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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
Mon, September 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, September 26
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word "Styles & Quick Parts"
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
Mon, September 26
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Ebooks for Kindle Fire
Did you know we have ebooks available for Amazon's Fire tablet? Come in and learn how to download our huge ebook collection to your Fire tab.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, September 26
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Excel 2010: Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using functions, data sorting/filtering and conditional formatting.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, September 26
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌電郵 (Gmail Basics)
如何使用谷歌電郵 (Chinese language only)
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, September 26
@ 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 get one-on-one assistance!
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, September 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010 "Charts and Pivot Charts"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. This class will focus on creating charts and pivot charts to analyze data in Excel.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Mon, September 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library Resources
Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, September 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, September 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word "Hyperlink & Bookmark"
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
Mon, September 26
@ 12 noon
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Excel: Advanced Formulas
This class is a deep dive into Excel's formulas and functions. Topics covered will include VLOOKUP, Logical Statements, String functions, and more.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, September 26
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Adult Tech Time
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). Mondays 11:00-12:00 and Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:30.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Mon, September 26
@ 2 p.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
Mon, September 26
@ 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
Mon, September 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
Mon, September 26
@ 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
Mon, September 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, September 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word - Mail Merge and Mailing Labels
Learn how to use Mail Merge in MS Word 2010 to create labels, envelops, documents.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 26
@ 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids Tech Time Special Edition: littleBits
littleBits is a platform of easy to use electronic building blocks that allow you to invent anything , from your own remote control car, to a small home device. The Bits snap together with magnets, no soldering, no wiring and no programming needed. Come join the fun! For 5th-8th graders.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 26
@ 4:30 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
Mon, September 26
@ 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
Mon, September 26
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Get one on one help to learn how to use the computer. 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
Mon, September 26
@ 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
Mon, September 26
@ 8:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
SimplyE Basics
We rolled out our new ereading app, SimplyE, this summer. Come in and learn how it works, how to download free ebooks and get started on our huge collection! For Apple iOS 7.0 or Android KitKat and newer ONLY. Kindle Fires do not have access to this app yet.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, September 27
@ 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, September 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Digital Media Basics
Uploading. Downloading. Streaming. Sharing. Get familiar with this terms while discussing new technologies that use them.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, September 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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, September 27
@ 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
Tue, September 27
@ 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
Tue, September 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. 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
Tue, September 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Tue, September 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, September 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. In this class you will also learn how to use the mouse and keyboard on a laptop. Have any unanswered questions related to computers that you would like help with?!?! Come get them answered.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Aguilar LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Aguilar LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Tue, September 27
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Mouse and Keyboard, Part 02
This is a continuation from Part 01 This hands-on computer class we will teach you to: What are a Mouse and a Keyboard? How do you use a Mouse? Why does a Mouse pointer take different shapes? Which keys are the most important on a Keyboard? What is the proper posture when using a computer? How are the Mouse and the Keyboard different on a laptop? Where can I practice using a Mouse and Keyboard?
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
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