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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:

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
TechConnect
Ipad Basics
This course will cover the basic features of the iPad. Learn the basics of navigating between apps, changing settings, how to customize your tablet, and much more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Advanced MS Word
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand
Need to practice Photoshop, iMovie, or GarageBand? Have questions from a class? Working on a photo, video, or music project? Get one on one help. This Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, January 22
@ 10:30 a.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
Sun, January 22
@ 1:30 p.m.
All About Computers
iMovie Effects: Green Screening and More
Learn how to set up a green screen video shoot and create composite scenes with iMovie. This class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, January 22
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand
Have you completed any of our Photoshop, iMovie, GarageBand classes? Do you have additional questions, a desire to learn more advanced techniques, or just want to practice what you learned in class? This Creative Open Lab time is available for you to practice what you’ve learned, ask the instructor about things you are unsure of, work on your own projects and explore new skills. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 9:15 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
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. Prerequisites: Basic mouse, keyboarding, and computer skills.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Mobile Snaps!
You've got a snazzy gadget with uber amounts of megapixels! Add some flavor to jazz up your photos with Prisma, Instagram and more.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 23
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
微軟簡報入門課(MS Powerpoint 2010 for Beginners)
Chinese-language only 微軟簡報軟体的基本用法及技巧。
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 23
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Calendar
Learn all about Google’s Calendar and how it works.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 11 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Get Free Technology Help
Do you need to setup an email account? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? ? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 11 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Get Free Technology Help & Understanding your Digital Privacy
Do you need to setup an email account? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? ? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Also learn how to protect your privacy online.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 11:30 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Excel: Advanced Formulas Part 1: Logic Functions
This class is part 1 of a deep dive into Excel's formulas and functions. Topics include IF statements, AND, OR, SUMIF/SUMIFS, AVERAGEIF/AVERAGEIFS, COUNTIF/COUNTIFS, nested logic, and data types.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Cell Phone Buying Guide: Smartphones
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 2 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Finding a Job Online: Search Tips & Tricks
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.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 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 one-on-one assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 23
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Aprende un idioma con Mango !
Aprende un idioma con Mango Languages un recurso de NYPL​​. En esta clase, usted será capaz de aprender vocabulario, la pronunciación, la gramática y la cultura del langauge de su elección mediante divertidas e interactivas estrategias. Tarjeta de la biblioteca, número de pin y auriculares son necesarios para esta clase.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Kids Tech Time: Code Your Story with Google CS First
Create your story with Google CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. This free class is the perfect introduction to coding for kids using a fun educational curriculum.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
Come and learn how to develop video games while you battle against other libraries in this six week introduction to programming series using Stencyl. Great prizes and snacks are available for all who participate! flyersize_coder_games_flyer_updated.pdf Please register at bit.ly/codergames or at the library.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 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, January 23
@ 6 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
Mon, January 23
@ 6 p.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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, January 23
@ 8:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Word Press. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, January 24
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Word 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, January 24
@ 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, January 24
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
iPad Power Users
This course will cover some nifty eatures of the iPad and iPhone. Learn the hardware, settings, navigation and app tricks.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 24
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, January 24
@ 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, January 24
@ 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
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