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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, May 4
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a writtn draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or prit your resume.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, May 4
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, May 4
@ 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
Thu, May 4
@ 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 get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, May 4
@ 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, May 4
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Friends with Google CS First
Work together. Create. Code. Create cool projects with a friend! Design and program your own two-player games, create animated stories, and imagine your future. Learn about how people change the world with computers. Grab a friend and sign up! You don’t need any experience with computers to sign up. Just bring your creativity and curiosity!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! This workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 4
@ 3:30 p.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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 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
Thu, May 4
@ 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)
Thu, May 4
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Kid Tech Time
Need extra computer time to do homework? Want to play a game? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Kid Tech Time every Thursday at 5pm. For ages 5-12
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Kid Tech Time
Tech time for kids. Learn about our electronic databases or get extra time on the computer.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Ten to Teen Tech Club*
Sharpen your technology skills and enjoy extra computer time at Ten to Teen Tech Club. Learn to code, get homework help, play games and more! This program is for kids and teens ages 10-14.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 4
@ 5:15 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
Thu, May 4
@ 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
Thu, May 4
@ 6:15 p.m.
TechConnect
雲端服務教程 (Connecting to the Cloud)
This class is taught in Mandarin Chinese only. 如何使用各種雲端服務
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Thu, May 4
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, May 5
@ 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, May 5
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌雲端影碟 (Google Drive)
Chinese language only: 如何使用谷歌雲端影碟
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Fri, May 5
@ 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
Fri, May 5
@ 12 noon
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help with your eBooks? Bring your technology questions to our Free one-on-one computer help sessions. No appointment is necessary!
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Fri, May 5
@ 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, May 5
@ 1 p.m.
Library Resources
Tech Help Fridays
Get started with borrowing ebooks on your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader. Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Drop by the table near the front door with your device to get one-on-one help!
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, May 5
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
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
Sat, May 6
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
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 various formatting options.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Sat, May 6
@ 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, May 6
@ 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
Sat, May 6
@ 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Sat, May 6
@ 2:30 p.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
Sun, May 7
@ 10:30 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. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Mon, May 8
@ 9:15 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes. Prerequisite: MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, May 8
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab | Job Application Assistance
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
Mon, May 8
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
儲存及恢復數據 (Saving and Recovering Data)
如何恢復移動硬盤上的數據還有備份電腦上的數據
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, May 8
@ 10 a.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 st…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, May 8
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Drive/Docs & Your Security
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs. Learn how to use them effieciently and safely.
Melrose LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, May 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Columbus Library, Computer Lab
P.S. 19, 780 Post Avenue, SI NY
Adults
Mon, May 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab | Tablet Assistance
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
Mon, May 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Understanding Windows 10
Come and learn the ins and outs of using Windows 10 the latest Operating System on PC. (BYOD) Bring Your Own Device.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, May 8
@ 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
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