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: Borrow French Ebooks and Audiobooks with Cantook Station

Wednesday May 25, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

In this video, Ashley will talk about a new app called Cantook Station. This is your one stop shop for French ebooks and audiobooks. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be live at 1pm 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: Finding your Way Around Windows 11

Wednesday June 1, 2022

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

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

Did you upgrade your computer to Windows 11 but aren't sure how to use the new operating system? In this video, Ashley will talk about Windows 11 and some of its prominent features. 

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

Tuesday June 7, 2022 - Tuesday June 28, 2022

Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

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. 

Contact: Emma
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Take a Tour of the Blue Mountains Public Library YouTube Page!

Wednesday June 8, 2022

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

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

Did you know that The Blue Mountains Public Library YouTube page is your one-stop shop for our virtual programming? Watch Wired Wednesdays, REEL History films, Museum Show and Tell, Our Military Heritage, and more! In this video, Ashley will show you around our YouTube page!

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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Adventures in Digital Arts

Saturday June 11, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

This free tech session will explore Digital Arts using the latest and coolest in tech such as Apple Pencils and Digital Cinema Cameras. A fun-filled session with Jeff Wilson for digital cartooning fun using ProCreate and Apple Pencil for drawing and also learn about video and photography with filmmaker Tom Strnad using iPads. Ages 8-13. Register Online! Limited spaces.

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Wired Wednesdays: Scan Documents with your Android Device

Wednesday June 15, 2022

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

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

Did you know that you can scan documents with your Android phone or tablet? In this video, Ashley will show you how!

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: Scan Documents with your Apple Device

Wednesday June 22, 2022

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

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

Did you know that you can scan documents with an iPhone or iPad? In this video, Ashley will show you how!

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: Self-Publish your own Ebooks!

Wednesday June 29, 2022

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

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

Did you know you can self-publish your own Ebooks? In this video, Ashley will go through the resources for you to publish your own ebook!

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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