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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
@ 9:15 a.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. Prerequisite: MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Holiday eCard
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Comprando en Internet
Aprenda a protegerse cuando compra en línea, así como los servicios que están disponibles y cómo sacar el máximo provecho de ellos.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 6: Lookup Functions
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.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 at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
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.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Skype & Video Chatting
Learn all about Skype's popular platform for video chatting on nearly any internet-connected device. Participants who wish to create a Skype account must have an active email address.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word | Holiday Calendar
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Programming Fundamentals with Python, Part 1
Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class will cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. Note that this is a two-part class, with Part 1 and Part 2, with a two-hour session for each part. You MUST be comfortable using a computer in order to code, especially typing. We highly recommend being able to type at least 20 words per minute. You can test yourself here: http://ty…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Comprando en Internet
Aprenda a protegerse cuando compra en línea, así como los servicios que están disponibles y cómo sacar el máximo provecho de ellos.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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
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
@ 3 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 stude…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
All About Computers
Sedgwick Tech Talks
We want to hear from you. Come in and talk to the tech professionals regarding adult technology programs you would like to see at your Sedgwick Library.
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Need extra computer time? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids Tec Time*
Get Techy! Come explore with us some new cool technology like makey makey and LittleBits and much more!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 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
@ 4 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…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 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+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Today
@ 4:30 p.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.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book 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 wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Canceled
All About Computers
Parent & Child Code Challenge: Tech Activities
Participants will experience fun and educational activities withing the technology arena. During this class parents and children learn, build, and explore together.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Today
@ 5:45 p.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. 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
Tue, December 12
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
NYPL EBooks for Kindle
You can check Library eBooks out on your Kindles! Come learn how with our free hands-on class. Kindle Fires and wi-fi ereaders only.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 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, December 12
@ 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…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Guía de Compras para Computadoras y Celulares y Tabletas: Concepto Básico y Inteligentes.
Aprender sobre el hardware y el software antes de comprar una computadora. Aprenda sobre los planes y cómo funciona todo el proceso de compra de teléfonos celulares. Aprenda la diferencia entre teléfonos inteligentes, para determinar cuál es su mejor opción. Con todas las tabletas por ahí, es difícil saber cuál de ellos debe recibir. Aprenda a determinar cuál tableta es la mejor opción para usted. Esta clase cubrirá algunas de las características básicas y las especificaciones de los dispositivo…
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.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 stude…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Shopping Online
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 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, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Online Learning with Lynda.com
Learn how to learn on Lynda! The Library has partnered with Lynda.com to offer FREE ACCESS to over 3,000 courses. This class will cover the basics of how to access the website for FREE! You will have time to explore the site and begin your self-paced learning journey. MUST BRING YOUR LIBRARY CARD AND YOUR 4 DIGIT PIN CODE. MUST BRING A PAIR OF HEADPHONES TO CLASS.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Programming Fundamentals with Python -*PLEASE READ CLASS DESCRIPTION*
Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class will cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. Note that this is a two-part class, the first session will be from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, the second from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm, with a 30 minute lunch break between. You must attend the first session in order to attend the second. You MUST be comfortable using a computer in order to code…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
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