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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, December 8
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Aprender a Usar el Ratón y el Teclado
Aprenda el uso de el teclado y el ratón.
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, December 8
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 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, December 8
@ 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,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 8
@ 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, December 8
@ 12 noon
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.
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 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, December 8
@ 12 noon
Microsoft Office 2010
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.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 8
@ 1 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, December 8
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 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, December 8
@ 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. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 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
Thu, December 8
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 3 p.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 various formatting options. Prerequisites: Mouse and Keyboarding Basics, Computer Basics
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 8
@ 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, December 8
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Code your story with Google CS First
Learn to code with Google CS First! We will learn to code using Scratch, and each participant will create thier own interactive game! Registration required! Maximum 10 participants, ages 8-12, 8-2hr sessions.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 8
@ 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, December 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Own Story with Google CS First*
Google CS First teaches children ages 8-14 how to code using Scratch. Continue learning with us in our 8 week series that will teach how to code their own animated stories! Please note that this program requires an 8 week commitment, as each week will build off of the last week's coding. Advance registration is required as space is limited. Registration can be done by phone or in person. (REGISTRATION IS CLOSED)
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, December 8
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 6:30 p.m.
Library Resources
Mango Languages: Learn Languages Online
Hola! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Konnichiwa! Dobryi den'! Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of more than 70 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program with a built-in recording option. Record your voice and compare your speech to the narrator’s to hear your progress.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 8 p.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 Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
安卓平板及手機入門 (Android Basics)
This class is taught in Mandarin Chinese only. 如何使用各種安卓作業系統的設備。
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, December 9
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
One on One Computer Sessions
Do you want to learn about computer? Do you want to be 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 Compter 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 10:00am - 12:30pm. Please register at the front desk for available time slots. The computer sessions are only 30…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, December 9
@ 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, December 9
@ 10:15 a.m.
TechConnect
Exploring Websites for the 50+
Explore websites of special interest to active older adults.
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, December 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 12 noon
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.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, December 9
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Find Your Next Great Read!
Discover resources to help you find books you'll love, including the NoveList and Books & Authors databases and NYPL's Staff Picks browse tool and booklists!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, December 9
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Email: Sending photos and videos
Learn about and practice including photos and videos in email messages. You will need to have an active email account to try this out. Feel free to bring a flash drive (USB memory stick) with pictures you would like to send.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, December 9
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 2 p.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 and / or print your resume. Register by phone or in person. 212-586-5098.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse; how to scroll, how to highlight words; and practice new skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
*Makey Makey Lab
Use our Makey Makey to play computer games using unusual objects or invent your own game controller. Ages 7+
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 9
@ 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
Sat, December 10
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
I Need a Doctor: Health Info Online
Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' credentials, hospital information, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diets, weight loss, nutrition and exercises, and how to evaluate these websites.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Sat, December 10
@ 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, December 10
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Storytelling*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your story with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 7-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Storytelling*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your story with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 7-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
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,
50+,
Adults
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