使用電腦滑鼠和鍵盤。歡迎所有初學者!粵語主講。

Get comfortable using a computer mouse and keyboard during this relaxed and easy basics class. Beginners welcome! In Cantonese.

Work at the U.S. Census: Information and application session. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 1-2:30 pm. Presented by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Learn more about working for the U.S. Census and get hands-on help applying online. The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting for various positions to assist with the 2020 Census count. The positions are well-paying temporary positions, with flexible hours, paid training and local in San Francisco. Positions include office clerk, office operations supervisor, Census field supervisor, Enumerator and recruiting assistant. People with disabilities and veterans highly encouraged to apply. Start now at www.2020census.gov/jobs

Preserving Memories. Bayview Branch Library, 1-3 pm. Presented by Community Living Campaign.

Use a digital scanner to turn your cherished photos, letters, recipes, (even 3-dimensional objects!) into digital images. Then pair up with a computer coach to learn how to share your images with family and friends. Space is limited to 30 people. Sponsored by the SF Tech Council and the Community Living Campaign.

Let's Go Shopping. Portola Branch Library, 1-3 pm. Presented by Bolder Adults TechTime.

Shall we window shop on the web together? Patient library staff take us for a spin around sites like Amazon, eBay, Craigslist, local stores, SFPL’s subscription to Consumer Reports and Bay Area Consumer Checkbook, while sharing tips for being a savvy and safe online shopper.

Spam and Digital Payments. Main Library, 5th floor Learning Studio, 2:30-4 pm. Presented by Dave Griesbach.

A former federal Special Agent discusses spammers, the mechanics of paying online, and other insider internet safety tips.

Renegade Buggies. Excelsior Branch Library, 4-5:30 pm. Bilingüe en español e inglés.

Discover a fun game on smartphones and tablets for both parents and children, while learning how to save money in the real world. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Descubran un juego diverto en celulares inteligentes y tabletas para ambos niños y padres, mientras aprenden cómo ahorrar dinero en el mundo real. Bilingüe en español e inglés.

Avoid Scams and Spies. Main Library, 5th floor Learning Studio, 4:30-5:30 pm. Presented by Gennie Gebhart, EFF.

Learn about common internet scams and privacy invasions – and how to protect yourself while using your device or going online. We’ll also explore free apps and tools from EFF to give yourself an online privacy tune-up. 

Record Music with Blue Bear School of Music. Main Library, The Mix @ SFPL: Audio, 4:30-5:30 pm. Presented by Blue Bear School of Music.

Make use of our studio, the gear, and a professional producer from Blue Bear School of Music to get your song recorded. No experience necessary. Teens 13-18 only.

5月7日 星期二

Intro to Social Media: What's Easy and What's Safe. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 10-11 am. Presented by The Specialists Guild

New to social media like Facebook and Twitter and wondering how to get started? Come learn the basics about how to have fun and be safe while sharing online with others. 

Applying for City Jobs though ACE. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 11-12 pm. Presented by Porsche Bunton, SF Department of Human Resources.

Learn how to apply online for city employment through the Access to City Employment Program, which provides a route to city employment for disabled individuals. We’ll discuss filling out an application on the new ACE website and obtaining and uploading certification forms. The workshop will also explore the different possibilities that the City and County of San Francisco has in store for future applicants such as: Civil Service and Non-Civil Service routes, understanding the various appointment types, and all of the current ACE level recruitments. 

The Tech Expo. City Hall, North Light Court, 1-3 pm.

The wide world of technology is open to everyone at the Tech Expo. Learn about free resources, see exciting technology in action, check out the latest in Assistive Technology, and have some fun! Attendees can enter a drawing for a Chromebook and other prizes.

Computer Training 101 for Seniors. Ingleside Branch Library, 3-4 pm. Presented by Urban Techies.

Learn how to operate a computer, save and open files, and the basics of using Windows. No experience needed. Please sign up at (415) 355-2898.

Become a Salesforce Administrator. Main Library, 5th floor Learning Studio, 3:30-5 pm. Presented by JVS.

An introduction to Salesforce Administration, what careers require it, and how you can  get trained and certified.

Computer Quick Start Club. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 3:30-5:30 pm.

Learn new computer skills in a relaxed environment. Today's topic will be Internet, email, and smartphone safety.

Make Your Own Website. The Mix @ SFPL, 4-5:30 pm. Presented by Mission Bit.

