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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
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics for 50+
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 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
@ 1 p.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.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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
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
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Story Coding Club*
Each club is once a week and one hour long. This Google CS First program gives children early exposure to computer science. Friday, December 1st 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 15th 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 29th 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sat, December 16
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Morrisania LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 16
@ 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 16
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn 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 10AM - 12PM, the second from 1PM - 3PM, with a one hour 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, especially typing. We…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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 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
Sat, December 16
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Game Design*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your own video games with GOOGLE CS First using MIT Scratch! You will be able to design and program your own video games using code and computer science. Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and more! Ages 8-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants!***) ***NOTE: Registration is requred to particpate. Registration ends on Friday, October 27 at 4pm.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, December 16
@ 11 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. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 11:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
Sat, December 16
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn 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 10AM - 12PM, the second from 1PM - 3PM, with a one hour 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, especially typing. We…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Illustrator 3 - Illustration
This class explores the many ways to draw and trace in Adobe Illustrator, including using brushes, the Blob Brush, Live Trace, and Live Paint. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** 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 in the Science, Industry…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Sat, December 16
@ 2 p.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. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 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, December 16
@ 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Sat, December 16
@ 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Mon, December 18
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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 and/or print your resume.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 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…
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌電郵 (Gmail Basics)
Class taught in Chinese Language only. 如何使用谷歌電郵
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 4 - Compositing
This class explores tools and techniques for compositing, the process of making multiple images look like a single composition. Topics include masks, selection techniques, blending modes, puppet warp, and alternative transform modes. 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 the Science Industry…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 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 at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 10:30 a.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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Mon, December 18
@ 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 18
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 11:30 a.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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Mon, December 18
@ 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, December 18
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 7: Importing Data, String Functions, and Goal Seek
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…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 18
@ 1:15 p.m.
TechConnect
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Guía de Compras para Computadoras, 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…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 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 18
@ 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
Mon, December 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, December 18
@ 3 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
Mon, December 18
@ 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
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