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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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  • 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
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 5 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.
Countee Cullen Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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.
Baychester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5:45 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Today
@ 11:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Word for Macs
Learn the intermediate features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Thu, August 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Illustrator 2 - Text Design
This class explores how to manipulate text in Illustrator and Photoshop, including topics on different methods of placing type, changing properties, converting type into shapes, and basic typography theory. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted in the Mid Manhattan Library Mac Lab, Bronx Library…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, August 17
@ 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, August 17
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
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 Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 17
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Aprender a Usar el Ratón y el Teclado
Aprenda el uso de el teclado y el ratón.
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, August 17
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, August 17
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 17
@ 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, August 17
@ 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, August 17
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Email for Beginners
Learn email concepts and how to create an account with email providers like Gmail, Yahoo, or Hotmail.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Thu, August 17
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Powerpoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc...
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, August 17
@ 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? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 17
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Internet Para Principiantes
Aprende usa la computadora en esta clase para el internet.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, August 17
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Illustrator 1 - Shape Design
This Design 360 course explores methods of shape creation and manipulation, as well as how to apply patterns, gradients and meshes to shapes, as well as how to manage larger projects with symbols and global colors. ***Entry to class will not be allowed more than 10 minutes after class begins*** Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 17
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you? Take this class to learn about services that leverage the power of the cloud to bring the best of entertainment and productivity to whatever device you're using.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, August 17
@ 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, August 17
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
Kid Coding Hour
In these one-hour sessions, we will be introducing kids to Coding and Engineering through play and discovery. We will be introducing: Little Bits Makey Makey Osmo Scratch Lego WeDo 2.0
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 17
@ 3:30 p.m.
Canceled
All About Computers
Tinker Club!
This free class is the perfect introduction to coding, circuitry, and robotics for kids. Through fun hands-on STEAM activities, students learn by playing with technology.
Columbus Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 17
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: SCRATCH Hip Hop Camp
Do you like Hip Hop ? Do you want to learn how to Code? Join us at Hamilton Grange for SCRATCH Hip Hop Camp and learn to make your own Hip Hop Music Video/Animation.
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, August 17
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Ten to Teen Tech Club*
Sharpen your technology skills and enjoy extra computer time at Ten to Teen Tech Club. Learn to code, get homework help, play games and more! This program is for kids and teens ages 10-14.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 17
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Hip Hop Coding Camp with SCRATCH*
Join our 2 week daily Hip Hop Coding Camp at George Bruce Library. Learn how to code stop motion images of yourself into your own music video or animation using our green screen, lighing equipment and SCRATCH coding program. For ages 8-12. Please register in advance at the library or by calling 212-662-9727. Please note that there will be no camp on August 10.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren
Thu, August 17
@ 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, August 17
@ 5:45 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Photoshop 2 - Photo Retouching Part 2
This class continues to explore photo retouching techniques, this time focusing on those used in recoloring photographs. Topics include masks, adjustment layers, frequency separation, and skin tone blending. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted in the Mid Manhattan Library Mac Lab, Bronx Libra…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 17
@ 6:15 p.m.
TechConnect
臉書(Facebook Basics)
Chinese language only: 如何使用臉書社交網站
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌電郵 (Gmail Basics)
Class taught in Chinese Language only. 如何使用谷歌電郵
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the Web.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
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. The computer sessions are only 30…
Throg's Neck Library
First Steps Academy
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Google Series: Google Drive/Docs Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform. *Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active Gmail account*
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a librarian for a 30-45 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new email account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list of your questions and get them answered. E-reader, tablet and smartphone users welcomed. By appointment only. Appointments are not limited to Fridays. Please call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 4: Pivot Tables
Class 4: Pivot Tables This class will cover Pivot Tables, a powerful tool used to analyze relationships between data. We will cover setting up data for use in Pivot Tables, how to format results, filtering techniques, and interactive elements. Skills required: Know how to navigate menu options in Excel Understand formatting and conditional formatting Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses,…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Google Apps Working for You Series: Planning an Event
In this four-session course, students will learn to use Google Apps by addressing real-world problems and scenarios. In this series, students will plan an event using an assortment of Google Apps, including Sheets, Gmail, Calendar and Docs. Friday, August 4 Select and Research an Event/Plan with a Spreadsheet 1 PM - 3 PM Friday, August 11 Communicate with Gmail and Calendar 1 PM - 3 PM Friday, August 18 Create a Logo and Flyer for Advertising 1 PM -…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
*Little Bits Playshop
Calling all inventors, makers, and future engineers! Come build something amazing during an all-new program series introducing the Little Bits electronic building blocks. Little Bits empowers kids to build, prototype, and invent with easy-to-use magnetic blocks that snap together to make simple circuits. Dive into electronic building fun and grow STEM skills, too! This program is recommended for kids ages 8-12
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Coding and Tech for Teens*
Want to try some coding and win a prize? Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us. Ages 12-18.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 18
@ 3:30 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
Fri, August 18
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Hip Hop Coding Camp with SCRATCH*
Join our 2 week daily Hip Hop Coding Camp at George Bruce Library. Learn how to code stop motion images of yourself into your own music video or animation using our green screen, lighing equipment and SCRATCH coding program. For ages 8-12. Please register in advance at the library or by calling 212-662-9727. Please note that there will be no camp on August 10.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren
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