Learn about Wordpress and create your own website in minutes. Laptops are provided, just show up and be curious. No experience required. Teens 13-18 only. Presented by Mission Bit.

eBook Drop-In. Main Library, Atrium, 4-6 pm.

Learn how to download free ebooks and audiobooks from the library. Bring your device for one-on-one help.

Coding Club. Bayview Branch Library, 5-6 pm.

Interested in learning how to create your own animated movie, build a computer program, or make your own video game? Then join our coding club at Bayview Library! Our instructor, Nadia, is a graduate from MIT and is currently working as a software engineer. Please bring your own laptop if you have one, otherwise library laptops are available on a first come, first serve basis. Snacks will be provided. This coding club is for students grades 5th-8th. For more information, please call (415) 355-5757. 

Online Tools for Immigrants. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 6-7 pm. Presented by OCEIA.

Learn about digital tools and resources to support SF immigrant communities, including websites and referal tools to connect local immigrants to free SF-based nonprofit legal help and access immigration fee assistance. 

Connect with Tech History & Technology Merge. Main Library, Skylight Gallery, 6-7:30 pm. Presented by San Francisco Historical Society, Kasey Smith, Chris Arvin.

Meet the creators of tech apps using interactive mapping and other technologies to connect users with San Francisco History.

Urban Ore: MUNI

The San Francisco Historical Society presents SF Urban Ore, an app which explores San Francisco’s hidden history along popular MUNI routes.

San Francisco Ghost Sign Mapping Project

The San Francisco Ghost Sign Mapping Project is an interactive map, photo gallery, and walking tour series maintained by artist Kasey Smith. The project is dedicated to documenting, researching, and mapping the history and locations of all of San Francisco’s historic handpainted signage.Smith creates site specific installations, performances, and art events with a focus on the ephemerality of the cityscape. Presented by Kasey Smith, an artist creating social practice pieces, site specific installations, and performances events with a focus on the ephemerality of the cityscape.

The Bay Area's Lost STREETCARS

Explore maps of where historic streetcar routes went and browse thousands of historic photos from San Francisco’s Mission District to the hills of Oakland. Presented by Chris Arvin- designer, problem solver and storyteller. 

5月8日 星期三

Smartphone Class / 智能手機學堂 (粵語) Vistiacion Valley Family Center, 66 Raymond Ave, 上午10時至11時 由 Felton Institute主辦

學習如何使用智能手機 (Android 或 iPhone),並充分利用其附設應用程式和功能。粵語主講。

Learn how to use your Android or iPhone and get the most from its tools and features. Presented in Cantonese.

Digital Parents (in Spanish) / Padres Digitales. Twitter NeighborNest, 10-11:30 am. Presented by Community Tech Network.

Keep your children safe online and learn tools for helping with schoolwork. Free childcare is provided! Call (415) 557-4388 to reserve a spot. Presented in Spanish.

Mantenga a sus hijos a salvo en línea y aprenda herramientas para ayudar con la tarea escolar. ¡Se provee cuidado de niños gratis! Lllame al (415) 557-4388 para reservar un puesto. Presentado en español.

Facebook: Connect with Friends and Relatives (in Tagalog). Main Library, Computer Training Center, 12:30-1:30 pm. Presented by Julia Isabel Rivera, Office of Digital Equity.

Sa Tagalog, ituturo sa iyo ng klase na ito kung paano maghanap ng mga kaibigan at kamag-anak, magbahagi ng mga larawan, at video chat! Dalhin ang inyong smartphone kung mayroon kayo. Ang klase ay limitado sa labinlimang tao; unang dumating, unang pagsisilbihan!

Find friends and relatives, share photos, and video chat -- all on Facebook! Bring your smartphone or tablet if you have one. Space is limited to 15 people; first come, first served. Presented in Tagalog.

Digital Parents. Twitter NeighborNest, 1-2:30 pm. Presented by Community Tech Network.

Keep your children safe online and learn tools for helping with schoolwork. Free childcare is provided! Call (415) 557-4388 to reserve a spot.

Basic Computer Class. Visitacion Valley Family Center, 66 Raymond Ave, 1:30-2:30 pm. Presented by Felton Institute.

Learn how to find recipes, videochat with family, get on demand translation, and more – all online!

Streaming without Screaming. Anza Branch Library, 1:30-3:30 pm. Presented by Bolder Adults TechTime.

Stream videos, music, photos, and more from the Internet (including fabulous FREE stuff from Kanopy and hoopla at sfpl.org/eLibrary). We will share how to use devices like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, and cable boxes.

