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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
Fri, November 24
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Online Banking
Thinking about trying online banking. Try this class first. Learn how to check your balance, view account details, pay a bill and more online! You will also learn about some of the latest banking technologies like depositing checks using your smartphone. *Note: Please have basic understanding of Internet for Beginners*
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 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, November 24
@ 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, November 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Ancestry Library Edition
Access billions of names inside the more than 7,000 available databases of Ancestry® Library Edition, including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank Records, and African American and Native American Records. In this hands-on demonstration, learn how to trace your family history using census records, vital records, milita…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 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, November 24
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Create a Website with WordPress
Create and publish your own free website using WordPress.com. Learn the basics of adding pages, text and images, and customizing your design!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, November 24
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Access 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the fundamental features and tools of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include the ribbon, entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Fri, November 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Story Coding Club*
Each club is once a week and one hour long. This Google CS First program gives children early exposure to computer science. Friday, November 3rd 3:30p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, November 24th 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Part 1 Friday, November 24th 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Part 2
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids Coding Club with Google CS First*
Kids coding club using Google CS First. For Children Ages 8-12. Registration Required. Limit 10 Children. Library Closed on November 10 and 11 in observance of Veteran's Day.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Makey Makey Lab
Use our Makey Makey to play computer games using unusual objects or invent your own game controller. Ages 7+
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Story Coding Club*
Each club is once a week and one hour long. This Google CS First program gives children early exposure to computer science. Friday, November 3rd 3:30p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, November 24th 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Part 1 Friday, November 24th 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Part 2
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, November 24
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
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 various formatting options.
Morrisania LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Game Design*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your own video games with GOOGLE CS First using MIT Scratch! You will be able to design and program your own video games using code and computer science. Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and more! Ages 8-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants!***) ***NOTE: Registration is requred to particpate. Registration ends on Friday, October 27 at 4pm.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Prerequisites: None
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint Beginners for Mac
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
Mon, November 27
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Android Q & A
A basic primer to using Android devices of all stripes. We will help you navigate your device, explore the system settings and more!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, November 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Aprende un idioma con Mango
Aprende un idioma con Mango Languages un recurso de NYPL​​. En esta clase, usted será capaz de aprender vocabulario, la pronunciación, la gramática y la cultura del langauge de su elección mediante divertidas e interactivas estrategias. Tarjeta de la biblioteca, número de pin y auriculares son necesarios para esta clase.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
雲端服務教程 (Connecting to the Cloud)
This class is taught in Mandarin Chinese only. 如何使用各種雲端服務
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 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
Mon, November 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Open Lab
Come and create some sample programs using Microsoft Word, putting what you learned to the test. You can also ask questions and receive one-on-one help.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive, part 2
Learn how to create, share, and collaborate on documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform. *Must have an active Gmail account for hands-on participation.*
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Mon, November 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, November 27
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Compra en Linea
En esta clase vamos aprender a como comprar en linea de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Blogging
Do you have a story to tell? Have you heard of blogging but wondered how to get started? Take this class to explore the world of blogging and the blogosphere. At the end of the class, you will have an opportunity to create a blog! Bring your creativity to class!!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, November 27
@ 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
Mon, November 27
@ 1 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…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Aprende un idioma con Mango
Aprende un idioma con Mango Languages un recurso de NYPL​​. En esta clase, usted será capaz de aprender vocabulario, la pronunciación, la gramática y la cultura del langauge de su elección mediante divertidas e interactivas estrategias. Tarjeta de la biblioteca, número de pin y auriculares son necesarios para esta clase.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
OneDrive
Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Microsoft's cloud storage and web app platform.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 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
Mon, November 27
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Beginners for Mac
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 2:30 p.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 at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4 : Tables and Data Validation
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…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Need extra computer time? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids Coding with Google CS First*
Join us for this 8 week program of Coding for Kids with Google CS First, program designed to give children early exposure to computer science. For Ages 7-12.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Fun with littleBits
Come and create your own inventions using littleBits™. LittlelBits™ are electronic building blocks operated by circuits. All materials will be provided. No registration required, but limit of 8. Ages 8 and up.
Seward Park Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 4 p.m.
All About Computers
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
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