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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 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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
3D Printing Mini Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of 3-D printing, giving you the information you need to get started in this exciting new technology—no personal printer required. We will cover information on the tools, software, and services that make up the 3-D printing ecosystem and use an easy-to-learn application to customize a 3-D printed product.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that showcase your data. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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.
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: "Docs"
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab Wednesdays
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Don't know how to download e-Books? Don't understand the settings on your digital device? Bring your technology questions and get assistance! Find out how to answer life's "digital" questions. Stay connected.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet. Learn how to send text messages and download apps.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 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…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech Connect: Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories. Some Mouse and Keyboarding skills required.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Protecting Your Privacy and Security
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it.
Tottenville 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? Need help with your eBooks? Bring your technology questions to our Free one-on-one computer help sessions. No appointment is necessary!
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Facebook Book Discussion: The Girl on the Trian by Paula Hawkins.
Don't have the time to meet for an in-person book club? Then like New Amsterdams Facebook page and participate in our online book discussion! Discuss The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
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.
All About Computers
Laboratorio de Computadoras en Español
Miércoles 1:00pm-300pm *Reservación requerida ¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente)
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Email for Beginners
Need an email account? Learn how to sign up for a free email account, and how to send, reply, and forward messages and attachments.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Downloading NYPL eBooks
Learn all about the Cloud; what it is and how you use it. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
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
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Flipster
Access over 100 popular magazines, including Bon Appetit, Sports Illustrated, Time, and People, through this digital platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 1:30 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
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.
All About Computers
Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that captivate your audience. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: "Sheets"
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 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.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Blogging for Beginners
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. Space is capped at 6 students, so please register in advance by clicking the registration link below.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
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
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Coding Party
Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with The Amazing World of GumBall Google CS First Coding Adventure! Ages 7+. We will have laptops and PCs available, but feel free to bring your own device!
67th Street LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 4:30 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
Today
@ 4:30 p.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 and print previewing worksheets.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
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
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Word for Macs
Learn the basics 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for free email account, learn about sending, replying to, and fowarding messages and attachements.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 8:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look sharp and read beautifully.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 8
@ 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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 8
@ 10 a.m.
Digital Devices
Ipad Basics Open Lab
Come and review all the topics discussed during our Ipad Basic classes. Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Brushes and Digital Painting
Learn to use Photoshop’s powerful brush tools to create painting effects and digital art that range from the subtle to the chaotic. Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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