Chinese News at Your Fingertips / 指尖上的新聞 (粵語) Chinatown Branch Library 華埠圖書館 下午2時至4時 由 Office of Digital Equity主持

互聯網現在比以往提供了更多的新聞和媒體訪問選擇。我們鼓勵與會者攜同自己的電子設備,來學習如何通過應用程序和不同網站與中國媒體聯繫,當中包括灣區二十六台 (KTSF)、天下衛視 (Sky Link TV)、世界日報 (World Journal) 和星島日報 (Sing Tao Daily)。 名額二十五人,請致電(415)355-2888 預先留位。 粵語主講。

The Internet now offers more options for accessing news and media than ever before. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices and will learn how to conenct via apps and websites to local Chinese media outlets, including but not limited to, KTSF, Sky Link TV, World Journal, and Sing Tao Daily. Space is limited to 25 participants, so please sign up by calling (415) 355-2888. Presented in Cantonese.

Let Us Amaze You! Useful Tools for Your Job Search. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 2-4:30 pm.

This class will introduce you to general resources that will help you become a more informed and empowered job seeker.  You will learn about: Where to look for job openings Classes & eLearning Local community job centers Free & low cost career counseling Information for teens, veterans, LGBTQQ & older worker job seekers Résumé tools Job fairs & job clubs Internships & job training Green jobs Tools for researching companies Current salary & job market information Building lists of potential employers & much more… This information will prepare you for a more purposeful & skilled job search. The tools & resources offered are free or low cost and available to all. 

Use Tech to Grow Your Business. Main Library, 5th floor Learning Studio, 2:30-3:30 pm. Presented by Caty Kobe, Square Customer Advocate Lead.

Join Square's Customer Advocate Lead, Caty Kobe, as she shares tech tools and strategies to help you grow your business smartly and efficiently. Whether you're just getting started or considering a business change, technology can give you back precious time. Caty will also discuss common concerns that small businesses encounter and how to successfully overcome them.

Ask Me About Tech/Pregúntame sobre tecnología. The Women's Building, Audre Lorde Room, 3-6 pm. Presented by The Women's Building. Evento bilingüe en español e inglés

Ask Me About Tech will be a fun tech fair that gives participants the opportunity to ask our experts and volunteers questions related to: smartphones, email, google suite, social media, and online banking! Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to sit in on an in-depth presentation about cyber security. We'll have food, beverages, and a fun raffle of 3 computers and other prizes. Bilingual event in Spanish and English.

¡Pregúntame sobre tecnología será una feria tecnológica divertida dándole a los participantes la oportunidad de preguntar a nuestros expertos y voluntarios sobre: teléfonos inteligentes, correo electrónico, google suite, redes sociales y actividades bancarias en línea! Además, los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de asistir a una presentación profunda sobre seguridad cybernética. Tendremos comida, bebidas, y rifas divertidas de 3 computadoras y otros premios. Evento bilingüe en español e inglés.

Design Workshop. Main Library, 5th floor Learning Studio, 4-5:30 pm. Presented by Ehb Teng, Diginido Labs.

Want to design an app or website? Come learn the fundamentals of design and take your ideas from proof of concept to testable prototype! You will level up your design skills by learning about the fundamentals of Design Thinking, ethics in design, MVPs & SLCs, and UX/UI exercises.

UCSF Makers Lab Open House. UCSF Makers Lab, 5-6 pm. Presented by Dylan Romero, UCSF Makers Lab.

Did you know there is a Makers Lab in the UCSF Library, with not one, but multiple 3D printers? Are you curious about the applications for 3D printing at UCSF? Join Library staff for a 60-minute pop-up covering the basics of 3D printing. Never used a 3D printer before? This is the perfect pop-up for you. Space is limited; first-come first-served. 

Succeeding as a Freelancer (Pt. 1). Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 5:30-7:30 pm. Presented by Drew Yukelson, Samaschool.

Samaschool equips jobseekers with the knowledge and skills needed to find work online in the gig economy. This course is designed for people want to earn extra cash on their own schedule, who are unemployed and want to get back to work fast, or want to build work experience in their professional field. Attendance at both Part 1 (Wed, May 8) and Part 2 (Thur, May 9) is expected.

Explore our eBook Collection! Mission Bay Branch, 6-7 pm. 

