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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
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Teen Resume/Job Assistance
Need help making your first resume? Need help searching for part-time employment? Make a reservation with us to get one-on-one assistance.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, April 21
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Email for Beginners
Need an email account? Learn how to sign up for a free email account, and how to send, reply, and forward messages and attachments.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Sat, April 21
@ 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? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, April 21
@ 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.. *Prerequisites: None
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Sat, April 21
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Social Media*
Using GOOGLE CS First and MIT Scratch during this 8-week coding program, you will connect with friends and family through your own digital creations! Use the computer to design social games, apps, and animations to share with friends, family and your community. Learn how you can use technology to be social and have fun! Ages 8-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants!***) ***NOTE: Registration is requred to particpate. Registration ends on Friday, March 9 at 4pm.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, April 21
@ 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
Sun, April 22
@ 1 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
Supervised Computer Time
Need extra time on the computer? Have questions about how to access or use certain Web sites? Want to learn how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, April 23
@ 9:15 a.m.
Canceled
Internet & Email
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginers
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, April 23
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word Ribbons Tools
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, April 23
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Aprenda a Usar el Teclado y Ratón.
Aprenda cómo usar el ratón de la computadora y practique sus habilidades con el teclado.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Mon, April 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Digital Devices
Android and Apple Basics
This course will cover some basic features of Apple and Android devices. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, April 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Ribbons Tools
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, April 23
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Advanced Excel | Charts
This class will cover how to customize charts to better visualize information, as well as the pros and cons of various chart types. Topics include: formatting charts, adding and customizing chart elements, and chart analysis tools.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, April 23
@ 12 noon
Canceled
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
Mon, April 23
@ 1 p.m.
Internet & Email
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.***
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, April 23
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
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.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Mon, April 23
@ 1:30 p.m.
Digital Devices
Android and Apple Basics
This course will cover some basic features of Apple and Android devices. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Mott Haven Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, April 23
@ 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? Or do you just need extra computer time? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, April 23
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
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, April 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint Ribbons Tools
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, April 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
Mon, April 23
@ 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
Mon, April 23
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, April 23
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Mon, April 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Internet & Email
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, April 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Teen Tech
Get and extra Laptop appointment to complete homework, update social media, practice coding or edit media projects. All New York Public Library programs are free of charge
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, April 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Tech Connect for Kids
Children learning different computer skills from library resources, the internet, microsoft word and many more.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 23
@ 3:45 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Mon, April 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
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, April 23
@ 5 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
Mon, April 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
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, April 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Intermediate MS Excel
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.***
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, April 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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. Prerequisite: MS Word 1
67th Street LibraryAdults
Tue, April 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, April 24
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
SimplyE Basics
We have a one stop shop for our ebooks. Overdrive and 3M books can now both be downloaded from the same app! Come in to find out how!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 2: Conditional Stat 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…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Illustrator 2 - Text Design
This class explores how to manipulate text in Illustrator and Photoshop, including topics on different methods of placing type, changing properties, converting type into shapes, and basic typography theory. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
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 at the Science Industry…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time - Tiempo Técnico 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!
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
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