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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
@ 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 RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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, December 10
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
I Need a Doctor: Health Info Online
Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' credentials, hospital information, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diets, weight loss, nutrition and exercises, and how to evaluate these websites.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Sat, December 10
@ 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
Sat, December 10
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Storytelling*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your story with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 7-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Storytelling*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your story with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 7-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 10
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Freegal Music
Get started with Freegal Music today with just your NYPL card! Freegal Music is a downloadable music service which provides access to millions of songs from ten thousand record labels including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment. With a valid library card, download up to three digital songs per week on a PC, MAC or Smartphone, burn the MP3 files onto a CD. Search for artists, song titles, albums, music genres, create playlists, get the latest releases. The New York Public Library's…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Teachers
Sat, December 10
@ 1:30 p.m.
All About Computers
GarageBand for Beginners
Learn how to create music using Apple's entry-level audio production program GarageBand by working with loops and software instruments. Please bring headphones to participate in this class. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, December 10
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Hour of Code Event: The Amazing World of GumBall on Google CS First*
Join us for an Hour of Code event to celebrate Computer Science Education Week!! Create your own story based on the popular Cartoon Network show The Amazing World of GumBall on Google CS First. Ages 7-14 (Space is limited!!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Hour of Code Event: The Amazing World of GumBall on Google CS First*
Join us for an Hour of Code event to celebrate Computer Science Education Week!! Create your own story based on the popular Cartoon Network show The Amazing World of GumBall on Google CS First. Ages 7-14 (Space is limited!!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/WordPress.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 10
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sat, December 10
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand
Need to practice Photoshop, iMovie, or GarageBand? Have questions from a class? Working on a photo, video, or music project? Get one on one help. This Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, December 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
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. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, December 11
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Photo Retouching
In this class you will use Photoshop to clean up and modify digital images. Learn how to minimize blemishes, use the clone stamp tool, alter backgrounds, recolor images, and more. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, December 11
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand
Need to practice Photoshop, iMovie, or GarageBand? Have questions from a class? Working on a photo, video, or music project? Get one on one help. This Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn word processing basics in this hands-on workshop. Standard features like italics, bold, font, and pitch size will be covered as well as more complicated features such as copy and paste, etc . Being familiar with a keyboard, a mouse, and highlighting will help you keep up.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 9:30 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Android Basics
A basic primer to using Android devices of all stripes.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010: Formulas
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. This class will focus on creating formulas in Excel spreadsheets.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS PowerPoint 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.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
安卓平板及手機入門 (Android Basics)
This class is taught in Mandarin Chinese only. 如何使用各種安卓作業系統的設備。
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 10:30 a.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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Calendar
Learn all about Google’s Calendar and how it works.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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 formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 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, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 11:30 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
Mon, December 12
@ 12 noon
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Excel: Charts, Tables, and Pivots
This class is a deep dive into Excel's Charts and Tables as well as an overview of Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 1 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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Cell Phone Buying Guide: Smartphones
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS PowerPoint
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include automating your slideshows, using transitions, adding a soundtrack, and much more.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
I Need a Doctor: Health Info online
Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' credentials, hospital information, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diets, weight loss, nutrition and exercises, and how to evaluate these websites.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 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
Mon, December 12
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Social Media Open Lab
Take this opportunity to connect on your various social networking platform like Google Hangouts / Plus, Facebook friends and family, Skype, Twitter, or any of the social media platform of your choice.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 2:30 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect Lab
PS 48
Adults,
50+,
Adults
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