Tech Central


Tech Central is a state-of-the-art technology center located on the 3rd floor of the Riverfront Library, unmatched by any other library in Westchester County. Programs and workshops held in Tech Central help patrons gain knowledge, develop confidence in their computer skills, and introduce emerging technologies to our Community in a technologically advanced and inclusive space, all absolutely free.  We also offer one-on-one tech help during designated hours.

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3D Printing

3D printing is offered for free at the library. A Yonkers library card or other Westchester Library card is required. You can design your own 3D object OR download a 3D file and email it to us at The file must be in *.stl format. Click here to submit a 3d print request.Click to view our 3D printing policy. Check our calendar for the next 3D printing workshop.

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Virtual Reality

Available after school for Teens 12-19 every Thursday at 4pm and Tweens 7-12 every Tuesday at 4pm in Tech Central and every Thursday at 3pm at the Will library.

Designing:  Free 3D design programs are available online, such as, and

Downloading:  3D objects can be downloaded for free from or  

Our printers:  We have three 3D printers at the Riverfront Library:  a Makerbot Method, a Makerbot Z18, and a Makerbot Replicator+. Our printers use PLA (polylacticacid) filament, a bio-plastic made from cornstarch and sugar cane.

Colors:  If you have a specific color request for your item, we will do our best to accommodate you. Objects print in one solid color.

We have several VR units, including HP Reverb headsets, Oculus Go, Quest,  Quest 2, HTC Vive and an HTC Vive Pro. Experience a thrilling roller coaster, walk out on a ledge of a high rise building or watch an educational video. All types of experiences await you in an alternate reality! 

VR in the classroom! If you are a Yonkers Public School teacher, contact us to find out how to incorporate virtual reality into your classroom with ClassVR. Common core curriculum available in every subject for every class level. Click to fill out a ClassVR request form.

HP DesignJet printer

Poster Printing

The Riverfront library offers free large format printing, up to 3 requests per month. Email your print request to

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Digital Inclusion

The Yonkers Public Library strives to advance the three core aspects of digital inclusion: digital/technology skills, access to low cost wi-fi, and computer access in the library, as well as a laptop lending program. With participation in such programs as Reconnect with Tech and the Yzone, we connect our patrons with the tools they need to participate in every life. In addition, our Job Search Coach is available for one-on-one virtual meetings to help prepare resumes, teach interview skills, and other job-related services. 

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Learning Lab

The Learning Lab is our technology classroom, equipped with HP laptops, iPads, Smart Board, 9 ft. drop-down screen, LCD projector, designed with assistive listening technology (Induction Loop). We offer technology classes on Microsoft Windows & Office, Adobe Suite, QuickBooks Accounting software, Google Suite, 3D printing, Social Media, Internet, Cybersecurity and more. We also offer free printing on our HP Design Jet large format printer.  Click here to access the large format print request form. Click to access the Monthly Technology Class schedule.

Children and adult doing project with laptops and other materials.

Maker Lab

The Maker Lab is a do-it-yourself space for creating  and learning. We offer many STEM workshops, arts & crafts, food programs and more for every age group. Make, create, cut craft, sew, learn a variety of skills on science, tech, arts & crafts.  Visit our website to find the next schedule maker program or contact us to reserve the space for your small group/class. 

Maker lab equipment includes: cricut machine, engraver, Ozobot robots, arts & crafts, legos, sewing machine, circuit sets

Girl using recording equipment in the media lab

Media Lab

Create a podcast or Youtube video in our media lab. Our green screen walls provide the perfect backdrop for your self made videos and make video editing easy. Practice playing an instrument or borrow a keyboard or guitar.


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