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  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. 

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

 

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 AM
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
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617). Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 11 AM
NYPL en Español
Este evento se llevará a cabo en persona en la biblioteca Van Cortlandt. Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11 AM
NYPL en Español
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Visit and ask us your PC and tech questions! We are available to provide technology support around issues such as connecting to WiFi on your personal device, creating a personal email account, accessing the virtual cloud, using social media, and more! ¡Esta sesión tendrá lugar en persona en la Biblioteca de Castle Hill! ¡Visítenos y pregúntenos sus dudas sobre PC y tecnología! Estamos disponibles para dar soporte tecnológico y…
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Today
@ 11 AM
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
@ 11:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Today
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Wakefield Library. Do you need some practice time on the computer? Then Open Computer Lab is free computer time for you to hone your computer skills! And Open Computer Hour will NOT count against your daily computer appointment. NB - Due to social distancing, this program is limited to three participants on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,

50+,

Families
Today
@ 12 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
@ 12 PM
Microsoft Office 2010
​ Sign up for an ORS Info & Testing Session! Looking to improve your skills for work, school, or business? Join TechConnect’s Office Readiness Series, a 12-week program where you build your foundation in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive. Graduates can become MOS certified for free. Virtual and in-person info sessions are offered through February 21 and are required to participate. Sign up today at tinyurl.com/ORSatNYPL.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).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
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
Learn about Google Sheets, Google’s free online spreadsheet based software. Explore creating spreadsheets as well as common spreadsheet functions, including sorting, filtering and other common data operations. Learn how to share your work and collaborate with others online. This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. Join Here: https://nypl.zoom.us/j/89957116036?pwd=dmg1djFrcnB5cm1EY3R4Ty9UVmplQT09 You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online
Adults
Today
@ 3 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
@ 3 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 instruction in a small group format (no more than two patrons per instructor) 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 60 minute…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,

50+
Today
@ 4 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Python has four built-in collections—data structures that can contain multiple instances of more basic data forms. Explore how you can use sets, tuples, lists and dictionaries to store, analyze, and manipulate data in Python.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 4:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at St.George Library 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 apps for iOS devices using Xcode. Click here to re…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Today
@ 5 PM
TechConnect
GarageBand is a fully equipped creation studio that is free on Mac platforms. Learn how to navigate the software and get started making your own music with this beginner-friendly production suite.​ This class is part of the media & production classes offered at studio40. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3EClkVk This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. https://nypl.zoom.us/j/85371193752?pwd=Y0xiN3M3bEUvUmJzclRnanJnM2xEQT09 You will receive an…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online
Adults
Today
@ 6 PM
TechConnect
Sign up for an ORS Info & Testing Session! Looking to improve your skills for work, school, or business? Join TechConnect’s Office Readiness Series, a 12-week program where you build your foundation in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive. Graduates can become MOS certified for free. Virtual and in-person info sessions are offered through February 21 and are required to participate. Sign up today at tinyurl.com/ORSatNYPL. This event will take place online via Zoom.
OnlineAdults
Today
@ 6 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Learn how to get the most out of your data and make better decisions using Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA). This course covers the essential exploratory techniques for summarizing data. We will learn how to create and implement an EDA pipeline, explore available methods, and learn why, when, and how to apply them. Skill prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Python required Audience: Adults
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 7 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
Today
@ 7 PM
TechConnect
Get started producing your own digital music with this introductory session on Ableton Live. If you would like to follow along with the instructor, you can download a free trial of Ableton Live. Downloading software is completely optional for class participation. Downloading is done at your own risk. See NYPL's policy regarding third party software. This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. Join Here: https://nypl.zoom.us/j/89154780089?pwd=OXZvVFFVb…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online
Adults
Thu, February 2
@ 10:30 AM
All About Computers
NOTE: This class is being held in-person at the Pelham Bay Library, with a 7 seat limit. Need some help navigating Facebook? Catch up with friends and family, share photos, and much more on the popular online social network. If you're setting up for the first time, please have your email and password on hand.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, February 2
@ 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 create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Thu, February 2
@ 11 AM
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
Thu, February 2
@ 11:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at St.George Library 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 apps for iOS devices using Xcode. Click here to re…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Thu, February 2
@ 12 PM
All About Computers
This event will take place in person at the Bronx Library Center. Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, February 2
@ 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+
Thu, February 2
@ 12:30 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
Thu, February 2
@ 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 2
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).This class covers the basics of using HTML to create a simple web page.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Thu, February 2
@ 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
Thu, February 2
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
Learn how to create documents, apply good formatting, and to save and share your work using Microsoft Word. 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
Thu, February 2
@ 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
Thu, February 2
@ 2 PM
TechConnect
Join us for a fun trivia game, where you bet on whose answer comes to the closest to the correct one. If your answer is the correct one, you win an extra point!
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, February 2
@ 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+
Thu, February 2
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Learn how to create, edit and share online presentations using Google Slides.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Thu, February 2
@ 4:30 PM
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
Thu, February 2
@ 4:30 PM
Internet & Email
This event will take place in person at Bronx Library Center. 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 apps for iOS devices using Xcode. Click here t…
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults