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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
@ 8:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading, streaming, and converting music, videos, images and more! This class covers various services, software, and techniques for getting the most out of your favorite media. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Photo Album
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 23
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
Microsoft Office 2010
Office Readiness @ SIBL
10 week Office Readiness Series
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults
Tue, May 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Comprando en Internet (Espanol)
Aprenda a protegerse cuando compra en línea, así como los servicios que están disponibles y cómo sacar el máximo provecho de ellos.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 11 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 3 : Charts and Sparklines
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and st…
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Help @ 125th Street Branch
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Not sure know how to cut and paste? Curious about social networking? Bring your beginning level technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Every Tuesday starting at 11AM Pre-registration by phone or in person is required.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 11:15 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!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Transitions & Animations
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Disabled Adults Tech Time Tuesdays
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
Tue, May 23
@ 12 noon
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
Tue, May 23
@ 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
Tue, May 23
@ 12:15 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!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 1 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. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person one week before the class (May 16).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 1:15 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour: Get Started with E-Books
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's E-Book Help Hour. Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your perso…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 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
Tue, May 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Rehearse Timings
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 3 : Charts and Sparklines
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 23
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Teen Tech/Homework Help
Laptop service for teens Do you need extra computer time? Come to teen tech time and use a laptop computer. Also, learn about websites that can help you with your studies. Just sign up at the information desk on Tuesdays.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 23
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as they use Makey Makeys to create their own fun game controllers, and create their own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 12 teens. Programs in a Box is generously supported by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences and the Estate of Mary McConnell Bailey…
Morningside Heights, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 23
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
8 Week Computer Course
8 Week Computer Training Sessions Every Tuesday from 4:30 to 6:30 ------- April 4 - May 23, 2017 Laptop Basics - April 4, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Trackpad Practice Part 1 - April 11, 4:30 pm Trackpad Practice Part 2 - April 18, 4:30 pm Internet Basics - April 25, 4:30 pm Internet Searching - May 2, 4:30 pm Email Basics - May 9, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Email Beyond the Basics - May 16, 4:…
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 5:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library helps libraries improve the lives of their patrons everyday with online access to the most comprehensive selection of academic and career-oriented resources available. It features skill-building tools for reading, writing math and science. There is test preparation for high school equivalency and college admission exams. The workplace resources include tools for job searching, exploring new careers, and preparing for civil service, military occupational licensing exams -…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabBook Lovers,
Families,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
Teachers
Tue, May 23
@ 5:30 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
Wed, May 24
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 24
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 2: Conditional Stat Functions
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 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!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners with Wordpress
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 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 formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet/computer. Learn how to send text messages and download apps. Learn how to send an email, or use the mouse. Get help and advice on creating a resume or flyer as well.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech Connect - Microsoft 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. Some mouse and keyboard skills required.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab I Resume Assistance
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
Wed, May 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages and attachments.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
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