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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
@ 9:30 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
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
TechConnect
Kids' Coding Club: Google CS First
Like playing computer games? Ever dream of building your own? Then, join our Google CS First Coding Club for Kids! We will use the MIT Scratch Program and Google CS First to create various projects.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Help @ 125th Street Branch
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Not sure know how to cut and paste? Curious about social networking? Bring your beginning level technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Every Tuesday from 11:00am - 12:30pm Pre-registration by phone or in person is required.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 11 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
Today
@ 11:15 a.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 get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Disabled Adults Tech Time Tuesdays
Daybreak Independent Services Inc. is committed to developing and providing an integrated comprehensive system of services for adults with a wide range of Developmental Disabilities. Laptop tech time for Daybreak participants. Tuesdays at 11:30 and Thursdays at 12:30.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Today
@ 12 noon
Microsoft Office 2010
Intermediate Excel
This class continues to build on Excel for Beginners to give students a solid foundation in Excel. Topics include: Absolute vs Relative Cell References, Errors, Freeze Panes, Conditional Formatting, Printing Spreadsheets, Filter, Sort, Remove Duplicates, and Autofill Skills Required: Be able to use a mouse and keyboard Open files and folders Enter Data Select and format cells Write a basic formula and function Copy and Paste
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? bring in your devices and technology questions and get assistance!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
@ 12:15 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 get one-on-one assistance!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy & Security in Windows 10
Come and learn all about the security features embedded in Windows 10, also learn about techniques that you can use to secure yourself when using the OS. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
Mott Haven Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab with Appointments
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered in 20 minute appointments from 1 PM to 3 PM. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person one week before the class (April 18).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour: Get Started with E-Books
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's E-Book Help Hour. 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 with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your perso…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Transitions & Animations
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy & Security
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Prezi: A New Way to Present
Learn how to use Prezi, a cloud-based software, to create presentations. Topics include creating and editing frames, inserting images and videos, and running your presentations.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Computer Maintenance and Safety
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Today
@ 4 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.
TechConnect
Teen Tech/Homework Help
Laptop service for teens Do you need extra computer time? Come to teen tech time and use a laptop computer. Also, learn about websites that can help you with your studies. Just sign up at the information desk on Tuesdays.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Looking for something to do after school? Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it all together. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited - Call 212-340-0925 on weekdays, 2:30 - 8PM to register in advanc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5:30 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
Wed, April 26
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Intermediate MS Excel
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, April 26
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive: part 2
Learn how to create, edit and collaborate on documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform. *Must have an active Gmail account to participate hands-on.*
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, April 26
@ 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
Wed, April 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Maps
Discover Google Maps, where you can search for maps, discover new places in an area, get directions, and see what places look like in real life (StreetView).
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, April 26
@ 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
Wed, April 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet/computer. Learn how to send text messages and download apps. 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
Wed, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform.
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech Connect - Basic Computers
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Wed, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Facebook
Facebook es una de la redes sociales mas conocidas, vamos aprender como buscar la familiare y amigas ademas vamos tambien aprende todo lo que debe saber hacer su privacidad en facebook.
Hunts Point Library
Wed, April 26
@ 12 noon
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy and Security - Protegiendo su Privacidad y Seguridad (Espanol)
Este curso nos muestra lo importante que es mantenernos seguro cuando proveemos nuestra información en Internet así también como mantener nuestra computadora segura de piratas cibernéticos.
High Bridge LibraryAdults
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