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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, March 2, 2016
1 p.m.MS Powerpoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow. Class is conducted in English with translation to Cantonese and Mandarin. Following the tutorial, bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Adult Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to electrify your Facebook page? Watch YouTube videos? Want private quiet time to use the computer, Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. No library card required, and you can make five free prints (during tech time only).
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
1 p.m.Laboratorio de Computadoras
*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 individualizados para así ayudar 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.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
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.Supervised 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 LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
2:30 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Teens, come and get the opportunity to explore technology and learn something new about some of the websites and apps you already use in your everyday life!
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Buscando Trabajo en Linea
Aprende a usar el Internet para encontrar y solicitar empleo. Los temas incluyen la búsqueda de ofertas de trabajo, llenar los formularios de solicitud en línea, y enviar currículums electrónicos.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
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: Free Computer Help
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!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Microsoft Excel 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.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
5 p.m.Office Readiness Series
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:30 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
5:30 p.m.Project Code Phase II Winter 2016
Project_<code> coding class.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Harrison S. Kravis Electronic Training CenterAdults
6 p.m.OUTREACH: Community Board 4 Full Board Meeting Visit
Presented a brief summary of the classes being offered by TechConnect at the Columbus Library in front of the entire Community Board 4 board and general residents of the Chelsea/Hell's Kitchen community.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Office Readiness Series: MS Word
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 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
8:30 p.m.Create Your Own Website
Learn how to make your own website for free using Google Sites. Add links, images, videos, and more to create your own piece of the web. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
11 p.m.1:1 Computer Assistance
Individual help is available by appointment to help people with NO computer skills or knowledge. Do you need to file a claim for unemployment benefits Look at and print pictures from your email Fill out an application Find a new school for your child on the Department of Education's website Access information about your retirement benefits from the Social Security website, etc. Please make an appointment at the clerical desk with Mrs. Haw…
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Thursday, March 3, 2016
10 a.m.Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages and attachments.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Android Basics Open Lab
Bring your Android questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
10 a.m.Canceled
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults
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.Open Lab: Free Computer Help
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!
Columbus Library, 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!
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 orientation to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. This class is taught on Macintosh computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
11 a.m.Internet para Principiantes (Espanol)
Una introducción a Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
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!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
11 a.m.Aprender a Teclear y Utilizar un Raton
Aprenda a usar el teclado y como manijar el raton.
Inwood Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
11 a.m.Tech 1-on-1
PC problems? Can't get spell checked in Word? Need to learn about apps, Android, Windows and more? Come in for quick 1-on-1's with our staff. We'll get you on the straight and narrow tech road.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Drop-in Computer Help
Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11 a.m. (som…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Computer Basics Private Class in Spanish
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Hunts Point 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
12 noonOpen Computer Lab @ 125th Street Branch
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or Gmail? Bring your technology questions to this Open Lab and get one-on-one assistance!
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
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
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