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. 

 

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, Apple Education, Accenture, and by NYC Connected Communities, a program of the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

 

  • 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. 

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

 

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574 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).This class will cover Pivot Tables, a powerful tool used to analyze relationships between data. We will cover setting up data for use in Pivot Tables, how to format results, filtering techniques, and interactive elements.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Do you have trouble with your e-mail? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need help with your e-mail or setting up an e-mail account? Do you need guidance on your new tablet or smartphone? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning or NYPL Career Services 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.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at The Soundview Library. Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at The Soundview Library. Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library. 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.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Join us at Eastchester Branch and learn about email, how to sign up for a free account, and send emails with attachments.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Do you have trouble with your e-mail? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need help with your e-mail or setting up an e-mail account? Do you need guidance on your new tablet or smartphone? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning or NYPL Career Services 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.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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 Three Persons.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 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 Three Persons.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 12:15 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 7 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
Digital drawing includes any artwork made on a digital device. From casual users to professional artists, anyone can create digital art! Digital drawing is more approachable now than ever. All you need to get started making digital art is an iPad, Apple Pencil, and Procreate. For the entire month of January, we'll be exploring the Procreate drawing programs on Apple iPads! Join us every Monday in January at 1pm & 5pm. No prior registration is required and walk-ins are always welcome…
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).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. This class requires a gmail account to use Google Colab, a browser based coding environment.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Most of the apps and websites that we interact with use web APIs to get their data. In this class, we are going to learn what web APIs are and how to use them in Python. We will also learn about JSON, a common data format that most web APIs use.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the second floor front desk or…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class.
Online OnlyAdults
Today
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).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.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 4 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615). 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.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 4:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. Create your own website using WordPress. Learn how to use templates to create a site or create a site from scratch. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class.
Online OnlyAdults
Today
@ 5 PM
TechConnect
Digital drawing includes any artwork made on a digital device. From casual users to professional artists, anyone can create digital art! Digital drawing is more approachable now than ever. All you need to get started making digital art is an iPad, Apple Pencil, and Procreate. For the entire month of January, we'll be exploring the Procreate drawing programs on Apple iPads! Join us every Monday in January at 1pm & 5pm. No prior registration is required and walk-ins are always welcome…
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Procreate is one of the world’s most popular digital drawing applications. Learn the basics of the interface and get started creating your own digital art in this hands-on class! iPads and Apple Pencils will be provided.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 6 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Continue learning how to extract data from a web page using Python. This class covers how to get around some of the defenses that websites put up to stop us from web scraping. Topics covered include changing the “user-agent” request header and using Selenium to automate browser interactions.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 6:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. This class will cover alternative lookup methods in Excel - LOOKUP and INDEX MATCH - and discuss the pros and cons of each. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class.
Online OnlyAdults
Tue, January 31
@ 4:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Tue, January 31
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615). Want to learn how to code but unsure of where to start? TechConnect’s 12-week Front-end Web Development course will teach you how to create dynamic web pages using HTML and CSS. If you’re more interested in learning how to code to develop mobile applications instead of websites, TechConnect also offers 12-week app development courses in Swift where you learn the fundamentals of building app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Learn how to mix in Pro Tools by adjusting levels, panning, routing through buses, and applying effects. Software will be provided in our computer lab. This class is part of the media & production classes offered at studio40. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3EClkVk
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Wakefield Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills. Please Note: MUST HAVE BASIC COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE. Registration required
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Tue, January 31
@ 11:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Tue, January 31
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615). Want to learn how to code but unsure of where to start? TechConnect’s 12-week Front-end Web Development course will teach you how to create dynamic web pages using HTML and CSS. If you’re more interested in learning how to code to develop mobile applications instead of websites, TechConnect also offers 12-week app development courses in Swift where you learn the fundamentals of building app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 12 PM
Online
This event will take place online via Zoom. 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. 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
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 12:15 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to type and use a mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 7 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books Getting the most out of the NYPL catalog The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, January 31
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Continue learning the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class continues to cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. This class requires a gmail account to use Google Colab, a browser based coding environment.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. 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. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class.
Online OnlyAdults
Tue, January 31
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need some help with CSS and HTML5? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning or NYPL Career Services 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
Tue, January 31
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
Learn how to create a dynamic slideshow presentation using advanced techniques within Microsoft Powerpoint. Topics include embedding external content, adding a theme, and using advanced formatting techniques. This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. 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)
Online
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615). Learn how you can use MyChart to access your medical information online in this hands-on telehealth class! Topics covered will include: updating your medications on file, requesting prescription refills, and viewing billing statements. You do not need a MyChart account to participate in this class.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 2:30 PM
Online
This event will take place online via Zoom. Continue learning the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class continues cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. 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
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 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+
Tue, January 31
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Come workshop your creative media projects with support from Studio40 staff and the community of Studio40 media-makers. Ask questions, experiment, share progress and inspiration, and use the Mac lab software to work on your projects in music, video, and podcast production, and more. Available hardware and software in the Lab: - Pro Tools - Logic Pro X - GarageBand - Ableton Live Standard - A…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Tue, January 31
@ 4:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. This class will cover Pivot Tables, a powerful tool used to analyze relationships between data. We will cover setting up data for use in Pivot Tables, how to format results, filtering techniques, and interactive elements. You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class.
Online OnlyAdults
Tue, January 31
@ 5 PM
TechConnect
Create your own website using WordPress. Learn how to use templates to create a site or create a site from scratch. This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. 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)
Online
Adults