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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!

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, October 3
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Finding a Job Online | S.C.F.U. private session
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 10 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 st…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 10 a.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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 4
@ 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
Wed, October 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Finding a Job Online: Search Tips & Tricks
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
Wed, October 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
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.
Tottenville LibraryAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Protecting Your Privacy and Security.
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well as ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it..
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 11 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, October 4
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 7: Strings, Goal Seek, and Data Scrubbing
Class 7 : String Functions, Goal Seek, and Data Scrubbing This class will cover how to use functions to modify strings, how to import and scrub data, and how to use goal seek to solve common problems. We will then bring together all of the skills from previous classes to work on real world projects. Skills required: Must have taken Excel Genius Classes 1-6, or understand all topics covered in those courses.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 11:30 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
Wed, October 4
@ 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
Wed, October 4
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Adult Tech Time Wednesdays
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)
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 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, October 4
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 4
@ 1 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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 4
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 4
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Job Search Open Lab
Free computer lab time for job search and online job application submission.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 3 : Charts and Sparklines
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 st…
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
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
Wed, October 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 5: Pivot Tables
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…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Simple Formulas
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
Wed, October 4
@ 3 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 4
@ 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
Wed, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
Intermediate Photoshop: Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to clean up and modify digital images. Learn how to minimize blemishes, use the clone stamp tool, alter backgrounds, recolor images, and more.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 4
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Own Music & Sound with Google CS First*
Make. Code. Music. Create your own digital music and sounds! Learn to code while designing your own music, creating your own instruments and music videos, and discovering how technology is used in the music industry! No previous coding experience is necessary, but children should have basic computer skills such as mouse clicking. Please note that this is an 8 week program meeting every Wednesday from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Advance registration is required as space is extremely limited. Please call 212-…
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren
Wed, October 4
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get assistance in our supervised computer lab. Practice your skills in a variety of programs.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 4
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 3 : Charts and Sparklines
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. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** While we recom…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, October 5
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Thu, October 5
@ 10 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…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 5
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Photoshop Open Lab (THIS IS NOT A CLASS, FOR PRACTICING)
Took a Photoshop 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! Only 10 Library Computers available. Bring your own computer with Photoshop if possible!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Thu, October 5
@ 10:30 a.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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, October 5
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn Programming Fundamentals with Python -*PLEASE READ CLASS DESCRIPTION*
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, the first session will be from 11am - 1pm, the second from 2pm-4pm, with a one hour lunch break between. You must attend the first session in order to attend the second. You MUST be comfortable using a computer in order to code, especially typing.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, October 5
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet Para Principiantes
Una introducción a la Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por las páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 5
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Microsoft Word 2010
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 5
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech 1-on-1
If your gadgets are getting out of hand, your PCs are in the pits and your phones have run amok, come in for some free tech support. We'll answer questions about and help you with e-readers, tablets, laptops, and more.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 5
@ 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, October 5
@ 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
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