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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
Thu, August 24
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Payroll Spreadsheet | Part 1
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 10 a.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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 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.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 10:30 a.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 in the Mid Manhattan Library Mac Lab, Bronx Librar…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 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
Thu, August 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Aprender a Usar el Ratón y el Teclado
Aprenda el uso de el teclado y el ratón.
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 11 a.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. ***Patrons who arrive more than 10 minutes after class starts will not be admitted*** 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Clone of Computacion Privadas
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet, obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail o aprender como usar tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, o Nook, puede llamar a la biblioteca y preguntar por Caroline. Para las clases privadas tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases duran una hora. Tenemos clases privadas por la mañana y por la tarde. Elija la hora y el dia que usted quiere tomar las clases privadas. Las clases que ofrecemos de computación en español son:…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Payroll Spreadsheet | Part 2
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Open Lab Day
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Thu, August 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, August 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, August 24
@ 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, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop 1: Photo Retouching Part 1
This class explores photo retouching techniques and tools for filling in cracks, removing wrinkles, and fixing blemishes. Topics include Spot Healing Brush, Healing Brush, Clone Stamp, and Frequency Separation. 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 in the Mid Manhattan Library Mac Lab, Bronx Libra…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Powerpoint 2010 Open Lab
Come and ask whatever questions you have about using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010, complete exercises, etc.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 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? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Payroll Spreadsheet | Part 3
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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. ***Patrons who arrive more than 10 minutes after class starts will not be admitted*** 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 in the Mid Manhattan Libr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading, streaming, and converting music, videos, images and more! This class covers various services, software, and techniques for getting the most out of your favorite media.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Blogging for Beginners
Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress or other popular blogging platforms.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Thu, August 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!* 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, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
Kid Coding Hour
In these one-hour sessions, we will be introducing kids to Coding and Engineering through play and discovery. We will be introducing: Little Bits Makey Makey Osmo Scratch Lego WeDo 2.0
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 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, August 24
@ 4 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, August 24
@ 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 RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 5:45 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
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 Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 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, August 24
@ 6:45 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Fri, August 25
@ 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, August 25
@ 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, August 25
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners
Blogging for Beginners Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress or other popular blogging platforms. *Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active email Account*
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 25
@ 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, August 25
@ 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, August 25
@ 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, August 25
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Blogging for Beginners
Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress. No registration required.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Google Apps Working for You Series: Planning an Event
In this four-session course, students will learn to use Google Apps by addressing real-world problems and scenarios. In this series, students will plan an event using an assortment of Google Apps, including Sheets, Gmail, Calendar and Docs. Friday, August 4 Select and Research an Event/Plan with a Spreadsheet 1 PM - 3 PM Friday, August 11 Communicate with Gmail and Calendar 1 PM - 3 PM Friday, August 18 Create a Logo and Flyer for Advertising 1 PM -…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 25
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Makey Makey Lab*
Use our Makey Makey to play computer games using unusual objects or invent your own game controller. Ages 7+
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
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