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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
Today
@ 8:30 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…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 9:30 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…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010: VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include creating Pivot Tables and using the VLOOKUP function.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 23
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Understanding Windows 10
Come and learn the in's and out's of using Windows 10 the latest Operating System on PC. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Mac for Beginners
Learn the fundamental tools to navigate around a Mac computer.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 23
@ 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
Thu, March 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
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, March 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab @ 125th Street Branch
Need some practice on the computer? Open Lab is free computer time to hone your computer skills and it does NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Every Thursday from 11am-12pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time on the computer.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 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, March 23
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Internet Para Principiantes
Una introducción a la Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por las páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Need help with resume editing, sending emails, using the keyboard, how to navigate social media, etc...Come to the class and get assistance.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 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, March 23
@ 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, March 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
Thu, March 23
@ 12 noon
Microsoft Office 2010
Protecting Your Privacy Online
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 12:30 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. Tuesdays at 11:30 and Thursdays at 12:30.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Thu, March 23
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Drive Apps
Do you wanna know? Google knows. Google knows who what when where how and why. So if you want to know ask google. Explore the depths, discover the amazing Google Apps.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Brushes and Digital Painting
Learn to use Photoshop’s powerful brush tools to create painting effects and digital art that range from the subtle to the chaotic.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 23
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Understanding Windows 10
Come and learn the in's and out's of using Windows 10 the latest Operating System on PC. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina 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, March 23
@ 1:15 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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 1:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010 "Picture Tools"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. This class will cover pictures and picture tools in Word.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Thu, March 23
@ 2 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 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
Thu, March 23
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, March 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? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 23
@ 2:30 p.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Docs
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, March 23
@ 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, March 23
@ 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 Hip Hop Scratch Lego WeDo 2.0 Ozobot
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 23
@ 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, March 23
@ 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, March 23
@ 5 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.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 23
@ 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, March 23
@ 5:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Find Your Database
An introduction to NYPL databases and basic search techniques. Learn different database access points through the NYPL, using Academic Search Premier and Reference USA as examples.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Beginner Powerpoint for Macs
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. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 6 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 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, March 23
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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