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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. 

 

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 8:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 9:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 2:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that captivate your audience.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy & Security
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
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!
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
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 and/or print your resume.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Connecting to the Cloud
What is this "Cloud" everyone is talking about? Curious about the Cloud and what it can do for you? Learn all about the Cloud, what it is, and how you can use it.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Adobe Illustrator for Beginners
Learn the basics of Adobe's vector graphic creation program and how to create exciting digital art for print, video, and web p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 18.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To type & Use a Mouse.
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 11 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina Supervisado
¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Inwood LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
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
Thu, February 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech 1-on-1
Get 1-on-1 help with your technology! Tablet on the fritz? Need help connecting to the Web? Come in and bring your tech headache with you. Phones, tablets, laptops; we will help with all of them. No appointment or registration required. Come in for fast help.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Need help with resume editing, sending emails, using the keyboard, how to navigate social media, etc...Come to the class and get assistance.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Supervised Lab
Supervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina Supervisado
¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Inwood LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive - Sheets
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving spreadsheet.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Computer 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
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Computer Lab
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers 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 please…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Disabled Adults Tech Time Thursdays
Daybreak Independent Services Inc. is committed to developing and providing an integrated comprehensive system of services for adults with a wide range of Developmental Disabilities. Laptop tech time for Daybreak participants. Tuesdays at 11:30 and Thursdays at 12:30.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Drive Apps
Do you wanna know? Google knows. Google knows who what when where how and why. So if you want to know ask google. Explore the depths, discover the amazing Google Apps.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy & Security
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 1:15 p.m.
TechConnect
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
Thu, February 23
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Digital Media Basics
Uploading. Downloading. Streaming. Sharing. Get familiar with this terms while discussing new technologies that use these features.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Illustrator : Shape and Text Design
Learn more advanced methods of modifying shapes, create new kinds of fills with Gradients, Meshes, and Patterns, and explore Illustrator's powerful text tools. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 18.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Thu, February 23
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Code your story with Google CS First
Learn to code with Google CS First! We will learn to code using Scratch, and each participant will create thier own interactive game! Registration required! Maximum 8 participants, ages 8-12, 8-2hr sessions.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
*MaKey-MaKey
MaKey MaKey is a classic component of a maker education kit for good reason – it allows learners to quickly and easily turn anything that conducts electricity into an input for a computer.
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Thu, February 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Thu, February 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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 Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 4 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Thu, February 23
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Kid Tech Time
Need extra computer time to do homework? Want to play a game? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Kid Tech Time every Thursday at 5pm. For ages 5-12
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
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
Thu, February 23
@ 5:45 p.m.
TechConnect
智能手機購買指南 (Cell Phone Buying Guide: Smartphones)
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 6 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop Open Lab (THIS IS NOT A CLASS, FOR PRACTICING)
Took a Photoshop class and need to practice? Need some help cleaning up an old photo? Bring your Photoshop questions and get individualized assistance in the open lab!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
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