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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
Mon, February 27
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
Advanced Email
Learn how to: manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments Prerequisite: Email for Beginners or an active web-based email account
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 9:30 a.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! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Twitter Basics
Do you tweet? Learn how to join the conversation by sharing photos, videos, and short messages with other users around the world.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
圖片編輯 (Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR)
Learn how to use PIXLR, an online photo editor, to improve the look of your photos. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 10:30 a.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! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include: entering and editing text, saving files, and various formatting options.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 10:30 a.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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Adult Tech Time Mondays
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). Mondays 11:00-12:00 and Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:30.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 12:30 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! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 12:30 p.m.
Postponed
TechConnect
Resource Training: Lynda.com
Learn how to freely access Lynda.com with your library card. Lynda.com offers video course to improve specific workplace skills. You can improve your graphic design skills, learn how to market on social media, and so much more by choosing a skill path and earning certificates. This half hour class will help you sign up and get started learning right away. Space is limited so please register in advance by emailing LauraStein@nypl.org
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, and app navigation.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Blogging for Beginners
Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress or other popular blogging platforms.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Create Your Own Website With Google Sites
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.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
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 assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 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
Mon, February 27
@ 2:30 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! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 2:30 p.m.
Library Resources
Mango Languages: Learn Languages Online
Hola! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Konnichiwa! Dobryi den'! Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of more than 60 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program with a built-in recording option. Record your voice and compare your speech to the narrator’s to hear your progress.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 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! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 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
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
Come and learn how to develop video games while you battle against other libraries in this introduction to programming series using Stencyl. Great prizes and snacks are available for all who participate!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Own Music & Sound with Google CS First*
Make. Code. Music. Create your own digital music and sounds! Learn to code while designing your own music, creating your own instruments and music videos, and discovering how technology is used in the music industry! No previous coding experience is necessary, but children should have basic computer skills such as mouse clicking. Please note that this is an 8 week program meeting every Monday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The program is designed for ages 9-14.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren
Mon, February 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Access 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 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
Mon, February 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Mon, February 27
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Mon, February 27
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Project Code Open Labs
Supervised labs for project code students only.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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
Mon, February 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Project Code Open Labs
Supervised labs for project code students only.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 8:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
SimplyE Basics
We have a one stop shop for our ebooks. Overdrive and 3M books can now both be downloaded from the same app! Come in to find out how!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010: Formulas
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. This class will focus on creating formulas in Excel spreadsheets.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Apps on Tablets
Learn how to use different apps on your Ipad.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Aguilar LibraryAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 10:30 a.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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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!
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
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