In this one-hour workshop, you will learn how to use Overdrive, Axis 360, and hoopla. Laptop computers will be available for use, but please feel free to bring your own devices. 

How Much Technology Do You Really Need? Main Library, 5th floor Learning Studio, 6-7:30 pm.

Are you wondering if you need technology in your life? And if so, how much? Join us for this one and a half hour discussion. Topics will include computers, the internet, smart phones, media, and more. There will also be time for a question and answer session. 

5月9日 星期四

Affordable Housing with the DAHLIA Portal. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 10-11 am. Presented by Barry Roeder and Emily Shore, MOHCD.

Search and apply for affordable housing online through San Francisco's DAHLIA portal, which helps users easily search and apply for affordable listings. Individual assistance will be provided. 

Can You Read It Now? Main Library, 3rd floor Paley Room, 11-12 pm.

Have trouble seeing the screen or reading your mail? Is the print too small in your favorite books and magazines? Come learn about keyboard shortcuts, CCTVS, magnifying software, and other powerful tools that can make reading easy on the eyes.

Start Your Technology Career. Main Library, 5th floor Learning Studio, 11:30-12:30 pm. Presented by TechSF.

TechSF provides opportunities for anyone interested in a career in technology. From the exploratory tech learner to the well-versed programmer who is looking to gain a competitive edge, TechSF has opportunities for up-skilling and job placement available. Learn more about our network of training and employment services.

LinkedIn Profiles. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 11:30-1 pm. Presented by David G. Robins, JVS.

Are you confused on how to leverage social media in your job search? Jewish Vocational Service instructor and career advisor David G. Robins has been teaching LinkedIn to job seekers for the past 10 years. He also facilitates a job search strategy group for job seekers ages 50 and older. In this introductory session, David will go over why it’s important to have a LinkedIn profile and what you need in your profile to make recruiters and hiring managers notice you.

Preserving Memories. Visitacion Valley Branch Library, 12:30-2:30 pm. Presented by SF Tech Council, Community Living Campaign.

Learn how to use a digital scanner to turn your cherished photos, letters, recipes, (even 3-dimensional objects!) into digital images. Then pair up with a computer coach to learn how to share your images with family and friends. Space is limited to 30 people. 

TBBC Appy Hour. Main Library, Talking Books & Braille Center, 1-2 pm.

Discover the most accessible apps for people who are blind or visually impaired and learn how to re-envision the way you interact with your world. Along with a chance to get hands-on experience, we'll discuss and try out apps that identify objects, recognize faces, assist in navigation, turn images into text, read your favorite books to you, allow you to receive sighted help from a distance and more. 

Old Disk, New Tricks. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 1:30-3:30 pm.

Do you have old Windows or Mac 3.5” floppy disks, CDs, or perhaps Zip disks that hold cherished photos, riveting writing, pixelated clip art, or other files–but no way to access them? Don’t despair! Bring your disks and we’ll do our best to move your vintage files to current storage methods. Bring a flash drive or log into your email to save your files. Part of Bolder Adults TechTime, classes geared for adults 50 years & beyond. Learn to use current technology in fun & meaningful ways. A Connect With Tech 2019 event. 

Stream Movies. Golden Gate Valley Branch Library, 2-3 pm.

Learn more about streaming a wide range of movies to your mobile device, laptop or desktop with Kanopy and Hoopla Digital. 

Youtube Basics / YouTube 影片分享網站入門 (粵語) Chinatown Branch Library 華埠圖書館 下午2時至4時

學習瀏覽YouTube影片分享網站的基礎知識,包括如何搜尋、訂閱和創建播放列表。 名額僅限十二名位。 請致電 (415) 355-2888或親臨華埠圖書館預先留位。粵語主講。

Tour the basics of YouTube as a viewer, including how to search, subscribe, and create playlists. Limited to 12 participants. To sign up, please call 415-355-2888 or visit the library. Presented in Cantonese.

Digital Device Drop In. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 4-5 pm. Presented by Bolder Adults TechTime.

Patient tech-savvy helpers provide basic support in getting to know your digital device.

Camera Class! Main Library, The Mix @ SFPL: Video, 4-5:30 pm.

Learn how to use digital still and video cameras in The Mix's video studio! No experience necessary. Teens 13-18 only.

Succeeding as a Freelancer (Pt. 2). Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 5:30-7:30 pm. Presented by Drew Yukelson, Samaschool.

