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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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  • 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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Thu, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy & Security in Windows 10
Come and learn all about the security features embedded in Windows 10, also learn about techniques that you can use to secure yourself when using the OS. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 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. 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, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Fundamentos Basicos de Windows 7
Aprenda los conceptos básicos de la navegación de una PC con Windows 7.
Inwood LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Clases de computacion privadas
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail. O desea ayuda con tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, Nook.Puede llamar a la biblioteca de Hunt’s Point Library y preguntar por Caroline, para las clase privada tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases son por una hora solamente Tenemos clases privada en la mañana y en la tarde.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 27
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
iPad Settings
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad settings. Learn the hardware, some of the features, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 12 noon
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Online Application How to: Applying for Unemployment
Learn how to use the NYC Department of Labor website effectively to get information, file a claim for unemplyment insurance, and explore all that the site has to offer.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 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, April 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
Thu, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Access 2010
Got a lot of data and need to make sense of it? Take this class on Microsoft Access 2010 and learn about how a relational database uses tables, queries, forms, and reports.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 27
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy & Security in Windows 10
Come and learn all about the security features embedded in Windows 10, also learn about techniques that you can use to secure yourself when using the OS. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 2 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 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, April 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
Thu, April 27
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Mac for Beginners
An introduction to common Mac features and common tasks.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer Hardware
Learn about the insides of a computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Create with Makey Makeys
Do you want to play a keyboard that you drew yourself with pencil? Interested in playing PacMan with play-doh controls? Come try Makey Makeys, circuit building kits for kids. STRICTLY ages 7-12. Very limited availabilty. First-come, first-served.
67th Street LibraryChildren
Thu, April 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Looking for something to do after school? Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it all together. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited - Call 212-340-0925 on weekdays, 2:30 - 8PM to register in advanc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 27
@ 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, April 27
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Ten to Teen Tech Club*
Sharpen your technology skills and enjoy extra computer time at Ten to Teen Tech Club. Learn to code, get homework help, play games and more! This program is for kids and teens ages 10-14.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 27
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Kid Tech Time
Tech time for kids. Learn about our electronic databases or get extra time on the computer.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 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 LibraryChildren
Thu, April 27
@ 5:30 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 This Class is taught on MAC Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 6 p.m.
All About Computers
Learn to Use a Mouse and keyboard
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse; how to scroll, how to highlight words; and practice new skills. Learn how to use type using a computer keyboard or practice your keyboard skills.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 6 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop and Illustrator Open Lab (THIS IS NOT A CLASS, FOR PRACTICING)
Took a Photoshop or Illustrator class and need to practice? Need some help cleaning up an old photo? Bring your Photoshop or Illustrator questions and get individualized assistance in the open lab!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 6:15 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading, streaming, and converting music, videos, images and more! This class covers various services, software, and techniques for getting the most out of your favorite media. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 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, April 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
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