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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
@ 10 a.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
@ 10 a.m.
Digital Devices
Android and Apple Basics
This course will cover some basic features of Apple and Android devices. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: 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. ***Patrons who arrive more than 10 minutes late to class 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, April 26
@ 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. Please Note: Must have basic computer knowledge
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 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
Thu, April 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Intermediate 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
Thu, April 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Fundamentos Basicos de Windows: Usando Archivos
Aprenda los conceptos básicos de la navegación de una PC con Windows 7.
Inwood LibraryAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech 1-on-1
If your gadgets are getting out of hand, your PCs are in the pits and your phones have run amok, come in for some free tech support. We'll answer questions about and help you with e-readers, tablets, laptops, and more.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Word for Beginners
We will get you started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Google Series: Google Maps
Learn how to get detailed maps and directions to get from one point to another, inclusing subway and bus directions.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Google Docs 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
@ 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
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab @ 125th Street Branch
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Need extra computer time? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply extra time or practice time on the computer.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
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
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