Samaschool equips jobseekers with the knowledge and skills needed to find work online in the gig economy. This course is designed for people want to earn extra cash on their own schedule, who are unemployed and want to get back to work fast, or want to build work experience in their professional field. Attendance at both Part 1 (Wed, May 8) and Part 2 (Thurs, May 9) is expected.

Start Up and Start Change. WeWork Golden Gate, 6-7:30 pm. Presented by City Innovate.

A call for entrepreneurs to learn more more about solving some of the most pressing challenges we see in our communities, while growing their business.

Internet Safety Basics for Seniors (in Spanish) / Conceptos básicos de seguridad en el Internet para mayores de edad. Mission Branch Library, 6-8 pm.

Conozca los consejos para mantenerse seguro en línea, incluido cómo usar la navegación privada, identificar fraudes de phishing, descargar software de manera segura, mantener su conexión segura con antivirus y más. El espacio es limitado. Para registrarse, llame al 415-355-2800

Learn tips for staying safe online, including how to use private browsing, identify phishing scams, safely download software, keep your connection safe with antivirus software and more. Space is limited. To register, call 415-355-2800. Presented in Spanish.

5月10日 星期五

Smartphone Class. The Village, 1099 Sunnydale, 3rd floor, 10-11 am. Presented by Felton Insitute.

Learn how to use your Android or iPhone and get the most from its tools and features. 

Meet San Francisco's New City Website. Main Library, 5th floor Learning Studio, 12:30-1:30 pm. Presented by SF Digital Services.

Learn about the new City government website and how it is being built with you in mind. You will have the chance to tell us what you think and help us make it even better. 

iPad for Beginners / 蘋果平板電腦 (iPad) 入門 (粵語) Visitacion Valley Branch Library 訪谷區圖書館 下午1時至2時

你是否剛拿到一部 iPad? 想學習如何使用它嗎? 來訪谷區 (Visitacion Valley) 圖書館,一起享受學習基本調校和瀏覽的樂趣。 粵語主講

Did you just get an iPad and want to learn how to use it? Come to Visitacion Valley Branch and have fun learning basic set-up and navigation. Presented in Cantonese. 

Google Photos / 谷歌 (Google) 相簿 (國語) Main Library 總圖書館五樓 5th floor Computer Training Center 下午1時至3時

谷歌(Google)相簿是谷歌開發的照片共享和無限存儲服務。一起來學習如何發送/搜索/編輯照片、創建相冊/拼貼、使用谷歌鏡頭識別照片中的對象等等功能。 國語主講。

Google Photos is a photo sharing and unlimited storage service developed by Google. Come learn its features, how to send/search/edit photos, create album/collage, use Google Lens to identify an object in the photo, and more. Presented in Mandarin.

Easy Computer Reading with ZoomText. Main Library, 5th floor Learning Studio, 2-3 pm. Presented by Adaptive Technology Services.

Wondering how to make the screen easier to read? ZoomText, a screen magnifier and reader, can help. In this introductory class conducted by Adaptive Technology Services, you will learn the basics along with some of its most popular features. 

Mouse & Keyboard Comfort. Sunset Branch Library, 2-3:30 pm.

Are you a new computer user with little or no experience using a keyboard and mouse? If so, come to this class and learn how to left-click, right-click and use basic command keys to achieve digital literacy.  Please call 415-355-2808 to sign up.

(Somewhat) Guilty Pleasure Series: Cat Videos! Ocean View Branch Library, 2-4 pm. Presented by Bolder Adults Tech Time.

Care to kick back and savor the exploits of our feline friends? Patient library staff use a large screen display to take us for a spin around the web to watch the cutest, cuddliest, and most cantankerous cats ever captured on video (plus, you might learn a thing or two, too). 

Anyone Can Map! Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 3:30-4:30 pm. Presented by Mapbox.

Learn about OpenStreetMap, the free, open-source mapping platform that people anywhere can improve and edit. We'll hear about ways that OpenStreetMap is used and then sign up for an account and learn how to contribute to the map. In the second half of this workshop, we'll use OpenStreetMap to help a humanitarian effort. Attendees should have basic computer comfort and an e-mail account. 

Assistive Technology. Main Library, 5th floor Learning Studio, 3:30-4:30 pm. Presented by Independent Living Resource Center.

Learn about Assistive Technology that can help you use computers and perform everyday tasks. The Independent Living Resource Center will explain how to sign up for the free Nick Feldman device lending library, which includes tablets and laptops with assistive technology software -- and even technology to help with everyday tasks like cooking. Presenters will also discuss the Economic Empowerment program. 

