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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
Fri, October 20
@ 3:30 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
Fri, October 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games With Tynker
Design your own world with code Get familiar with game design and create your own game in this week gaming challenge.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 5:30 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, October 20
@ 6:30 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
Sat, October 21
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Email for Beginners
Need an email account? Learn how to sign up for a free email account, and how to send, reply, and forward messages and attachments.
Morrisania LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 21
@ 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, October 21
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Game Design*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your own video games with GOOGLE CS First using MIT Scratch! You will be able to design and program your own video games using code and computer science. Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and more! Ages 8-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants!***) ***NOTE: Registration is requred to particpate. Registration ends on Friday, October 27 at 4pm.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, October 21
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Excel for Beginners
This is a class for anyone who is new to Excel and would like to get started using the world's most popular spreadsheet application. Topics covered will include: Using and Understanding the Excel Interface, Data Entry, Selecting and Formatting Cells, Basic Formulas and Functions, and Inserting Charts. Skills Required: Must be able to use a mouse and keyboard Must be able to open programs and folders on a windows computer ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Sat, October 21
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Intermediate Excel
This class continues to build on Excel for Beginners to give students a solid foundation in Excel. Topics include: Absolute vs Relative Cell References, Errors, Freeze Panes, Conditional Formatting, Printing Spreadsheets, Filter, Sort, Remove Duplicates, and Autofill Skills Required: Be able to use a mouse and keyboard Open files and folders Enter Data Select and format cells Write a basic formula and function Copy and Paste ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minu…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Sat, October 21
@ 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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sun, October 22
@ 1 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
Mon, October 23
@ 9:15 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginers
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 9:30 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer Lab
De la Hoz Daycare Center
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet para principiantes.
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos del Internet.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌雲端硬碟 (Google Drive)
Chinese language only: 如何使用谷歌雲端影碟
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Adult & Senior Tech Open Lab
This free and fun class for adults and seniors interested in using computers. Through fun hands-on STEAM activities, students learn by playing with various technology.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 4 - Compositing
This class explores tools and techniques for compositing, the process of making multiple images look like a single composition. Topics include masks, selection techniques, blending modes, puppet warp, and alternative transform modes. 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…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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 formatting.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 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
Mon, October 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word | S.C.F.U. private session
Learn the basics 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 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
Mon, October 23
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies, and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile; finding LinkedIngroups to join; and using LinkedIn as part of your job search.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
Mon, October 23
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Computadoras Mac para Principiantes.
Aprender los conceptos básicos de la utilización de un ordenador Mac.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 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
Mon, October 23
@ 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
Mon, October 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS 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.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
Kids Coding Hour: Osmo, Gizmos and Gadgets & more
This free class is the perfect introduction to coding for kids. Through fun hands-on STEAM activities, students learn by playing with technology.
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Need extra computer time? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
St. Agnes LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games with Tynker
Participants learn to code in a fun and easy way using Tynker to create video games in a 6 week challenge. Prizes include a t-shirt and gift card. Snacks will be provided. Ages 12-15 To register please or 212-586-5098 or ask at the Children's desk!
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games with Tynker
Participants learn code in a fun and easy way using Tynker to create video games in a 6-week challenge. Prizes include a t-shirt and gift card. Snacks will be provided. Ages 10-18. Registration is required
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games with Tynker
Participants learn to code in a fun and easy way using Tynker to create video games in a 6 week challenge. Prizes include a t-shirt and gift card. Snacks will be provided. Ages 10 to 15.
High Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, October 23
@ 4 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
Mon, October 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab. Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
iPad Tips & Tricks
Do you want to get more out of your Apple device? Stuck in a rut with web browsing and Facebooking? There's a lot to do and we can show you.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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