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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
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
10 a.m.One on One Computer Sessions
Do you want to learn about computer? Do you want to be techie? Here is a list of possible one on one computer session you can inquire our staff about. Learn to type Learn to use the mouse Basic Compter Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel IPad Basic Internet And Many More Please come to our one on one computer sessions on Wednesdays or Fridays between 10:00am - 12:30pm. Please register at the front desk for available time slots.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.CLASE DE COMPUTACION/ CORREO ELECTRONICO PARTE 1
COMO TRABAJA EL INTERNET?
Clason's Point 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 your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab Wednesdays
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
12 noonMS 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.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
12:30 p.m.Assisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12:30 p.m.Ongoing
Bengali Language Computer Class
Bengali Language Computer Class
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
Immigrants
1 p.m.Laboratorio de Computadoras en Español
Miércoles 1:00pm-300pm *Reservación requerida ¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
1:15 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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Searching Besides Google: LawHelp
Use lawhelp.org to find free legal aid programs in your area. This class is designed to help users navigate the website, which is available from nypl.org in the articles and databases section.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2:30 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3:30 p.m.Teen/Tween Tech Time
Come in and learn something new at our Teen/Tween Tech Program, we can share resources in beginners coding, programming and much more!
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m. 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
6 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
Thursday, May 5, 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.iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, and app navigation.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Mouse for Beginners
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Fundamentos Basico de Windows 7
Aprenda los conceptos básicos de la navegación de una PC con Windows 7.
Inwood LibraryAdults
11 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonComputer Basics / Computación Básica
Are you new to computers? We can help! Topics covered include parts of the computer, mouse movement, getting started with email and social media and more. Quieres aprender cómo usar una computadora? Podemos ayudar! Los temas cubiertos incluyen partes del movimiento ordenador, ratón de computadora, primeros pasos con el correo electrónico, y las redes sociales y más.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
12 noonComputer Lab
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers can assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so pl…
96th Street LibraryAdults
12 noonOpen 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:15 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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Intermediate Photoshop: Green-Screening and Effects
Learn how to set up a photo shoot and green-screen, then how to manipulate your images to create exciting composite shots in Photoshop. Then, learn to change the lighting using Photoshop’s lighting effects. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic orientation to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2:30 p.m.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC 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 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
5 p.m.Get your Resume Right
Learn basic resume writting skills, formatting tricks, structuring your resume, and discover what employers look for.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Intermediate Photoshop: Photo Retouching
In this class you will use Photoshop to clean up and modify digital images. Learn how to minimize blemishes, use the clone stamp tool, alter backgrounds, recolor images, and more.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:15 p.m.eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Please come to eBook Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your personal computer and t…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6 p.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading, streaming, and converting music, videos, images and more! This class covers various services, software, and techniques for getting the most out of your favorite media. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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