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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
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 LibrarySchool 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
@ 4:30 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
@ 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
@ 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
Tue, October 24
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 10 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.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, October 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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 10:30 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.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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 your resume.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer Lab
YMCA
Adults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 5: Pivot Tables
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. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** While we recom…
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Help @ 125th Street Branch
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Not sure know how to cut and paste? Curious about social networking? Bring your beginning level technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Every Tuesday starting at 11AM Pre-registration by phone or in person is required.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Intermediate MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Google 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 12 noon
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
Tue, October 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
Tue, October 24
@ 12:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 2 - Photo Retouching part 2
This class continues to explore photo retouching techniques, this time focusing on those used in recoloring photographs. Topics include masks, adjustment layers, frequency separation, and skin tone blending. 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading, streaming, and converting music, video, images, and more! This class covers various services, software, and techniques for getting the most out of your favorite media. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person one week before the class (October 17).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Disabled Adults Tech Time Tuesdays
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 and Thursdays at 1:00.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Tue, October 24
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced MS Word 2010 "Tables"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. This class will cover tables and the tools that govern tables.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced MS Word 2010 Part 2
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 2 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
Tue, October 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
Tue, October 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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 in the Mid Manhattan Library…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010: Formulas
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. This class will focus on creating formulas in Excel spreadsheets.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 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
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Adult & Senior Tech Hour
This free and fun class for adults and seniors interested in using computers. Through fun hands-on technology activities, students learn by playing with various technology.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 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. Registration required!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 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 12-15 To register please or 212-586-5098 or ask at the Children's desk!
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Sheets
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
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
8 Week Computer Course
Laptop Basics - September 12 - 4:00 -6:00 pm Trackpad Practice Part 1 - September 19 - 4:00 -6:00 pm Trackpad Practice Part 2 - September 26 - 4:00 -6:00 pm Internet Basics - October 3 - 4:00 -6:00 pm Internet Searching - October 10 - 4:00 -6:00 pm Email Basics - October 17 - 4:00 -6:00 pm Email Basics 2 - October 24 - 4:00 -6:00 pm The Google Universe - October 31 - 4:00 -6:00 pm…
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
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