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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
Fri, June 23
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
數碼圖片編輯 (Photoshop CS6 Basics)
This class is conducted in Mandarin Chinese only. Photoshop圖片編輯軟件入門課。基本功能及操作法。
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Fri, June 23
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance unctions to keep it running smoothly. The prerequisite of this class is Mouse & Keyboarding Basics.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, June 23
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Twitter
Do you tweet? Learn how to join the conversation by sharing photos, videos, and short messages with other users around the world. *Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active email Account.*
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, June 23
@ 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
Fri, June 23
@ 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, June 23
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a librarian for a 30-45 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new email account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list of your questions and get them answered. E-reader, tablet and smartphone users welcomed. By appointment only. Appointments are not limited to Fridays. Please call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, June 23
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius: Lookup Functions
Excel Genius is a 7 class sequence of classes that aims to help students learn Excel at a professional level and learn to “think” in Excel, translating real world problems into practice. The course is designed to pick up after Excel for Beginners and Intermediate Excel, so students should complete those courses before starting. The classes can be taken in any order, but we do recommend that students complete the classes in order. Attendance at a single location is not necessary, so stud…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, June 23
@ 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, June 23
@ 1 p.m.
Library Resources
Tech Help Fridays
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. Drop by the table near the front door with your device to get one-on-one help!
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, June 23
@ 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, Search for artists, song titles, albums, music genres, create playlists, get the latest releases. NOTE: This is a hands-on class, please bring your NYPL Librar…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Teachers
Fri, June 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
*Little Bits Playshop
Calling all inventors, makers, and future engineers! Come build something amazing during an all-new program series introducing the Little Bits electronic building blocks. Little Bits empowers kids to build, prototype, and invent with easy-to-use magnetic blocks that snap together to make simple circuits. Dive into electronic building fun and grow STEM skills, too! This program is recommended for kids ages 8-12.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 23
@ 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
Fri, June 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Fri, June 23
@ 6:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, June 24
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Email for Beginners
Need an email account? Learn how to sign up for a free email account, and how to send, reply, and forward messages and attachments.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Sat, June 24
@ 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, June 24
@ 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, June 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Adobe 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 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 18.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, June 24
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Circuits Circus*
Join us for hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning using LittleBits and Makey Makey. This program will engage, empower, and encourage young creators to work together, while they gain technical problem solving skills in a fun and innovative way. Beginners welcome! Ages 8 - 14
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, June 24
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Illustrator : Shape and Text Design
Learn more advanced methods of modifying shapes, create new kinds of fills with Gradients, Meshes, and Patterns, and explore Illustrator's powerful text tools. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 18.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, June 24
@ 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 LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, June 24
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, June 25
@ 1 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
Mon, June 26
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold , click, and move the mouse; also learn and practice your keyboarding skills. Prerequisites: None
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 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, June 26
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 6: VLOOKUP and INDEX/MATCH
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, June 26
@ 10 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Email for Beginners
Need an email account? Learn how to sign up for a free email account, and how to send, reply, and forward messages and attachments. *Prerequisites: Computer Basics and Computer Basics*
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, June 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create Your Own Website With Google Sites
Learn how to make your own website for free using Google Sites. Add links, images, videos, and more to create your own piece of the web.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how to use it.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 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, June 26
@ 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, June 26
@ 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, June 26
@ 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, June 26
@ 1 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…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 1 p.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, June 26
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Lynda.com
Access over 3,000 courses in web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business for free. Track your course progress, create playlists of potential coursework, and keep course notes. You will need your Library card and PIN to sign into Lynda.com during class.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Fundamentos Basico de Windows 7
Aprenda los conceptos básicos de la navegación de una PC con Windows 7.
Washington Heights Library
Educational Alliance
Adults
Mon, June 26
@ 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
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