Tech Programs

Visit our YouTube channel Watch Ashley's Wired Wednesday video tutorials on YouTube.
Watch The Blue Mountains Creator Space e-learning tutorials on YouTube. 

Visit Computers in our Virtual Branch for more links to tech training, including LinkedIn Learning.

Wired Wednesdays: Chromebooks

Wednesday August 10, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page/YouTube Page.

Did you know that you can sign out a Chromebook from our library for 1 week with your library card? A Chromebook is a laptop that runs on the Google Operating System. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook at 1 pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Tech Help with Georgian Learning

Tuesday August 16, 2022 - Tuesday August 30, 2022

Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library 173 Bruce St. S..

Computers, iPhones, Android, Tablets, Emails, Passwords, Google, Microsoft - there are so many things to learn! 

Do you need some help with your computer, phone, or tablet? Do you wish someone could sit down with you and show you how to use computer software or answer your questions? Now is your chance to register for one on one tech help with an instructor from the Georgian Adult Learning Centre in Collingwood.

Meet at L.E. Shore for 1-hour on Tuesday afternoons. We can even develop a personalized tech program plan for you!

Register online for this free tech help session. Library staff will contact you with your appointment time.

This is a grant-funded program so please bring your Social Insurance Number with you. 

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Wired Wednesdays: Read, Watch, and Listen with Hoopla

Wednesday August 17, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page/YouTube Page.

In this video, Ashley will talk about Hoopla Digital. Download the app, create an account, and you can read ebooks, listen to audiobooks and music, as well as watch tv shows and movies. Each patron gets 5 borrows a month. All free with your library card.

Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook at 1 pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Wired Wednesdays: Store your Passwords in a Safe Place with Last Pass

Wednesday August 24, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page/YouTube Page.

In this video, Ashley will talk about Last Pass.  Last Pass is an app that you can use to store all of your passwords on your device. The only password you need to remember is the one to access your Last Pass account. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook at 1 pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Wired Wednesdays: Check out our new Nintendo Switch OLED

Wednesday August 31, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page/YouTube Page.

In this video, Ashley will talk about the new Nintendo Switch OLED that is available for a one week loan with your library card. The technology loan agreement must be signed to sign out the Switch. Find the Tech Loan Agreement on our website. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook at 1 pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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iPad Basics

Tuesday September 13, 2022

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library Boardroom.

Darrell Noseworthy is back in person with iPad Basics!

Bring your iPad and your questions for this 2-hour class. Learn screens and gestures, working with apps, the App Store, and browsing the Internet in a small group. Maximum registration is 6 people. Instructor: Darrell Noseworthy.

The cost for this program is $20 upon registration. Pay with your card online, or visit the Library to make payment. The library accepts cash, debit, cheque, Visa and Mastercard. Note: Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance for a refund.

Contact: Elisa
Phone: 519-599-3681 x143
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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iPad Basics: Photos

Tuesday September 20, 2022

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library Boardroom.

Learn about taking photos and using the Photos App to review, edit and organize images. To take this class, you must have taken iPad Basics or be approved by library staff.

Maximum registration is 6 people. Instructor: Darrell Noseworthy. The cost for this program is $20 upon registration. Pay with your card online, or visit the Library to make payment. The Library accepts cash, debit, cheque, Visa and Mastercard. Note: Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance for a refund.

Contact: Elisa
Phone: 519-599-3681 x143
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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