All ages. One-to-one shelp in an hour-long session. Topics can include (but are not limited to):
- Setting up and using mobile devices
- Job applications and online form submissions
- Online research on any topic
- Managing social media, email, and online shopping accounts
- Using, Hoopla, cloudLibrary, Kanopy, and the Library's other digital collections and services
Note: the Library shall not make changes to your property and will not perform virus removal, disk restoration, or hardware repair. These sessions are for education and consultation.
All ages. For those looking for basic instruction on an iPad, Android, or Windows mobile device, or those thinking about getting one. These classes are designed for people with little or no experience and also those who wish to be caught up with current trends. Through hands-on instruction, learners will be taken through an overview of how tablets work with a spotlight on useful apps and features. These sessions will not be specific to a single brand or operating system - all are welcome. The Library has iPads for individual use, but attendees are encouraged to bring in their own devices.
Individual registration required for Part 1 & 2
All ages. Looking to find apps that will make your life better, or just more fun? Join one of our Library tech experts to learn about apps and share great finds of your own. Feel free to bring your own mobile devices and ideas to share.
*Watch for exciting new classes in autumn, 2019.
Computer Basics Series
PC1 through PC4 are a series of beginner courses which are meant to be taken in order. This is not mandatory, and each class must be booked individually. Consult with a staff member if you are unsure about your needs. These classes run for 2 hours. All ages.
* Basic Computer Classes will resume in September.
Victoria Avenue Library
For those with little or no experience. Through hands-on instruction, you will become acquainted with the basic physical components of a computer, input and controls, and the Windows operating system and filing structure.
For those with little or no web experience, but a basic understanding of computers and Windows. You will be introduced to the Web, its structure, and how to navigate it using common browsers,their tools, and search engines like Google. Internet security practices including how to avoid malware, pop-ups, and viruses will be covered, along with how to take control of your online presence.
Requires a basic understanding of computers and the Windows environment. Gain further understanding into the file storage system, the control panel, safety settings and basic personalization. Learn various tips and tricks such as tiling windows, creating shortcuts, customizing your desktop, copying files to and from a cloud drive, and general computer safety best practices..
Requires a basic understanding of computers and the Windows environment. You will learn to use the basic tools available for modifying text on any digital device, including word processing, and typical workplace tasks, *(formatting text and paragraphs, cutting and pasting, and saving documents).