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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
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
Open Lab
Need extra time on the computer? Have questions about how to access or use certain Web sites? Want to learn how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 19
@ 10:30 a.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!
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, February 19
@ 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
Mon, February 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Teen Tech
Get and extra Laptop appointment to complete homework, update social media, practice coding or edit media projects. All New York Public Library programs are free of charge
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, February 19
@ 4:30 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Finding a Job Online: Search Tips & Tricks
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
Tue, February 20
@ 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
Tue, February 20
@ 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…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 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
Tue, February 20
@ 10 a.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…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Everything You Need to Know About Your Smartphone/Tablet
Bring your smartphone/iPhone or tablet/iPad and learn everything from settings, taking and editing pictures, apps and more.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 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
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
Library Resources
Learn a Language with Mango
Study your choice of 71 available languages using NYPL's online learning Mango Languages. Learn vocabulary, pronounciation, grammar and culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive learning tools. A library card and headphones are needed for this class.
Port Richmond Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 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
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Advanced PowerPoint | Animations & Transitions
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. This class will focus on the art of animations and transitions and how to make a presentation come to life!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.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!
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Photoshop CS6 | Working with Channels
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 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
Tue, February 20
@ 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
Tue, February 20
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Illustrator 3 - Illustration
This class explores the many ways to draw and trace in Adobe Illustrator, including using brushes, the Blob Brush, Live Trace, and Live Paint. ***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 or in one of the open labs hosted in the Science, Industry &…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
This class covers how to use conditional logic in formulas and functions, allowing you to create formulas that act differently in different circumstances. Topics covered include: IF statements, nested IF statements, AND OR NOT logic functions. Must know the basics of Microsoft Excel
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 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
Tue, February 20
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Photoshop CS6 | Image Blending
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 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
Tue, February 20
@ 2:30 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 & print previewing worksheets.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 2:30 p.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
Tue, February 20
@ 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 February 6 February 13 February 20 February 27
96th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
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, and how to manage larger projects with symbols and global colors. 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 Science Industry and Business Library, Bronx Li…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during Open Lab.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during Open Lab.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, February 21
@ 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…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, February 21
@ 10 a.m.
Internet & Email
Protecting Your Privacy & Security Online
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, February 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Watch Movies for Free (Kanopy)
Kanopy is a free video streaming service. Learn how to access a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films. Please bring your library card and 4 digit pin code. Headphones are encouraged, but not necessary to participate.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, February 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Illustrator 3 - Illustration
This class explores the many ways to draw and trace in Adobe Illustrator, including using brushes, the Blob Brush, Live Trace, and Live Paint. 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 Library Center, or Columbus Library. Class Requirements: Al…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, February 21
@ 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, February 21
@ 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, February 21
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Word for Beginners
Learn the fundamental features and tools of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include the ribbon, entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Countee Cullen Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, February 21
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel | Simple Formulas
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, February 21
@ 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 Room
Wake Eden Christian Academy Murdoch Avenue, Bronx, NY 10466
Adults
Wed, February 21
@ 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
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