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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. 

NYPL TechConnect is made possible thanks to the generous support of Arthur W. Koenig; The Pasculano Foundation; Arlene and Arnold Goldstein Foundation; Altman Foundation; and by NYC Connected Communities, a program of the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

NYPL TechConnect is funded in part by:

  • Learn more about TechConnect.

  • Visit our new content site to access class handouts, watch our YouTube tutorials, find out what's new, and more!

  • Learn about Project_<code>,  a 10 week program for those who want a FREE introduction to coding. 

 

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, May 2, 2016
9:30 a.m.MS Word "The Ribbons"
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn word processing basics in this hands-on workshop. Standard features like italics, bold, font, and pitch size will be covered as well as more complicated features such as copy and paste, etc . Being familiar with a keyboard, a mouse, and highlighting will help you keep up.
Riverside LibraryAdults
10 a.m.MS Word 2010 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. Orientation is held in iMac L…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Ongoing
Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for ori…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
10 a.m.安卓作業系統 (Android Basics)
如何使用各種安卓作業系統的設備。
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the fundamental skills necessary to navigate Microsoft Excel. Topics include the ribbon, moving and copying data, formatting as well as entering data and formulas, .
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 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 Library
Array
Adults
10:30 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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.MS Word 2010 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
11 a.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. Orientation is held in iMac L…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noon Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonOpen Tech Lab
Come in for an hour of free Computer Time. Ask E-book, MS Office Suite, general computer questions or practice your computer skills! **This is a proctored lab. You may ask brief questions, however the instructor is not able to devote too much time in an effort to be fair to others.
67th Street LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Twitter Basics
Do you tweet? Learn how to join the conversation by sharing photos, videos, and short messages with other users around the world.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
1 p.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for ori…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
1 p.m.Be An Excel Genius: An Eight Class Series
Build on your basics knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2010 and learn advanced features in Microsoft Excel 2010. Each class will cover a different topic, including but not limited to charts, formulas and functions, tables, data validation and pivot tables. Schedule: May 2, 2016 – Find it With VLookup May 9, 2016 – All About Charts May 16, 2016 – Sparklines, and Pivot Charts, Oh my! May 23, 2016 – Mastering Pivot Tables May 30, 2016 – Filter, Sort, and Validate Data June 6, 2016 – Formulas fo…
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.MS Word "Creating a Letter"
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2 p.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for or…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
3 p.m.Fundamentos Basico de Windows 7
Aprenda los conceptos básicos de la navegación de una PC con Windows 7.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.MS Excel "The Ribbons"
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Coder Games
Are you prepared to defend your own district? Then come compete in the 2016 Coder Games! Have a chance to create your own video game by using coding and compete in a 6-week challenge against other districts! Prizes include a T-shirt, giftcard, and a victor medal. Snacks will be provided. For ages 12-17. Must register by April 27 to participate.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
5:30 p.m.Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
6 p.m.Coder Games
Are you prepared to defend your own district? Then come compete in the 2016 Coder Games! Have a chance to create your own video game by using coding and compete in a 6-week challenge against other districts! Prizes include a T-shirt, giftcard, and a victor medal. Snacks will be provided. For ages 12-17. Must register by April 27 to participate.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a your current position or a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills.…
Countee Cullen Library, Computer LabAdults
8 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
10 a.m.Touch Typing
Let your fingers do the typing! By using a typing tutorial you can learn how to improve your typing skills and accuracy.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. Orientation is held in iMac L…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m. Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for ori…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Ongoing
Learn to Type with Accuracy
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance. Come and learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat f…
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Aprender a Usar el Ratón y el Teclado
Aprenda el uso de el teclado y el ratón.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
10:30 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.
Allerton LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? bring in your devices and technology questions and get assistance!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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