Technology Training

NHFPL is committed to supporting a tech-savvy New Haven.

Computer Classes

Are you new to computers? Are you trying to learn again? We are pleased to have a partnership with Concepts for Adaptive Learning (CfAL). They offer a complete beginner’s course series off site (not at NHFPL). Once completed, you will be eligible to receive a FREE refurbished computer to keep!

CfAL offers classes for teens and school ages youth as well. PC building, tech breaks, designing websites, and more. Visit their youth website tab to see course offerings and to register.

Learn more about CfAL and their programs:

5 Science Park #2C, New Haven, CT 06511

(203) 410-3679

One-on-One Assistance, Resume Help, Job Applications, and More

Need specialized assistance? We can help! If you have a question or need support that may extend beyond 15 minutes, please fill out the form below to request time to come in and meet with our library staff one-to-one.

We can help with: technology support, resumes, job applications, unemployment applications, and other topics by request. We will help you to the best of our ability and help you find additional resources as well.

While we are able to make referrals to a qualified professional, we are unable to provide legal or medical advice. For your own privacy, we cannot handle sensitive personal information unless you are physically present and have provided consent. 

To be respectful toward our library staff and other patrons, please try to be on time for your appointment. Please feel free to cancel an hour before to your appointment by calling the Information Desk at (203) 946-8130 x 101. If you miss two appointments without informing a library staff member, you’ll forfeit the right to schedule additional designated appointments. You will still be able to come to the library to receive help as it is available when you arrive. Library staff members offering appointments reserve the right to reschedule or cancel at any time.

Book A Librarian!

For more information on job application assistance and resume help, please visit our Jobseekers page.

If you are interested in volunteering to teach computer classes and/or 1-on-1 computer help, please reach out to our Ives Main Library Reference Manager, Seth Godfrey at [email protected] or by calling 203-946-8130, ext. 212