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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:

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, January 25
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Adult Tech Time Wednesdays
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
Wed, January 25
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 1:30 p.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, January 25
@ 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
Wed, January 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Microsoft Word
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 25
@ 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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 25
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Video Game Design
Come and learn how to develop video games in this four week introduction to programming series using Stencyl. For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, January 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Publisher 2010 for Beginners
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 25
@ 5 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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.
Baychester LibraryAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 5:15 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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Word for Macs
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Google Maps
Need directions? Learn how to use Google Maps to navigate the world and find interesting places.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 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
Thu, January 26
@ 10 a.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
Thu, January 26
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Access 2010
Got a lot of data and need to make sense of it? Take this class on Microsoft Access 2010 and learn about how a relational database uses tables, queries, forms, and reports.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 26
@ 10 a.m.
Digital Devices
Ipad Basics Open Lab
Come and review all the topics discussed during our Ipad Basic classes. Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 10:30 a.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 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 18.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 10:30 a.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, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Need help with resume editing, sending emails, using the keyboard, how to navigate social media, etc...Come to the class and get assistance.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Drop-in Computer Help
Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11 a.m. (som…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech 1-on-1
Get 1-on-1 help with your technology! Tablet on the fritz? Need help connecting to the Web? Come in and bring your tech headache with you. Phones, tablets, laptops; we will help with all of them. No appointment or registration required. Come in for fast help.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 11 a.m.
Digital Devices
Ipad Basics Open Lab
Come and review all the topics discussed during our Ipad Basic classes. Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 11:30 a.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
Thu, January 26
@ 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, January 26
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Computer Basics / Computación Básica
Are you new to computers? We can help! Topics covered include parts of the computer, mouse movement, getting started with email and social media and more. Quieres aprender cómo usar una computadora? Podemos ayudar! Los temas cubiertos incluyen partes del movimiento ordenador, ratón de computadora, primeros pasos con el correo electrónico, y las redes sociales y más.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 12 noon
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Privacy and Security Online
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well as ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it..
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 26
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Disabled Adults Tech Time Thursdays
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
Thu, January 26
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, January 26
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Email Open Lab
Revisit some of the concepts of using your email accounts and work your way through practice exercise to help fortify your emailing skills.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Illustrator : Shape and Text Design
Learn more advanced methods of modifying shapes, create new kinds of fills with Gradients, Meshes, and Patterns, and explore Illustrator's powerful text tools. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 18.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, January 26
@ 2:30 p.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
Thu, January 26
@ 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
Thu, January 26
@ 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!* 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
Thu, January 26
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Google CS First Club: Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs. * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Try out Makey Makey Projects and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, January 26
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Music & Sound with Google CS First
Create your own digital music an dsounds! Use the computer to design your won music, create your own instruments and music videos, and learn how technology is used in the music industry! Registration required! Maximum 8 participants, ages 8-12, 8-2hr sessions.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, January 26
@ 3:30 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
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