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.
Digital Skills for Older Adults
All ages. Learn how to research, navigate, and safely use a selection of online shopping services.
Victoria Avenue, Tuesday, November 12 @ 5:30 pm
All ages. The internet opens the door to billions of possibilities, but there are also many risks. Learn some of the habits and tools that can help you navigate the web with confidence, safety, and security.
Victoria Avenue, Tuesday, November 19 @ 5:30 pm
All ages. Get to know some of the major social media platforms. Discover what they do, why you'd want to use them, and how you can get started.
Victoria Avenue, Tuesday, November 26 @ 5:30 pm
All ages. Self-paced learning tutorials with guided assistance from a teen tech volunteer - it's a great new way to learn technology! Topics include using smartphones, tablets, laptops, web browsers, email and social media sites.
Victoria Avenue, Friday, November 15 @ 2:00 pm
Innovation Hub Classes
All ages. Get to know our Formlabs Form 2 resin printer and two plastic filament 3D printers. Learn how to get the most out of our public 3D printing service, exploring commonly available design software, free web resources, and object/file libraries.
Victoria Avenue, Tuesday, October 8 @ 5:30 pm
All ages. Transforming a design into a physical object has never been easier. Get an overview of 3D modelling while you work through a hands-on project, from prototyping through final printed product. This class requires some existing tech skills and knowledge.
Victoria Avenue, Tuesdays, October 22 & 29, 5:30 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 Avenue Library
Thursdays, October 3, 17, 31, November 14 @ 2:00 pm
Thursdays, January 9, 23, February 6, 20 @ 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.
Sunday, October 27 @ 11:30 am
Thursday, November 7 @ 3:00 pm
All ages. Bring your own digitized slides and turn them into a polished digital slideshow with captions, commentary, and visual effects.
Sunday, November 24 @ 11:30 am
All ages. Bring your own digitized video files and turn them into a polished movie with opening titles, transitions, special effects, and even music using our Innovation Hub computers and software.
Thursday, November 21 @ 3:00 pm
All ages. Learn how to convert cassette tapes and vinyl records to digital audio files using the Memory Lab workstation in our Innovation Hub.
Sunday, November 10 @ 10:30 am
Thursday, November 28 @ 3:00 pm