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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
Tue, August 22
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Google Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, August 22
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina 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, August 22
@ 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, August 22
@ 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, August 22
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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 and print previwing worksheets. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person one week before the class (August 15).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, August 22
@ 1:30 p.m.
Digital Devices
Protecting Your Privacy & Security for Mobile Devices
Come and learn all about the security features for mobile devices, also learn about techniques that you can use to secure yourself when using them. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).
Mott Haven Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, August 22
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Tue, August 22
@ 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? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Sheets
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, August 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, August 22
@ 3 p.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.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Protecting Your Privacy & Security Online
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
MS PowerPoint 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.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet/computer. Learn how to send text messages and download apps. Learn how to send an email, or use the mouse. Get help and advice on creating a resume or flyer as well.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 11 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.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 11 a.m.
Digital Devices
App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps, and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
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!
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
How to Use Lynda.com
Learn how to learn on Lynda! The Library has partnered with Lynda.com to offer FREE ACCESS to over 5,700 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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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, August 23
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Powerpoint
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include automating your slideshows, using transitions, adding a soundtrack, and much more. 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, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet/computer. Learn how to send text messages and download apps. Learn how to send an email, or use the mouse. Get help and advice on creating a resume or flyer as well.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 90 minute 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, August 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? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 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? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Twitter Basics
Do you tweet? Learn how to join the conversation by sharing photos, videos, and short messages with other users around the world.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Calendar_
Learn all about Google's Calendar, and how you can use it to organize your life.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 3 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+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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, August 23
@ 4 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
Wed, August 23
@ 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+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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 and print previewing worksheets.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 5 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft 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.
Baychester LibraryAdults
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