Make Your Own Map. Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 4:30-5:30 pm. Presented by Mapbox.

Tired of seeing the same old map? Mix things up with Mapbox Cartogram, a free tool to create colorful, custom maps in seconds. Use data from OpenStreetMap and other sources to make maps of anywhere in the world - then use them in art projects, reports, websites, apps, and more! This fun, all-levels workshop will introduce you to Mapbox Cartogram and Mapbox Studio - from creating a (free) account, to creating your custom styles, to exporting your map. No experience or installs required (bring your laptop or use a Library computer). We'll have some fun, creative challenges to inspire you too! 

5月11日 星期六

Tenderloin Tech Fair. St. Anthony's Tenderloin Technology Lab, 9am - 2:30pm. Presented by St. Anthony's, Stride Center, Techtonica.

Get free repair assistance with your computer, learn all about using your smartphone, and even learn to build websites with one-on-one help at the Tenderloin Technology Fair. Don't miss this special event! Computer Repairs 9am – 3pm; Coding Workshop 9am – 3pm; Intro to Smartphone 10am – 11:30am; Smartphone WiFi vs. Data 1pm – 2:30 pm

Free Website Coding Workshop for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People. Community Living Campaign, 9:30am - 2:30pm. Presented by Community Living Campaign, Techtonica.

Are you a deaf or hard of hearing person who is comfortable using the internet and interested in learning how websites work? Together in a supportive environment, we will learn about how to use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for website development. Computers, lunch, and childcare (if needed) will be provided.

Drop-in Computer Help (in Spanish) / Ayuda con computadoras sin cita previa (en español). Main Library, 5th floor Computer Training Center, 10:30am - 12pm.

Un servicio para personas que quieren aprender a usar computadoras usando el idioma español. Personal de la biblioteca le ayudará a usar programas como Word y Excel. También responderá a sus preguntas acerca de correo electrónico y como navegar y buscar información en Internet.

A weekly drop-in service for library patrons who prefer to use the Spanish language to learn how to use a computer. Library staff will provide one-on-one assistance on how to use popular programs such as Word & Excel. Help is also available on how to use email and navigate the Internet. In Spanish.

Tablet and Smartphone Class / 平板電腦與智能手機的運用 (粵語) North Beach Branch Library 北岸區圖書館 上午10:30至下午12:30 由 Community Youths Center 主持

想學習如何使用平板電腦或智能手機? 參加者會學習如何使用自己的平板電腦和電子設備,例如使用無線上網 (WiFi)、創建電子郵件、下載應用程序。 欲了解更多詳情或預先登記,請致電 (415) 335-7439 與 Kenny Chong 聯絡。座位有限。粵語主講。

Want to learn how to use a tablet or smartphone? Participants will learn how to access wifi, create emails, download apps, using their own tablet and device. For more information or sign up, please contact Kenny Chong at 415-335-7439. Space is limited. Presented in Cantonese.

Bayview Branch Tech Fair. Bayview Branch Library, 11am - 2pm. Presented by San Francisco Office of Digital Equity, dev/Mission, and Tech Exchange.

Join for a technology-filled day of computer and mobile device support, community resource tabling, low-cost Internet, and receive a free refurbished desktop computer (while supplies last)! Open to all community members and no pre-registration required. Hosted by the San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco Office of Digital Equity, , and Tech Exchange.

Basics of Digital Photo Organizing. Main Library, DIGI Center, 3-4 pm.

Do you have photos cluttering up your phone, laptop or in an old shoe box? These memories are in danger of being lost to time. This presentation will introduce participants to solutions for organizing, protecting and enjoying their photos. Library staff will help patrons organize, back up and share their print and digital memories.

Cyber Explorers Escape Room. Main Library, The Mix @ SFPL, 3-5 pm. Presented by Cyber Explorer students at Cyber Defenders.

Can you puzzle your way out of the Escape Room? The Cyber Explorers Escape Room introduces cybersecurity in a fun and immersive way for teens. This escape room experience requires no prior knowledge of computers, coding or cybersecurity, it thrives totally on curiosity and playfulness! Teens 13-18 only.

Introduction to Microsoft Word. Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Center, 3-5 pm.

Microsoft Word is widely used to create documents for business, education, and personal communication. This is a basic introduction to Microsoft Word and covers the basics of creating written documents such as résumés, school reports, cover letters, and flyers.

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