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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
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Powerpoint for Macs
Learn the intermediate features of working with slides using Microsoft Powerpoint for Mac. Topics include: entering Transitions and animations, moving and copying images , formatting your slideshow for readability and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Assisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010: VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include creating Pivot Tables and using the VLOOKUP function.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.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 st…
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 2:30 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…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Digital Devices
How’d You Do That?................. Ipad/Android Settings_
Come learn about settings for the Ipad and Android, such as syncing Bluetooth devices, controlling sounds, notifications, multi-tasking gestures and privacy settings.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint Photo Album
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer class - 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!* *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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 your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Do you need to work on a project on a computer and need some help? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 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 Wednesday from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Advance registration is required as space is extremely limited. Please call 212-…
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
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
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Video Game Design
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 you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 10 teens, so please register in advance at the library. To register call 212-714-8400, stop by in person or click this link.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Do you need to work on a project on a computer and need some help? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
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
@ 5:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic 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 st…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, September 21
@ 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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, September 21
@ 10 a.m.
Digital Devices
How’d You Do That?................. Ipad/Android Settings_
Come learn about settings for the Ipad and Android, such as syncing Bluetooth devices, controlling sounds, notifications, multi-tasking gestures and privacy settings.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 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, September 21
@ 11 a.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, September 21
@ 11 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word 2010
Aprenda las funciones básicas de un procesador de textos que puede utilizar para crear documentos con Microsoft Word. Los temas incluyen introducir y editar texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Inwood LibraryAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech 1-on-1
If your gadgets are getting out of hand, your PCs are in the pits and your phones have run amok, come in for some free tech support. We'll answer questions about and help you with e-readers, tablets, laptops, and more.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, September 21
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 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, September 21
@ 12 noon
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…
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 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, September 21
@ 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, September 21
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab @ 125th Street Branch
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Need extra computer time? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply extra time or practice time on the computer.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 21
@ 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, September 21
@ 1 p.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
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