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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
@ 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
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
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. ***Students will not be admitted to class 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 at home…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 4 - Compositing
This class explores tools and techniques for compositing, the process of making multiple images look like a single composition. Topics include masks, selection techniques, blending modes, puppet warp, and alternative transform modes. 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 at the Science Industry…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time - Tiempo Técnico 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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Finding a Job Online
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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Digital Devices
Downloading NYPL e-Books
Learn how to download ebooks using the NYPL resources.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Internet & Email
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.
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Have tech questions? Trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram?? Get some assistance! Come and learn about all this including popular software applications—such as, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents. Tablet, smartphone and e-reader help also available. No Registration Required Age Group: Adults
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Finding a Job Online.
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time - Tiempo Técnico 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
Today
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
HTML for Beginners
The New York Public Library offer HTML for beginners classes, learn how easy to follow and understand some of the basics in HTML web design using simple code to build your website. This class introduces patrons to basic in coding fundamentals.
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 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! *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab with Appointments
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions to receive individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered in 20 minute appointments between 1 PM and 3 PM. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person one week before the class (April 17).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 6: VLOOKUP and INDEX/MATCH
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…
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.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 only. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Photoshop: Tech Time
Use Photoshop to manipulate and create images. In this class you will learn how to use layers, filters, layer styles and selections tools. Every week is a different educational and engaging Photoshop activity.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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 formatting.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
HTML CSS for Beginners
The New York Public Library offer HTML for beginners classes, learn how easy to follow and understand some of the basics in HTML web design using simple code to build your website. This class introduces patrons to basic in coding fundamentals.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Introduction to the Internet
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
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 p.m.
TechConnect
Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. If you have one, please bring a draft of your resume with you to the class.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn Programming Fundamentals with Python, PART 2 - *PLEASE READ CLASS DESCRIPTION*
Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class will cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. Note that this is a two-part class, the first session will be on April 17th, the second on April 24th. You must attend the first session in order to attend the second. You MUST be comfortable using a computer in order to code, especially typing. We highly recommend being able to type at l…
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Word 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. This is a comprehensive course, so please make sure you can attend all sessions. Call 212-289-0908 to register. Tuesdays, 3-5 PM April 10 April 17 April 24 May 1
96th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Story
Create and share your own digital stories! Use the computer to design your own stories with Google CS First, create and share your own animations, and learn how technology is used in the film and media industry! For ages 9+, limit of 10 participants.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Library Resources
Learn a Language with Mango
| Learn any language using NYPL's resource Mango Languages. In this class you will be able to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the langauge of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library card, pin number and headphones needed for this class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Wed, April 25
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Intermediate MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, April 25
@ 10 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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, April 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wed, April 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, April 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Open Lab
Need extra computer time to work on a resume, send some emails, or practice a newly learned computer skill? Get extra computer time and one-on-one assistance at our open lab.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, April 25
@ 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, April 25
@ 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
Wed, April 25
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Library Resources : Kanopy / Flipster
Join Us Explore the New Library databases such as: Kanopy video streaming is now available for patrons age 13 and older. The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos. Flipster Access over 100 popular magazines, including Bon Appetit, Sports Illustrated, Time, and People, through this digital platform. Únase a nosotros Explore las bases de datos de la Biblioteca, tales como: La transmisión de video de…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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