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.

 

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  • 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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126 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 AM
All About Computers
NOTE: This class is in-person at the Pelham Bay Library computer lab. There will be a 7 seat limit, and masks are optional but not required. Learn the basics of using Apple's iMovie app on iPad tablets. Class is conducted on iPads.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).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.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617). This event will take place in person at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Want to learn more about your family's history and origins? Sign up for this 2-hour class that will teach you how to navigate the Ancestry.com database so that you can learn more about your personal history! A library card is required to participate in this program.
Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
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
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Bronx Library Center. 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.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This class taught in Chinese only. || 本課程僅以中文授課。 Teach Basic computer skills -- 電腦基本概念以及操作方 You can email the branch chathamsquare@nypl.org in order to receive the link to participate. We will use Google Meet for the class. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before our event. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. || 您可以通過電子郵件chathamsquare@nypl.org 至 圖書館才能獲得參與的鏈接。 我們將在課程中使用Google Meet. 大約在活動開始前一天,該鏈接將通過電子郵件發送給您。 您需要一台具有音頻和/或…
OnlineAdults
Today
@ 5 PM
TechConnect
Are you used to using Microsoft Word and Excel, but don't like having to pay for them? Join the Charleston library this week as we discuss the numerous free features offered by Google. All you need is a Gmail account and you earn access to photo and document storage, easy document sharing, calendars, word processing, spreadsheets, and more! Learn how to create your own gmail account, create and share files and photos, and how to manage your account on computers, tablets, or your phone!
Charleston LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, May 20
@ 10 AM
Online
This event will take place online via Google Meet. Join the staff at Harry Belafonte 115th Library for Computer Basics: Open Lab virtually. Bring your technology questions for one-on-one assistance every other Friday in May. Registration required.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

50+,

Job Seekers
Fri, May 20
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library . Do you want to learn about the computers? Do you want to be a techie? Here is a list of possible one on one computer sessions you can inquire our staff about. Learn to type Learn to use the mouse Basic Computer Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel IPad Basic Internet And Many More Please come to our beginners one on one computer sessions on Mondays from 10am -12pm and Fridays from 10am-11:30.am Please r…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,

50+
Fri, May 20
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This program will take place in person. We’ll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the web! Learning about the Internet and What it Can be Used for. Everything you need to know
Eastchester LibraryAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople,

Immigrants
Fri, May 20
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Need computer help? Want to practice typing or using the mouse? Get support for any computer task or project.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers
Fri, May 20
@ 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+
Fri, May 20
@ 1 PM
Online
This event will be online only. Must register with a full name and valid email address. Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, 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 note that some people using older or less common email addresses have experienced issues with receiving emails from TechConnect.…
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training Center
Online Only
Adults
Fri, May 20
@ 2 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 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 Open Lab is not one-on-one assisistance, but library staff will be available…
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults,

50+
Sat, May 21
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Morrisania LibraryAdults,

50+
Sat, May 21
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Must register with a full name and valid email address. Learn how to mix in Pro Tools by adjusting levels, panning, routing through buses, and applying effects.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Sat, May 21
@ 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 explores photo retouching techniques and tools for filling in cracks, removing wrinkles, and fixing blemishes. Topics include Spot Healing Brush, Healing Brush, Clone Stamp, and Frequency Separation.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Sat, May 21
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
Get help with computers, the internet, expand your knowledge, or get help with a specific task or question. We're here to help! First come, first serve All programs are subject to change or cancellations.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults,

50+
Sat, May 21
@ 2:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).This class continues to explore photo retouching techniques, this time focusing on those used in recoloring photographs. Topics include masks, adjustment layers, frequency separation, and skin tone blending.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Sun, May 22
@ 1 PM
Supervised Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter or other computer programs and software? Patrons are welcome to use the lab and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, May 23
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, May 23
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL). This is a 2-part orientation. The Orientation 101 and 201 sequence is required for all new studio users. 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…
Mac LabAdults
Mon, May 23
@ 11 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 creating multiple Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, and Slicers, and combining them into one interactive worksheet that we call a Dashboard.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Mon, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
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 - Due to Social Distancing Requirements, This Program is Limited to Three Persons.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,

50+
Mon, May 23
@ 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+
Mon, May 23
@ 1:15 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+
Mon, May 23
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center. Learn the basics of HTML and CSS to create a simple web page.
PC LabAdults
Mon, May 23
@ 2:15 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+
Mon, May 23
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
iMovie is a free video creation software available on Mac platforms. Learn how to navigate the software and get started making your own videos with this beginner-friendly video editing software. *Please note that some people using older or less common email addresses have experienced issues with receiving emails from TechConnect. Using a Gmail account will prevent this in most instances.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Mon, May 23
@ 4 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615). This is a 2-hour class introducing the online Computer Assisted Design (CAD) services of Tinkercad and 3D print service Shapeways. This class will focus on getting used to working on 3D workplanes, controlling the environment using the mouse, and using shapes to create objects ready for 3D printing.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Mon, May 23
@ 4:30 PM
Supervised Lab
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 24
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL). 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. We'll cover: The "mixing" and post-production workflow What you sho…
Mac LabAdults
Tue, May 24
@ 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 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.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Tue, May 24
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
Need computer help? Want to practice typing or using the mouse? Get support for any computer task or project.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers
Tue, May 24
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event is online only. Must register with a valid email address. You will receive an email 2 hours before the class starts with the link to join the virtual class. *Please note that some people using older or less common email addresses have experienced issues with receiving emails from TechConnect. Using a Gmail account will prevent this in most instances To be part of the class you need a basic understanding of HTML and CSS. CSS Grid is a CSS layout module that allows you to define tw…
OnlineAdults
Tue, May 24
@ 1 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, May 24
@ 2 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+
Wed, May 25
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
Must register with a full name and valid email address. Learn how to upload, organize, and share files online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform. *Must have an active Gmail account to participate hands on*
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults