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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504 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 PM
Canceled
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. This class covers the basics of using HTML to create a simple web page. 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
Today
@ 2:30 PM
Postponed
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Morris Park Library. Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow. Limited space. For ages 18 and up. Register by phone or in person. Registration opens on March 18th.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 4 PM
Canceled
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. 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. 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
Mon, April 15
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library . Do you want to learn about computers? Come join our beginners one-on-one computer sessions on Mondays and Fridays from 10am-12:30pm (unless specified otherwise). Please register a day in advance via phone call or visiting the library's front desk for available time slots. There are no walk-ins for day of time slots. The computer sessions are only 30 minutes. Available Time Slot Options (call or visit library for available times):…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, April 15
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn the ins and outs of iPads, iPhones, and the iOS operating system. This class will cover the differences between iPads & iPhones, how to use finger gestures, common applications, and more.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults
Mon, April 15
@ 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 get started with creative coding in Processing, a sketchbook software designed to create visual art with programming. This will cover the fundamentals on how to setup, and draw to create simple sketches on the screen.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Mon, April 15
@ 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+
Mon, April 15
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Come and learn about the internet and how to use it to find information online using search engines and different websites.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, April 15
@ 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. First come, First Served. No Registration Required.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Mon, April 15
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Chatham Square Library in the Community Room. 本課程在Chatham Square圖書館community room 現場授課 This class is taught in Chinese only || 本課程僅以中文授課。 Immerse yourself in the world of computers and unlock a range of essential digital tools in this hands-on class! Gain a comprehensive understanding of computer systems, file management, and cloud platforms. Master key computer applications such as email, Microsoft Office, and Google Suite. By the end of this cl…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, April 15
@ 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+
Mon, April 15
@ 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+
Mon, April 15
@ 12:30 PM
TechConnect
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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Mon, April 15
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617). Learn how to code in Processing, a sketchbook software designed to create visual art with programming. This class will continue to cover the basics of coding, and will focus on how to make your sketches interactive.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Mon, April 15
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
For the month of April, our TechConnect series will focus on all of the great amenities Google offers its account holders, ranging from the Google Suite to creating a website. These classes are IN-PERSON and don't require advanced registration; however, space is limited to five (5) participants and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Class will be cancelled if no students arrive by 1:15pm. Monday, April 1: Getting More out of Google Monday, April 8: Introduction to Google Drive & Doc…
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Mon, April 15
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at George Bruce Library. Do you have technolgy questions? Drop by the libray between 2 and 3 p.m. No appointments needed -- first come, first served! The following are examples of topics with which we can help: Resume and Cover Letter Review 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 Getting the most out…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, April 15
@ 2:30 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
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
TechConnect
This event is online only. || 本活動僅限線上參與。 This event is in Mandarin only. || 本課程僅以中文授課。 Must register with a valid email address. || 必須使用有效的電子郵件地址進行註冊。 Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them. 繼續閱讀以了解在網上購物時如何保護自己,以及可用的服務和如何充分利用它們。 You will receive an email 11am on the day of the class with the virtual class link. 您將在課程當日上午11點收到一封電子郵件,其中包含虛擬課程的連結。…
Chatham Square Library
Online
Adults
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
Online
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a full name and valid email address. Learn how and when to use Adobe Premiere Pro's editing tools to improve your video editing workflow. This class is part of the media & production classes offered at studio40. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3EClkVk You will receive an email the day of the class with the link to join the virtual class. *Please note that some people using older or less common email addresses have experien…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online
Adults
Mon, April 15
@ 3 PM
TechConnect
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. This program will be held in the Computer Lab (3rd Floor). Sessions dates: Monday, April 15, 3PM Monday, April 29, 3PM Registration is required - Sign-up sheet is available at the Information Desk (2nd Floor) .
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Mon, April 15
@ 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 who want to hack it.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Tue, April 16
@ 10:30 AM
Online
This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a full name and valid email address. Logic Pro 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. This class is p…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Online
Adults
Tue, April 16
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This program will take place at the Jerome Park library community room. Learn how you can use MyChart to access your medical information online in this hands-on telehealth class! Topics covered will include: navigating MyChart, eCheck-In and virtual doctor’s visits, scheduling appointments, and finding a new care provider. You do not need a MyChart account to participate in this class.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, April 16
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Seward Park Library in the Community Room. Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments. We will also mention the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and how you can learn more about this discounted internet opportunity.
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, April 16
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in the Computer Classroom at the 58th Street Library. 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.
58th Street Library, Computer Classroom (not wheelchair accessible)
Computer Classroom
Adults
Tue, April 16
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Study your choice of 71 available languages using NYPL's online learning Mango languages. Learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive learning tools. Library card as well as some mouse and keyboard skills required.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers
Tue, April 16
@ 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+
Tue, April 16
@ 12 PM
Online
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 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
Tue, April 16
@ 12 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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, April 16
@ 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 Library, Computer roomAdults,

50+
Tue, April 16
@ 12:30 PM
Online
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address.This class covers how to use conditional logic in formulas and functions, allowing you to create formulas that act differently in different circumstances. Topics covered include: IF statements, nested IF statements, AND & OR logic functions. This class is part of our Excel Genius class series. To learn more, visit: bit.ly/3KBj04g 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
Tue, April 16
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
On the first three Tuesdays, we're going back to the tech basics. First Tuesday of the Month: Learning How to Type & Use a Mouse Second Tuesday of the Month: Creating a Gmail Account & Email Basics Third Tuesday of the Month: Internet Basics Registration is not required, but class is limited to first FIVE (5) walk-ins. If no participants show up by 1:15pm, class will be cancelled. *As always, programs are subject to cancellation and/or changes*
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Tue, April 16
@ 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
Tue, April 16
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in the Computer Classroom of the 58th Street Library. Understanding how to work with files and folders is an important part of using your computer. In this class, you will learn about file structure, copy and deleting files, portable storage, and cloud storage.
58th Street Library, Computer Classroom (not wheelchair accessible)
Computer Classroom
Adults
Tue, April 16
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
An introduction to Google Drive’s functionality, and three most commonly used tools: Sheets, Docs, and Slides. A Google account is required, but no experience necessary!
Allerton LibraryAdults,

50+
Tue, April 16
@ 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, April 16
@ 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
Tue, April 16
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, April 17
@ 10 AM
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, April 17
@ 10:30 AM
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