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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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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Have a new phone or tablet? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
67th Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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 Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360 Photoshop CS6 | 3D Text Logo
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 6:15 p.m.
TechConnect
iPad入門教學 (iPad Basics)
This class is taught in Mandarin Chinese only. iPad的基本概念以及操作方法
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Fri, January 19
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
iPad入門教學 (iPad Basics)
This class taught in Mandarin Chinese only. iPad的基本概念以及操作方法
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Fri, January 19
@ 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, January 19
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume, and/or cover letter. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
Fri, January 19
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a librarian for a 30-45 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new email account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list of your questions and get them answered. E-reader, tablet and smartphone users welcomed. By appointment only. Appointments are not limited to Fridays. Please call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, January 19
@ 1 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, January 19
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies, and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile; finding LinkedIngroups to join; and using LinkedIn as part of your job search.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
Fri, January 19
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include using transitions and animations.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, January 19
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Coding and Tech for Teens*
Want to try some coding and win a prize? Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us. Ages 12-18.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Little Bits Playshop*
Calling all inventors, makers, and future engineers! Come build something amazing during an all-new program series introducing the Little Bits electronic building blocks. Little Bits empowers kids to build, prototype, and invent with easy-to-use magnetic blocks that snap together to make simple circuits. Dive into electronic building fun and grow STEM skills, too! This program is recommended for kids ages 8-12
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 19
@ 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, January 20
@ 10 a.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.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Sat, January 20
@ 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, January 20
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
3D Printing Mini Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of 3-D printing, giving you the information you need to get started in this exciting new technology—no personal printer required. We will cover information on the tools, software, and services that make up the 3-D printing ecosystem and use an easy-to-learn application to customize a 3-D printed product.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Sat, January 20
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
One-on-one Tech Help With Digital Grandparents
OLDER ADULTS CAN LEARN ABOUT COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET WHETHER YOU WISH TO BE INTRODUCED TO COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET, ARE SEEKING TO EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE OR GET HELP WITH A SPECIFIC TASK OR QUESTION WE CAN HELP! Individual tutoring and assistance FOR OLDER ADULTS (50+) Contact St. Agnes Library (212-621-0619) or Pamela Katz (518-260-4461) for more information
St. Agnes Library50+,
Adults
Sat, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Basic Digital Photography Workshop
Come learn to use the manual settings on your camera, and how to use aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and white balance settings to create professional quality images.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 9:15 a.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. Prerequisites: Basic mouse, keyboarding, and computer skills.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
iPad入門教學 (iPad Basics)
This class taught in Mandarin Chinese only. iPad的基本概念以及操作方法
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010 : Tables and Mail Merge
Learn the advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include creating and formatting tables, performing mathematical task in tables and executing mail merges.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010 : Tables and Mail Merge
Learn the advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include creating and formatting tables, performing mathematical task in tables and executing mail merges.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10:30 a.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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create Your Own Website With Google Sites
Learn how to make your own website for free using Google Sites. Add links, images, videos, and more to create your own piece of the web.
Columbus Library, Computer Lab
Outside Patio
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
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. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
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. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Programming Fundamentals with Python, Part 2
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. You must have attended the first session in order to attend the second. You MUST be comfortable using a computer in order to code, especially typing. We highly recommend being able to type at least 20 words per minute. You can test yourself here:…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Descarga de eBooks de NYPL.
Los libros electrónicos, libros en audio, música digital y vídeo - todos disponibles a través de la página web de NYPL! Aprenda a aprovechar el libre acceso a los nuevos medios desde la comodidad de su propia casa.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 2 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
Mon, January 22
@ 2 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
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.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 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
Mon, January 22
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during Open Lab.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Complex Formulas
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 7: String Functions, Data Scrubbing, and Goal Seek
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. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 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
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