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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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  • Learn about Project_<code>,  a 10 week program for those who want a FREE introduction to coding. 

 

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, November 25
@ 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,
50+,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 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
Mon, November 27
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
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
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint Beginners for Mac
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Android Q & A
A basic primer to using Android devices of all stripes. We will help you navigate your device, explore the system settings and more!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, November 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Aprende un idioma con Mango
Aprende un idioma con Mango Languages un recurso de NYPL​​. En esta clase, usted será capaz de aprender vocabulario, la pronunciación, la gramática y la cultura del langauge de su elección mediante divertidas e interactivas estrategias. Tarjeta de la biblioteca, número de pin y auriculares son necesarios para esta clase.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 10 a.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
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 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, November 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Open Lab
Come and create some sample programs using Microsoft Word, putting what you learned to the test. You can also ask questions and receive one-on-one help.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive, part 2
Learn how to create, share, and collaborate on documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform. *Must have an active Gmail account for hands-on participation.*
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Mon, November 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 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, November 27
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Compra en Linea
En esta clase vamos aprender a como comprar en linea de manera facil y sencilla.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Blogging
Do you have a story to tell? Have you heard of blogging but wondered how to get started? Take this class to explore the world of blogging and the blogosphere. At the end of the class, you will have an opportunity to create a blog! Bring your creativity to class!!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, November 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
Mon, November 27
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 2: Conditional Stat 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…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Aprende un idioma con Mango
Aprende un idioma con Mango Languages un recurso de NYPL​​. En esta clase, usted será capaz de aprender vocabulario, la pronunciación, la gramática y la cultura del langauge de su elección mediante divertidas e interactivas estrategias. Tarjeta de la biblioteca, número de pin y auriculares son necesarios para esta clase.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
OneDrive
Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Microsoft's cloud storage and web app platform.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 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
Mon, November 27
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Beginners for Mac
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, November 27
@ 2:30 p.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 at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4 : Tables and Data Validation
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…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 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
Mon, November 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids Coding with Google CS First*
Join us for this 8 week program of Coding for Kids with Google CS First, program designed to give children early exposure to computer science. For Ages 7-12.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Fun with littleBits
Come and create your own inventions using littleBits™. LittlelBits™ are electronic building blocks operated by circuits. All materials will be provided. No registration required, but limit of 8. Ages 8 and up.
Seward Park Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 4 p.m.
All About Computers
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during Open Lab.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Mon, November 27
@ 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, November 27
@ 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
Mon, November 27
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during Open Lab.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Mon, November 27
@ 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, November 28
@ 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, November 28
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Email Basics
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4: Tables and Data Validation
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…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4 : Tables and Data Validation
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…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, November 28
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Everything You Need to Know About Your Smartphone/Tablet
Bring your smartphone/iPhone or tablet/iPad and learn everything from settings, taking and editing pictures, apps and more.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
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 11am - 1pm, the second from 2pm-4pm, 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.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
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. 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 and Business Library, Bronx Library Center, or Columbus Library. Class Requirements: Al…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, November 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Ongoing
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Forms
Learn how to create, edit and share online forms and collect data using Google's ever-evolving software.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
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