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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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  • 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
Computer Hardware - The Anatomy of the Computer
Do you know what makes your computer tick. Learn about the different parts that make your computer run.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Ipad Settings
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, settings, navigation and app basics.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 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, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive learning tools. Library card and headphones needed for this class.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
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! Note: The Tompkins Square Branch Library is NOT open to the general public at 10 AM. Please ring the bell on the right side of the entrance door. Staff will open the door for computer class participants.
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Clasesde computacion privadas en Español
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. Do you need help with the internet or your need an em…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Aguilar LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know hoaw to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some asssistance. Come and learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina 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.
TechConnect
MS Word 1
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
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.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Supervised Lab
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.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Open Lab
Adults may use the computer time to practice typing, work on resumes, do internet searching etc;
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina 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
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Windows 7 "System Clean Up"
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Email for Beginners, Part 02
This is a continuation from Part 01 This hands-on computer class we will teach you to: Define email and point out some common email providers What one needs in order to send an email Structure of an email address Core email skills
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
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 your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
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!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 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 get individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person one week before the class (July 19).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
eBook Central
eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Please come to eBook Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your personal…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mott Haven Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Intermediate Photoshop: Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to clean up and modify digital images. Learn how to minimize blemishes, use the clone stamp tool, alter backgrounds, recolor images, and more.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Access 2010
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Word 2010 para principiantes.
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos de Microsoft Word 2010, un programa de procesamiento de texto que puede utilizar para crear documentos. Los temas incluyen la entrada y la edición de texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Library Resources
Downloading NYPL eBooks
Get started with borrowing ebooks on your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader. Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home.
Stapleton Library, Community 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 get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced MS Word 2010 "Mail Merge"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Getting Around: Direction Websites and Apps
Need to know how to get around? This class we look at those hidden gems that get you to your destination.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 4 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 get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Today
@ 5:15 p.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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Green-Screening and Effects
Learn how to set up a photo shoot and green-screen, then how to manipulate your images to create exciting composite shots in Photoshop. Then, learn to change the lighting using Photoshop’s lighting effects. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, July 27
@ 10 a.m.
Digital Devices
Smartphone Buying Guide
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, July 27
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include automating your slideshows, using transitions, adding a soundtrack, and much more.
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, July 27
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
3D Printing Mini Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of 3D 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 3D printing ecosystem and use an easy-to-learn application to customize a 3D printed product.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, July 27
@ 10 a.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
Wed, July 27
@ 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, July 27
@ 10 a.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
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