All ages. One-to-one tech help with your phone, tablet, online accounts and more. 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.
Learn how to create and manage spreadsheets. Get to know some of the ways you can organize and present data using Microsoft Excel, including sorting, functions, equations, and graphs.
Victoria, Tuesday, February 18 @ 5:30 pm
Self-paced learning tutorials with guided assistance from a teen tech volunteer - ti's a great new way to learn technology! Topics include using smartphones, tablets, laptops, web browsers, email and social media sites.
Victoria, Friday, May 15 @ 2:00 pm
Learn how to access online movies, TV shows, music, newspapers, and magazines. We will discuss common subscription products like Netflix and spotify and those available through the Library (which you can access for free with a Library card).
Victoria, Tuesday, May 26 @ 6:30 pm
You have to get on social media - or so you've been told. Get to know popular communication tools such as WhatsApp and Viber, as well as big social media services like Facebook. Learn what they do, why you would use them, how to get started and how to stay safe.
Tuesday, May 5 @ 6:30 pm
Computer Basics Series
All ages. New to computers? Want to learn more? Start here if you have little or no computer experience. PC1 through PC4 are a series of beginner courses which are meant to be taken in order. Each class must be booked individually. Classes run for 2 hours.
Victoria, Thursdays, January 9, 23, February 6, 20 @ 2:00 pm
Victoria, Tuesdays, March 3, 10, 24, 31 @ 6:00 pm
Victoria, Thursdays, April 16, 30, May 14, 28 @ 2:00 pm
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).
Innovation Hub Classes
All ages. Learn how to convert slides and negatives to digital images, and 8mm films and VHS cassettes to digital video using the Memory lab Workstation in our Innovation Hub.
Victoria, Tuesday, April 28 @ 6:30 pm
Learn how to re-engineer a broken part from an appliance or tool using 3D modelling and printing. Build the skills you need to start creating your own replacement parts.
Parts 1 & 2 Victoria, Tuesdays, April 7, 14 @ 5:30 pm