NYPL TechConnect Classes

 

The New York Public Library's TechConnect program TechConnect Logohelps adults develop confidence in their computer skills and grow more comfortable in today's digital world.

TechConnect offers more than 100 technology classes, both online and in-person, at libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Islandall absolutely free!

From learning the basics of how to use a computer to coding to digital media production, there is a class for everyone. Topics range from beginner to advanced level, including series-based programs for those who want more in-depth knowledge. Classes are offered in multiple languages. 

These programs and initiatives are part of the Library’s overall commitment to our branch patrons and education programs, led by the Merryl and James Tisch Director of Branch Libraries and Education. Major support for educational programming is provided by Merryl H. and James S. Tisch.

NYPL TechConnect is made possible thanks to the generous support of Arthur W. Koenig, The JPB Foundation, Apple Education, Accenture, and by NYC Connected Communities, a program of the New York City Office of Technology and Innovation.

 

  • Learn more about TechConnect.

  • Visit our content site to access class handouts, watch our YouTube tutorials, find out what's new, and much more!

  • Check out Project_<code>,  our 12-week front-end web development program for those who want a FREE introduction to coding or Develop in Swift to create your own mobile app!

  • Explore studio40, a recording studio and creative space outfitted with state-of-the-art media equipment and software.

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495 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. Learn how to use the rapid-prototyping, easy-to-use online design tool, Figma, in this hands-on class! This class will cover the basics of creating simple designs in Figma and how you can use Figma as a UI or UX designer. You may join the class session using this link: https://nypl.zoom.us/j/87013594205?pwd=Tzc2dFBRSVhubHhTS2tSZCtXdzB0dz09 You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class wit…
58th Street Library, Computer Classroom (not wheelchair accessible)
Online Only
Adults
Today
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Seward Park Library in the Community Room. Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning 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.
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 3 PM
All About Computers
This event will take place in-person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need help accessing the internet or any of NYPL's online resources? Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the internet access they need for work, school, healthcare, and more. Join us at this workshop to ask questions about the ACP and get help with verifying your eligibility and registering for the program.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Seward Park Library in the Community Room. Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning 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.
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 4 PM
Online
This event is online only. You can join this class session using the following link: https://nypl.zoom.us/j/86169644287?pwd=MitPSk5XVnI2WkowOHROMytTaEhwQT09 Must register with a valid email address. Learn what MIDI is and how you can record, edit, and export MIDI tracks in Pro Tools, the industry leading digital audio workstation for music production. Software will be provided in our computer lab. This class is part of the media & production classes offered at studio40. To lea…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Wed, February 28
@ 10 AM
Canceled
NYPL en Español
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you have technology questions? Drop by the computer lab between 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm. 30-Minute Interval Slots: 10am-10:30am 10:30am-11:00am 11:00am-11:30am 11:30am-12pm 12pm-12:30pm 12:30pm-1pm 3pm-3:30pm 3:30pm-4pm No appointment is needed -- Same Day Sign up sheet will be on first floor circulation desk. ****First come, First served - 30-minute sessions per slot**** ****If you arrive between th…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617). Logic Pro X is a professional grade software for songwriting, music production, mixing, and more. In this class we'll learn about the process of blending multiple audio tracks into a cohesive "mix", explore valuable audio effects like EQ, compression, and reverb, and discuss how to develop an ear for mixing music like an audio engineer. Software will be provided in our computer lab. Thi…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Wed, February 28
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn how to read and write to files in Python. We will also learn how to work more efficiently with CSV file using Python's CSV module.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 10:30 AM
Canceled
NYPL en Español
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you have technology questions? Drop by the computer lab between 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm. 30-Minute Interval Slots: 10am-10:30am 10:30am-11:00am 11:00am-11:30am 11:30am-12pm 12pm-12:30pm 12:30pm-1pm 3pm-3:30pm 3:30pm-4pm No appointment is needed -- Same Day Sign up sheet will be on first floor circulation desk. ****First come, First served - 30-minute sessions per slot**** ****If you arrive between th…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
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, February 28
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. This class will cover the most popular lookup method in Excel, VLOOKUP, which used to search for and retrieve information in datasets, and work with the results. This class is part of our Excel Genius class series. To learn more, visit: bit.ly/3KBj04g
Chatham Square Library
Online
Adults
Wed, February 28
@ 11 AM
NYPL en Español
Este evento se llevará a cabo en persona en la Biblioteca Van Cortlandt. ¿Necesitas ayuda en cómo usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+
Wed, February 28
@ 11 AM
Canceled
NYPL en Español
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you have technology questions? Drop by the computer lab between 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm. 30-Minute Interval Slots: 10am-10:30am 10:30am-11:00am 11:00am-11:30am 11:30am-12pm 12pm-12:30pm 12:30pm-1pm 3pm-3:30pm 3:30pm-4pm No appointment is needed -- Same Day Sign up sheet will be on first floor circulation desk. ****First come, First served - 30-minute sessions per slot**** ****If you arrive between th…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 11:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 11:30 AM
TechConnect
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 11:30 AM
Canceled
NYPL en Español
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you have technology questions? Drop by the computer lab between 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm. 30-Minute Interval Slots: 10am-10:30am 10:30am-11:00am 11:00am-11:30am 11:30am-12pm 12pm-12:30pm 12:30pm-1pm 3pm-3:30pm 3:30pm-4pm No appointment is needed -- Same Day Sign up sheet will be on first floor circulation desk. ****First come, First served - 30-minute sessions per slot**** ****If you arrive between th…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 12 PM
Canceled
NYPL en Español
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you have technology questions? Drop by the computer lab between 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm. 30-Minute Interval Slots: 10am-10:30am 10:30am-11:00am 11:00am-11:30am 11:30am-12pm 12pm-12:30pm 12:30pm-1pm 3pm-3:30pm 3:30pm-4pm No appointment is needed -- Same Day Sign up sheet will be on first floor circulation desk. ****First come, First served - 30-minute sessions per slot**** ****If you arrive between th…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Wakefield Library. Interested in using computers but don't know where to start? Want to learn basic keyboarding? Then this is the class for you! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and REGISTRATION OPENS ONE WEEK PRIOR TO CLASS - This Program is Limited to Five Persons.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,

