TechConnect Events

3D Printer Certification Classes

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

Digital Discovery with the Teen Tech Team

Drop by the Training Lab at Central Branch Library from 4-6pm and receive tech coaching from members of our Teen Tech Team.

WINTER Session Dates from 4pm-6pm:
Tuesday, March 14th

SUMMER Session Dates from 3pm-5pm:
Wednesday, July 5th, July 12th, July 19th, July 26th
Wednesday, August 2nd, August 9th, August 16th, August 23rd

Central Branch

FREE

Book a Tech Coach

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.
COACHING TOPICS
• 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 is currently open for coaching to start in January 2017. Call your preferred branch to register.

Central Branch
Clearview Neighbourhood Branch
Glen Abbey Branch
White Oaks Branch
Woodside Branch

TechConnect Evening Series

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*

 

Apps for Personal Fitness

*This program is a part of the TechConnect Evening Series*

Seeing friends post their daily step counts and running maps? Wondering how to track your own fitness using your smartphone? Come learn all about apps that help you track your personal fitness.

Age: 16Y and up. Cost: $8/1 Class

Central Branch Auditorium

Tuesday, March 28 6:30pm-8:00pm

Register through iris. Course Code 220186

Introduction to Website Design I

In this introductory class on website design, you will learn the basics of creating a website using WordPress.com. This is a hands-on workshop. Familiarity with using a computer is required.

Age: 18Y and up.  Cost $8/1 class.

Central Branch Training Lab  Course Code: 225644
Tuesday, April 4, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

 

Introduction to Website Design II

In this second (more advanced) class on website design you will build on skills learned in the first class, using WordPress.com. This is a hands-on workshop. Familiarity with using a computer is required.

Age: 18Y and up.  Cost $8/1 class.

Central Branch Training Lab  Course Code: 2225645

Tuesday, April 11, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Tech Talk: Smart Home Devices & Wearable Tech

Learn how wearable technologies and smart home devices are transforming our thinking about health monitoring, disease prevention and comfort and safety in our homes. This lecture-style program is presented by ETAG (Elder Technology Assistance Group).

Age: 18Y and up.  FREE/1 class.

Central Branch, Auditorium

Monday, April 10, 1 – 4 pm

To register, call 905 815 2042, email oplreference@oakville.ca or visit the Central Branch Adult Information Desk


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