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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
Fri, May 25
@ 2 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
Computers for Beginners
Interested in using computers but don't know where to start? Want to improve your typing and learn basic computer vocabulary and skills? Parkchester's Computers for Beginners classes are for you! Fridays, 2:00-3:30pm
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, May 25
@ 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, May 26
@ 11 a.m.
Internet & Email
Correo Electronico
En esta clase vamos aprender a mander correo electronico de una manera facil y sencilla.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
Mon, May 28
@ 10 a.m.
Canceled
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
Mon, May 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Photoshop: Tech Time
Use Photoshop to manipulate and create images. In this class you will learn how to use layers, filters, layer styles and selections tools. Every week is a different educational and engaging Photoshop activity.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, May 28
@ 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, May 28
@ 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, May 28
@ 4:30 p.m.
Canceled
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 6: Lookup 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…
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 29
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, May 29
@ 10 a.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 and/or print your resume.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 29
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Everything You Need to Know About Your Smartphone/Tablet
Bring your smartphone/iPhone or tablet/iPad and learn everything from settings, taking and editing pictures, apps and more.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 29
@ 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, May 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Correo Electronico Para Principiantes.
Aprenda cómo funciona el correo electrónico, suscribirse a una cuenta de correo electrónico gratuito, y aprender sobre el envío, respuesta y reenvío de mensajes.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, May 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Online Learning with Lynda.com
Learn how to learn on Lynda! The Library has partnered with Lynda.com to offer FREE ACCESS to over 3,000 courses. This class will cover the basics of how to access the website for FREE! You will have time to explore the site and begin your self-paced learning journey. MUST BRING YOUR LIBRARY CARD AND YOUR 4 DIGIT PIN CODE. MUST BRING A PAIR OF HEADPHONES TO CLASS.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
Supervised Lab
Supervised Computer Time
Do you need to setup an email account? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? ? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 29
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Help @ 125th Street Branch
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Not sure know how to cut and paste? Curious about social networking? Bring your beginning level technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Every Tuesday starting at 11AM Pre-registration by phone or in person is required.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, May 29
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Have tech questions? Trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram?? Get some assistance! Come and learn about all this including popular software applications—such as, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents. Tablet, smartphone and e-reader help also available. No Registration Required Age Group: Adults
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 29
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Finding a Job Online | Application Assistance
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
Tue, May 29
@ 12 noon
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! *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 29
@ 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
Tue, May 29
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 29
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 29
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Photoshop: Tech Time
Use Photoshop to manipulate and create images. In this class you will learn how to use layers, filters, layer styles and selections tools. Every week is a different educational and engaging Photoshop activity.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 29
@ 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
Tue, May 29
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Word for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include: entering and editing text, saving files, and various formatting options. This is a comprehensive course, so please make sure you can attend all sessions. Call 212-289-0908 to register. Tuesdays, 3-5 PM May 8 May 15 May 22 May 29
96th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 29
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
Kids Tech Time. Children get to experience new tech gadgets by trying it out for themselves. Come play with our Spheros, Legos, Osmos, Ozobots, Ipads and more.... All at the library for Free!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 29
@ 4 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include automating your slideshows, using transitions, adding a soundtrack, and much more.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Online Learning with Lynda.com
Learn how to learn on Lynda! The Library has partnered with Lynda.com to offer FREE ACCESS to over 3,000 courses. This class will cover the basics of how to access the website for FREE! You will have time to explore the site and begin your self-paced learning journey. MUST BRING YOUR LIBRARY CARD AND YOUR 4 DIGIT PIN CODE. MUST BRING A PAIR OF HEADPHONES TO CLASS.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 29
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, May 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Create a Website with WordPress
Create and publish your own free website using WordPress.com. Learn the basics of adding pages, text and images, and customizing your design!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, May 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Photoshop: Tech Time
Use Photoshop to manipulate and create images. In this class you will learn how to use layers, filters, layer styles and selections tools. Every week is a different educational and engaging Photoshop activity.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, May 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
Supervised Lab
Supervised Computer Time
Do you need to setup an email account? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? ? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, May 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Open Lab
Need extra computer time to work on a resume, send some emails, or practice a newly learned computer skill? Get extra computer time and one-on-one assistance at our open lab.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, May 30
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Correo Electronico Para Principiantes.
Aprenda cómo funciona el correo electrónico, suscribirse a una cuenta de correo electrónico gratuito, y aprender sobre el envío, respuesta y reenvío de mensajes.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, May 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
Wed, May 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Photoshop CS 6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class, you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, May 30
@ 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, May 30
@ 12 noon
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
Wed, May 30
@ 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, May 30
@ 12 noon
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
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