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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
Tue, January 5
@ 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, January 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint "Photo Album"
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
Tue, January 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing. Prerequisites: Computer Basics Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Como Guardar y Recuperar Datos
Aprenda a guardar los datos de las unidades flash y otros dispositivos. Así como la forma de recuperar los datos que podrían haberse perdido.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you? Take this immersive class.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 3 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.
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, January 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Windows 10 Basics (Lecture and Demonstration)
An introduction to common Windows 10 tasks, such as changing PC settings, customizing tiles on the start menu and switching apps. Learn about charms, the control panel and how to get the start panel back.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Tablets and E-Readers
Discuss the pros and cons of different Tablets and E-Readers for enjoying your material in your day-to-day lives.
67th Street LibraryAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 5 p.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sessions are first come, first serve. Please arrive by 6:10 p.m. What to bring: Your eReading Devise (all devices) Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC ... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows' PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 8 p.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Excel for Macs
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabTeachers
Wed, January 6
@ 10 a.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you. Take this immersive class.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Word " Back to Basics"
Learn the fundamental features and tools of Microsoft Word 2010,. Topics include the ribbon, entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Countee Cullen Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 6
@ 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!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
How'd You Do That?... Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Apps for Tablets
Learn how to find apps, review apps, and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab Wednesdays
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics for the 50+
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 6
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Do you need extra time to complete an assignment or do research? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help signing up for Facebook or creating an email? Bring your technology questions and get assistance!
West Farms LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Downloading NYPL e-Books
Learn how to download FREE library e-Books and audiobooks on to your iPad devices all through the library website. *iPad users must know their Apple iTunes account to download OverDrive Media Console app from the App Store and register with Adobe. *Users must have their own iPad device and a library card to begin downloading books.
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, January 6
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Supervised 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 12 noon
Canceled
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Need help with your eBooks? Bring your technology questions to our Free one-on-one computer help sessions. No appointment is necessary!
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 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. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, January 6
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Assisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 6
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
iPad Settings and Features
Confused about the settings on your iPad? Come to this class to learn about backups, file transfers, updating, and other parts of the iOS system. Class is conducted in English with translation to Cantonese and Mandarin. Following the tutorial, bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 6
@ 1 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 your resume.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, January 6
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Adult Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to electrify your Facebook page? Watch YouTube videos? Want private quiet time to use the computer, Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. No library card required, and you can make five free prints (during tech time only). Mondays - 11:00 am - 12 Noon Wednesdays - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Como Usar el Raton y Teclado
Aprenda como usar el ratón, lo que es un clic y adquiera abilidades usando el teclado.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
What is follow us on twitter? Learn how to share photos, videos and short messages with other users around the world. See what your favorite people around the world are doing!
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to sen and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Teen Tech Time
Teens, come and get the opportunity to explore technology and learn something new about some of the websites and apps you already use in your everyday life!
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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