50+
Wed, February 28
@ 12:30 PM
TechConnect
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 LinkedIn Learning 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.
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 12:30 PM
Canceled
NYPL en Español
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you have technology questions? Drop by the computer lab between 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm. 30-Minute Interval Slots: 10am-10:30am 10:30am-11:00am 11:00am-11:30am 11:30am-12pm 12pm-12:30pm 12:30pm-1pm 3pm-3:30pm 3:30pm-4pm No appointment is needed -- Same Day Sign up sheet will be on first floor circulation desk. ****First come, First served - 30-minute sessions per slot**** ****If you arrive between th…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Bloomingdale Library. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tech tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive their personal attention and instruction.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. Learn how to read and write basic SQL queries and explore various SQL statements that can be used to retrieve data from a database. We will create an account with the data workspace query.me for this class. While you do not need any experience with SQL to attend this class, you should be proficient with using a computer and a web browser. You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the virtual cla…
Chatham Square Library
Online
Adults
Wed, February 28
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
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 LinkedIn Learning 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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 2 PM
NYPL en Español
Este evento se llevará a cabo en persona en el Bronx Library Center (Salon C-33). Se sirve en orden de llegada. Aprende sobre los distintos tipos y componentes de computadoras, incluyendo la terminología informática básica, una descripción general de los sistemas operativos y las aplicaciones de software populares.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 3 PM
Canceled
NYPL en Español
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you have technology questions? Drop by the computer lab between 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm. 30-Minute Interval Slots: 10am-10:30am 10:30am-11:00am 11:00am-11:30am 11:30am-12pm 12pm-12:30pm 12:30pm-1pm 3pm-3:30pm 3:30pm-4pm No appointment is needed -- Same Day Sign up sheet will be on first floor circulation desk. ****First come, First served - 30-minute sessions per slot**** ****If you arrive between th…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. Create your own website using Google Sites. Learn how to use templates to create a site or create a site from scratch. You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the virtual class link.
Chatham Square Library
Online
Adults
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
Learn how to read and write to files in Python. We will also learn how to work more efficiently with CSV file using Python's CSV module.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 PM
Canceled
NYPL en Español
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you have technology questions? Drop by the computer lab between 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm. 30-Minute Interval Slots: 10am-10:30am 10:30am-11:00am 11:00am-11:30am 11:30am-12pm 12pm-12:30pm 12:30pm-1pm 3pm-3:30pm 3:30pm-4pm No appointment is needed -- Same Day Sign up sheet will be on first floor circulation desk. ****First come, First served - 30-minute sessions per slot**** ****If you arrive between th…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 4 PM
Internet & Email
Get a quick-start introduction to Facebook. Get a quick-start introduction to Facebook. In this course, I will answer nearly every question you might have about using this popular social network, including how to find friends and family, share status updates, and set up events—also how to build an account from scratch, personalize your profile, and find and join groups. Plus, manage your photo albums, adjust important security settings, and use Facebook.
OnlineAdults,

50+
Wed, February 28
@ 6 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617). Studio40 is a free public recording studio available for patrons of the New York Public Library. In this two-part course, you’ll learn more about Studio40 resources and how to get the most out of your recording sessions. We’ll cover studio best practices, how to safely use the equipment available in our studio, and the practical skills you need to run a successful soundcheck and recordi…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab 617
Adults
Thu, February 29
@ 10:30 AM
All About Computers
NOTE: This class is in-person, with a 7-seat limit. Do you wanna know? Google knows. Google knows who what when where how and why. Learn how to use the powerful search engine, and many of the apps that come with your free account. Explore the depths, discover the amazing.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, February 29
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. You may join the class session using this link: https://nypl.zoom.us/j/85382609716?pwd=cGFzVHV0TGJZbjdvV2QzbE9PMGZXQT09 Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class. *Please…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only
Adults
Thu, February 29
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Need help with ebooks? Tablet on the fritz? Or just need a quick turn on a computer without an appointment? Drop by for some tech TLC, courtesy of your friendly neighborhood librarians.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, February 29
@ 12:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address.Discover how to create professional graphics for social media, presentations, business cards, and more using this free online platform!You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the virtual class link.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only via Zoom
Adults
Thu, February 29
@ 12:30 PM
TechConnect
This class covers how to take the basic logic from Class 1 and use it to create functions that process data based on conditions. Topics include SUMIF/AVERAGEIF/COUNTIF and SUMIFS/AVERAGEIFS/COUNTIFS. This class is part of our Excel Genius class series. To learn more, visit: bit.ly/3KBj04g
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Thu, February 29
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Mulberry Street Library in the Community Room. Learn how to create documents, apply formatting, and to save and share your work using Microsoft Word. No prior experience with Microsoft Word is required to take this class. Please note that this branch does not currently have a public restroom.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Thu, February 29
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library. Need help understanding your Apple or Android devices? Then come by Van Cortland Library BYOD and enjoy.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants
Thu, February 29
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
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 LinkedIn Learning 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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Thu, February 29
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. You may join the class session using this link: https://nypl.zoom.us/j/87928939011?pwd=eWthZkpzeDN0d2NlcTdEMERVemNkZz09 Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class.…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online Only
Adults