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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
Fri, April 28
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 6:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word 2010 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.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 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, April 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library Resources
Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 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.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Getting the Most Out of the NYPL Catalog
Tour the newly redesigned NYPL homepage. Learn how to search for items, create a login, and manage your checked out items and holds. Browse book lists and recommendations for your next read. Please bring your library card and PIN number so that you can log in to your account.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Circuits Circus*
Join us for hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning using LittleBits and Makey Makey. This program will engage, empower, and encourage young creators to work together, while they gain technical problem solving skills in a fun and innovative way. Beginners welcome! Ages 8 - 14
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Circuits Circus*
Join us for hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning using LittleBits and Makey Makey. This program will engage, empower, and encourage young creators to work together, while they gain technical problem solving skills in a fun and innovative way. Beginners welcome! Ages 8 - 14
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, April 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand
Need to practice Photoshop, iMovie, or GarageBand? Have questions from a class? Working on a photo, video, or music project? Get one on one help. This Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn word processing basics in this hands-on workshop. Standard features like italics, bold, font, and pitch size will be covered as well as more complicated features such as copy and paste, etc . Being familiar with a keyboard, a mouse, and highlighting will help you keep up.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌雲端影碟 (Google Drive)
Chinese language only: 如何使用谷歌雲端影碟
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 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, May 1
@ 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 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, May 1
@ 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? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 2 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 get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Protecting Your Privacy & Security
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 4 p.m.
Digital Devices
iMovie on the iPad for Teens
Learn the basics of using Apple's iMovie app on iPad tablets. Class is conducted on iPads.
Columbus Library, Computer LabTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, May 1
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
Come and learn how to develop video games while you battle against other libraries in this six week introduction to programming series using Stencyl. Great prizes and snacks are available for all who participate! flyersize_coder_games_flyer_updated.pdf Please register at bit.ly/codergames or at the library.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, May 1
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
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, May 1
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Own Story with Google CS First*
Create your own digital stories, cartoons and animations! Learn to code while designing your own stories and discovering how technology is used in the tech 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 Monday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The program is designed for ages 9-14.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomChildren
Mon, May 1
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
I Need a Doctor: Health Info online
Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' credentials, hospital information, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diets, weight loss, nutrition and exercises, and how to evaluate these websites.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology
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, May 1
@ 6 p.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Word Press. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Legal Resources
A tour of consumer related print and non-print resources, including databases and websites, to get you started when looking for a legal professional, local government and other related information.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 8:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word 2010 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.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
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.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 2
@ 11 a.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 st…
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 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!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 2
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word 2010 for Beginners: Part 1
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. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person one week before the class (April 25).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 1:15 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour: Get Started with E-Books
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's E-Book Help Hour. 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 with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your perso…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 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 2
@ 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? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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