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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
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint Transitions, Animations & More
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Illustrator 2 - Text Design
This class explores how to manipulate text in Illustrator and Photoshop, including topics on different methods of placing type, changing properties, converting type into shapes, and basic typography theory. ***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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Internet & Email
Google Drive
Learn how to use the cloud storage available for FREE with your Gmail account and how to store your digital files. MUST have an active GMAIL account.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
Kids Tech Time. Children get to experience new tech gadgets by trying it out for themselves. Come play with our Spheros, Legos, Osmos, Ozobots, Ipads and more.... All at the library for Free!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Internet & Email
How to Use Lynda
Learn how to learn on Lynda! The Library has partnered with Lynda.com to offer FREE ACCESS to over 5,000 online 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Finding a Job Online Tips & Tricks
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.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Watch Movies for Free (Kanopy)
Kanopy is a free video streaming service. Learn how to access a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films. Please bring your library card and 4 digit pin code. Headphones are encouraged, but not necessary to participate.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 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
Thu, May 24
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic orientation to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. This class is taught on Apple desktop computers.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills. Please Note: Must have basic computer knowledge
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
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. 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 and Business Library, Bronx Library Center, or Columbus Library. Class Requirements: Al…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
Supervised Lab
Supervised Computer Time
Do you need to setup an email account? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? ? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet para principiantes.
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos del Internet.
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech 1-on-1
If your gadgets are getting out of hand, your PCs are in the pits and your phones have run amok, come in for some free tech support. We'll answer questions about and help you with e-readers, tablets, laptops, and more.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Word for Beginners
We will get you started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
COMPUTER LAB
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so please…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Microsoft Powerpoint 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.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Google Series: Sheets
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 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
Thu, May 24
@ 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
Thu, May 24
@ 1 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab @ 125th Street Branch
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Need extra computer time? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply extra time or practice time on the computer.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 24
@ 2 p.m.
Internet & Email
Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Photoshop: Tech Time
Use Photoshop to manipulate and create images. In this class you will learn how to use layers, filters, layer styles and selections tools. Every week is a different educational and engaging Photoshop activity.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
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
Thu, May 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Genius Class 1: Logic 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,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Slides
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 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 in your devices and technology questions and get assistance! *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
Kids Tech Time. Children get to experience new tech gadgets by trying it out for themselves. Come play with our Spheros, Legos, Osmos, Ozobots, Ipads and more.... All at the library for Free!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Tinker Club!
This free class is the perfect introduction to coding, circuitry, and robotics for kids. Through fun hands-on STEAM activities, students learn by playing with technology.
Columbus Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 24
@ 4 p.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 3 - Brushes
This class explores Photoshop’s digital painting toolset, creating everything from realistic oil paints to chaotic effects. Topics include brushes, brush customization, brush tip creation, and the mixer brush. Class Requirements: This class assumes completion of Photoshop for Beginners, or a familiarity of the material covered in this class.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
Supervised Lab
Supervised Computer Time
Do you need to setup an email account? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? ? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to use them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 6 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab.
Need to practice Photoshop or Illustrator? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is an 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 provided in this s…
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 6:15 p.m.
TechConnect
雲端服務教程 (Connecting to the Cloud)
This class is taught in Mandarin Chinese only. 雲端服務已成為個人在工作或娛樂所依賴的重要服務 學會開用社群媒體應用來記錄自己生活的點滴,同時分享給我們的親朋好友
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Thu, May 24
@ 7 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab.
Need to practice Photoshop or Illustrator? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is an 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 provided in this s…
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Fri, May 25
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
iPad入門教學 (iPad Basics)
This class taught in Mandarin Chinese only. iPad的基本概念以及操作方法
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
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