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Plaut Room

151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
2035945003

March 2019

Japanese Language Meetup

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome!

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Typing Tuesdays

March 26 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 26, 2019 at 4:15pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 4:15pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Master the computer keyboard this semester! Gain a greater comfort with the home row or work to improve your touch typing. Play typing games & speed type to see if you can beat your words per minute record. We’ll start each session working through exercises from typingclub.com that match your skill level. Next- we’ll have fun playing typing games! Your login for typingclub.com will work from home- keep practicing and playing after the class. Drop-in. No registration needed. Typing Tuesdays will meet on the fourth Tuesday…

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Cyber Security Workshop: High Profile Security Breaches & Data Losses

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Cyber Security Seminar was developed to promote internet security awareness for the larger internet user community. To date the program has been delivered in more than a dozen well attended 90 minute cyber security workshops to enthusiastic participants across Fairfield County. It consists of three unique 90 minute presentations: Cyber Security Workshop, a primer on internet security awareness, safe practices and techniques; Cyber Security Tools of the Trade, explores and explains many of the current techologies depicted in spy movies and in the real…

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April 2019

Tech Class: Backing up Files

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Have you ever wondered what a backup is and how to back up to the cloud? Learn what types of files you should be backing up, how to back up to a memory/USB stick, how to back up to Google Drive, and more in this 90-minute class taught by Ralph Bernabei. Ralph Bernabei is a computer professional who has spent more than 30 years developing software for IBM,  banks,  insurance companies and retailers.  He is currently retired and looks forward…

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World Event History and Culture Book Group

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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All are welcome to join this monthly discussion of books on current and historical world events and international culture.  This month’s book is: The Once and Future Worker by Oren Cass.  The American worker is in crisis. Wages have stagnated for more than a generation. Reliance on welfare programs has surged. Life expectancy is falling as substance abuse and obesity rates climb.  In this groundbreaking re-evaluation of American society, economics, and public policy, Oren Cass challenges our basic assumptions about what prosperity…

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Emerging Tech Meetup: Can Virtual Reality Teach Empathy?

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Are you interested in emerging technologies? Are you looking to make new friends? Visit the Library to 'talk tech' at this new meetup. Semi-monthly meetups will include informal, guided discussion focused on an emerging technology found in libraries, an innovate technology on the horizon, or tech featured in a TV show or film. This month's discussion topic: Can VR teach empathy? Institutions such as Stanford, and library leaders like Tamara King, Community Relations Director of the Richland Library in Columbia,…

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Typing Tuesdays

April 23 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 26, 2019 at 4:15pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 4:15pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Master the computer keyboard this semester! Gain a greater comfort with the home row or work to improve your touch typing. Play typing games & speed type to see if you can beat your words per minute record. We’ll start each session working through exercises from typingclub.com that match your skill level. Next- we’ll have fun playing typing games! Your login for typingclub.com will work from home- keep practicing and playing after the class. Drop-in. No registration needed. Typing Tuesdays will meet on the fourth Tuesday…

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Comparing TV Alternatives 101

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Thinking of cutting cable but overwhelmed by the number of different TV streaming services out there? Have no fear! Librarians Eliana Baldino and Kayla Del Biondo will provide a brief overview of major providers like Hulu TV,  YouTube TV, Sling and more, while comparing costs and offerings. There will be time at the end of the session for Q & A. REGISTER  

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