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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
Wed, October 18
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
One on One Computer Sessions
Do you want to learn about computer? Do you want to be techie? Here is a list of possible one on one computer session you can inquire our staff about. Learn to type Learn to use the mouse Basic Compter Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel IPad Basic Internet And Many More Please come to our one on one computer sessions on Wednesdays or Fridays between 10:00am - 12:30pm. Please register at the front desk for available time slots. The computer sessions are only 30…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Get Your Resume Right: Formatting with Word 2010
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. You will also learn how to use the Thesaurus to improve the wording of your resume. Please bring your resume either in your email or on a USB drive.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 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 at the Science Industry and Business Library, Bronx…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 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, October 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Intermediate Excel
This class continues to build on Excel for Beginners to give students a solid foundation in Excel. Topics include: Absolute vs Relative Cell References, Errors, Freeze Panes, Conditional Formatting, Printing Spreadsheets, Filter, Sort, Remove Duplicates, and Autofill. Skills Required: Be able to use a mouse and keyboard Open files and folders Enter Data Select and format cells Write a basic formula and function Copy and Paste
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 18
@ 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, October 18
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
GOOGLE DOCS
Esta clase de google docs es en español. vamos aprender un poco hacerca de google docs y su funciones mas importante de una manera facil y divertidad.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers, footers, footnotes, and endnotes.
Tottenville LibraryAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel | SumIF
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 12 noon
Microsoft Office 2010
Lunchtime Tech: 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. This class will be limited to 5 participants on a first come, first served basis.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 18
@ 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
Wed, October 18
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Adult Tech Time Wednesdays
Need extra computer time? Want to electrify your Facebook page? Watch YouTube videos? Want private quiet time to use the computer, Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. No library card required, and you can make five free prints (during tech time only)
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 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
Wed, October 18
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010: Formulas
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. This class will focus on creating formulas in Excel spreadsheets.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 18
@ 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
Wed, October 18
@ 1:30 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!
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 18
@ 1:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Get Free Technology Help
Do you need to setup an email account? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? ? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 1:30 p.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, October 18
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced MS Word 2010 Part 1
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 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
Wed, October 18
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 5: Pivot Tables
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
Wed, October 18
@ 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
Wed, October 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 7: Strings, Goal Seek, and Data Scrubbing
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
Wed, October 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel | SumIFS
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 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
Wed, October 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids' Tech Time
Come explore with us as we use Makey-Makey to create our own video games.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games with Tynker
Participants learn to code in a fun and easy way using Tynker to create video games in a 6 week challenge. Prizes include a t-shirt and gift card. Snacks will be provided. Registration required!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 18
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Photoshop: Create a Zombie Vampire
Use Photoshop to manipulate create a zombie vampire from an image. In this class you will learn how to use layers, filters, layer styles and selections tools.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 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
Wed, October 18
@ 4:30 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.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 18
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 5: Pivot Tables
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. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** While we recommen…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, October 19
@ 10 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 stude…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 19
@ 10 a.m.
Digital Devices
iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings and app navigation.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 19
@ 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, October 19
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop Open Lab (THIS IS NOT A CLASS, FOR PRACTICING)
Took a Photoshop class and need to practice? Need some help cleaning up an old photo? Bring your Photoshop or Illustrator questions and get individualized assistance in the open lab! Only 10 Library Computers available. Bring your own computer with Photoshop if possible!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 3 - Brushes and Digital Art
This class explores Photoshop’s digital painting toolset, creating everything from realistic oil paints to chaotic effects. Topics include brushes, brush customization, brush tip creation, and the mixer brush. 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 and Business Library, B…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
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. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, October 19
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Gmail (Espanol)
Aprenda cómo funciona Gmail, suscribirse a una cuenta de correo electrónico gratuito, y aprender sobre el envío, responder, reenvío de los mensajes y los archivos adjuntos.
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 19
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Computacion Privadas
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet, obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail o aprender como usar tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, o Nook, puede llamar a la biblioteca y preguntar por Caroline. Para las clases privadas tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases duran una hora. Tenemos clases privadas por la mañana y por la tarde. Elija la hora y el dia que usted quiere tomar las clases privadas. Las clases que ofrecemos de computación en español son:…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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