Discover Tech Training for All Skill Levels and Ages
Queens Public Library provides technology training for customers of all ages and skill levels. Whether you need help connecting to WiFi or want to design your own website, we’re here to help.
One-on-One Technical Assistance
Queens Public Library provides public access to library computer workstations, as well as free WiFi at all locations. Staff are available to provide technical support if you need assistance connecting to the network on a personal device or using a library computer.
Foundational digital literacy classes are available at all library locations. Master the use of a mouse and keyboard, learn the basics of Microsoft Office, and sign up for your first email account—no experience required! Class topics include bring-your-own-device workshops, staying safe online, and using Queens Public Library databases and e-content applications. Foundational classes are available at select locations in Spanish, Bengali, and Chinese. Browse the carousel below or check your branch calendar to see what’s coming up and to register online.
Emerging Technology—3D printing, Robotics, Virtual Reality!
Explore cutting edge technology at Queens Public Library! Select locations offer workshops and open access to 3D printing, robotics kits, and virtual reality headsets.
- 3D Printing
- Additive manufacturing helps your turn your ideas into physical objects using computer-aided design software. Take a workshop on 3D printing to learn more, and to print your own creations at our Queensbridge Tech Lab, Teen Library, and Flushing locations.
- Learn how to write your own programs to control a robot, or join the Queens Public Library Robotics League. Children’s robotics programs are available at select locations.
- Virtual Reality
- Step into a Salvador Dali painting, take a gondola ride on the canals of Venice, or battle a robot rebellion at Queens Public Library! The QLVR program brings Oculus Rift and Microsoft Mixed Reality headsets to select locations for customer use. Check the calendar at Woodside, Glen Oaks, Long Island City, Flushing, and the Teen Library for upcoming programs.