3D printer certification classes are offered on a regular schedule at all library branches. Attending a class is required if you want to use the library’s 3D printer. Check the class schedule for dates and locations
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Drop by the Training Lab at Central Branch Library from 4-6pm and receive tech coaching from members of our Teen Tech Team.
Age: All Ages
WINTER Session Dates:
Tuesday, February 14th, 21st, 28th
Tuesday, March 14th
This FREE monthly series welcomes anyone who is interested in sharpening their digital knowledge. From social media to Google maps, there is something in this series for everyone. Call 905-815-2042 or visit the Central Adult Information Desk to register for one, or all, of these exciting sessions.
Age: 16Y and up. Cost: FREE Central Branch
|September 19||Documentary Screening: Cyber Seniors||2-3:30 pm|
|October 17||So You Want to Listen to Podcasts||2-3:30 pm|
|November 21||Windows 10: What’s new, what changed and how to effectively use Windows 10 (Program presented by ETAG – Elder Technology Assistance Group).||1-4 pm|
|January 16||Getting to Know Google Maps||2-3:30 pm|
|February 13||Go Digital @ OPL: How to Use the Library with Your Tablet||2-3:30 pm|
|March 20||Social Media 101: An Overview||2-3:30 pm|
This monthly series delves into some of the exciting, forward-thinking ways that technology impacts our lives. Topics range from 3D design to digital photography, from apps for mental health to apps for personal fitness.
Age: 16Y and up. Cost:$8/1 class. Central Branch.
*Please note that the links below will be live once registration opens on Aug 13, 2016 at 9:00am.
|Date||Topic||Register through iris|
|September 27, 2016||3D Printing your Imagination: Industries, Materials, and Technologies in the 3D Printing Process
|Course Code: 220182*|
|October 25, 2016||Ins & Outs of Scanning & Storing Personal Documents & Photos. (See Genealogy/Local History Events for full description)||Course Code: 220284*|
|November 22, 2016||Filter It: An Intro to Snapchat & Instagram||Course Code 220183*|
|January 24, 2017||Mind Your Mind: Apps for Mental Wellness
|Course Code: 220184*|
|February 28, 2017||Introduction to Digital Photography: Making the Leap from a Point-and-Shoot to a Digital SLR
|Course Code: 220185*|
|March 28, 2017||Exercise Your Tech Skills: Apps for Fitness
|Course Code 220186*|
Team up with a volunteer tech coach in the library closest to you for one-on-one technology help. Register for one-hour sessions on the topics below. Please note that this program is for beginner users and a library card is required for registration.
• Getting started with your computer or tablet
• Getting started with social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)
• Introduction to your digital library: eBooks, audiobooks and more
Registration opens 29 August 2016 for coaching to start in October. Call your preferred branch to register.
Clearview Neighbourhood Branch
Glen Abbey Branch
Iroquois Ridge Branch
White Oaks Branch
Design an object using free 3D design software and learn the basics of 3D modelling and printing in this hands-on class. Designs will be printed for pick up at a later date.
Age: 18Y and up Cost $8/1 class.
Central Branch, Thursday, March 9, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Register through iris Course Code 220190
*Please note that this link will be live once registration opens on Aug 13, 2016 at 9:00am.
Design an object using free 3D design software and learn the basics of 3D modelling and printing in this hands-on class using Mac computers. Designs will be printed for pick up at a later date.
Age: 18Y and up. Cost $8/1 class.
Queen Elizabeth Cultural and Community Centre, Digital Media Lab
Saturday, January 21, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Register through iris. Course Code 220189
*Please note that these links will be live once registration opens on Aug 13, 2016 at 9:00am.
Participate in the global movement that has seen100 million learners in 180 countries. Pop by on Sunday, December 11th and see what this coding fuss is all about. An Hour of Code is an event where all participants will be introduced to coding in an informal and collaborative way. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to guide and encourage exploration into coding. Absolutely no experience is needed, just bring your curiosity! Please consider bringing your own device as access to library devices may be limited.
Age: All Ages
Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Central Branch, Glen Abbey Branch and Iroquois Ridge Branch
This is an intergenerational program that is taking place at Central, Glen Abbey and Iroquois Ridge Branch.
Complete program listings available:
- Fall/Winter Adult Programs @ your library programs guides (PDF)