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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
Thu, April 26
@ 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, April 26
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time - Tiempo Técnico 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!
Inwood LibraryAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 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, April 26
@ 1 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 only. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Thu, April 26
@ 2 p.m.
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, April 26
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Sheets for Beginners
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, April 26
@ 2 p.m.
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, April 26
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create documents using Microsoft Word 2010.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 26
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
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.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 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! *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 26
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
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.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 26
@ 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, April 26
@ 4 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 orientation to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 26
@ 4 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, April 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
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!
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Evening Tea and Movies: 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. A voucher for a free cup of tea will be given upon the conclusion of class along with the opportunity to check…
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 5 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, April 26
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
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!
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 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, April 26
@ 6:15 p.m.
TechConnect
圖片編輯 (Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR)
Chinese Language Only: 學習使用PIXLR在綫圖片編輯網站
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 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, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
One on One Computer Sessions
Do you want to learn about the computer? Do you want to be a 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 Computer 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 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Please register at the front desk for available time slots. The computer sessions are…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance unctions to keep it running smoothly. The prerequisite of this class is Mouse & Keyboarding Basics.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Online Banking
Thinking about trying online banking. Try this class first. Learn how to check your balance, view account details, pay a bill and more online! You will also learn about some of the latest banking technologies like depositing checks using your smartphone. * Skill prerequisites: Computer Basics*
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Fri, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the Web.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
One on One Computer Sessions
Do you want to learn about the computer? Do you want to be a 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 Computer 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 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Please register at the front desk for available time slots. The computer sessions are…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 27
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab Day
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions to receive individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Please see front desk to sign up for an available date and time.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Fri, April 27
@ 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
Fri, April 27
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a librarian for a 30-45 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new email account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list of your questions and get them answered. E-reader, tablet and smartphone users welcomed. By appointment only. Appointments are not limited to Fridays. Please call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, April 27
@ 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
Fri, April 27
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel 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…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 27
@ 2 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
Computers for Beginners
Interested in using computers but don't know where to start? Want to improve your typing and learn basic computer vocabulary and skills? Parkchester's Computers for Beginners classes are for you! Fridays, 2:00-3:30pm
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 27
@ 2 p.m.
Internet & Email
Facebook Basics
Need some help navigating Facebook? Catch up with friends and family, share photos, and much more on the popular online social network.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Fri, April 27
@ 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? Or do you just need extra computer time? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Teen Resume/Job Assistance
Need help making your first resume? Need help searching for part-time employment? Make a reservation with us to get one-on-one assistance.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, April 28
@ 10 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.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Sat, April 28
@ 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? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, April 28
@ 10 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.. *Prerequisites: None
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Sat, April 28
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Social Media*
Using GOOGLE CS First and MIT Scratch during this 8-week coding program, you will connect with friends and family through your own digital creations! Use the computer to design social games, apps, and animations to share with friends, family and your community. Learn how you can use technology to be social and have fun! Ages 8-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants!***) ***NOTE: Registration is requred to particpate. Registration ends on Friday, March 9 at 4pm.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sun, April 29
@ 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
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