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Wired Wednesdays: Identifying Fake News

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Do you keep hearing the words "Fake News"? Not sure what is real and what is fake news online? Come to Ashley's session on Fake News and be informed as to what to watch out for when sharing news online. 1-3pm in the Gallery. 

Registration Required. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Digital Memory Lab

Monday September 23, 2019 - Monday December 16, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library Board Room.

The Digital Memory Lab is a do-it-yourself space for digitizing various audio/visual media formats: scan documents, slides, and negatives, and convert VHS to digital. Book time with or out without staff help by calling, emailing or using the Book Tech Help form. Reservation required.

Contact: Elisa
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 143
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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DIGITALK with Dean Hollin

Tuesday September 24, 2019

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

The Blue Mountains Creator Space presents monthly DIGITALKS -- a free lecture style presentation from professional artists, who will discuss their craft and share stories about their artistic careers, with advice on how to implement best practices.

For the September DIGITALK, we welcome professional actor, entertainer and radio host DEAN HOLLIN, who will discuss his performance techniques, voice over recording techniques and his upcoming radio show. A must see for anyone interested in podcasting, YouTube,  entertaining, or simply finding their voice. To register, visit september-digitalk.eventbrite.ca.

Contact: TBM Creator Space Digital Arts Lab
Website: http://september-digitalk.eventbrite.ca

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Wired Wednesdays Drop-in Tech Help

Wednesday September 25, 2019 - Wednesday December 18, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Having issues with your tablet, smartphone, or computer? Maybe you aren't sure how to download apps or use Libby? Come in from 1-3pm and ask Ashley your tech help questions. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Staying Safe Online

Wednesday October 2, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have you ever recieved an e-mail with a link you are unsure of? Have you ever been to a website that looks a little different than usual? If you answered yes to these questions, come out to Ashley's session on Staying Safe Online. She will go through the tips and tricks you can use to keep yourself safe online. 1-3pm in the boardroom. 

Registration Required

 

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Mango Languages

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? You can with your library card for free! Mango Languages offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses. Ashley will do an overview of Mango Languages and answer any questions you may have. 1-3pm.

Registration Required.  

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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iPad Back to Basics

Tuesday October 29, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

This new iPad class is for beginners and veterans alike who want to learn more about using their iPads. We will delve into Settings, including how to update your iPad for the latest iOS (if possible) then discuss some recent changes. We will also look at how you can enable dictation for some apps so you can speak and the iPad will type. We will also discuss how Siri can be used to perform some voice commands. Finally, we will look at how to use the Calendar App. No prerequisite is required.

Maximum registration is 6 people. Instructor: Darrell Noseworthy. The cost for this program is $15 upon registration. Please visit or call 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 ext 143
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Using the Library Website and your account

Wednesday October 30, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have questions about the Library Website? Not sure how to log into your account to renew your books and see when your items are due? Come to the library from 1-3pm for Ashley to answer your questions and give you and overview. 

Registration Required.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Artificial Intelligence: Google Home, Alexa, Siri

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

What is artifical intelligence anyway? It's not all robots taking over the world. Some of the things we use in everyday life use artifical intelligence such as Google Home, Alexa, and Siri. Come to the L.E. Shore Library from 1-3pm to learn about these forms of artifical intelligence with Ashley. Already use these? Bring your questions! 

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Facebook for Beginners

Wednesday December 11, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Want to use Facebook but aren't sure where to start? Come to the Library for the Facebook for Beginners class. Learn how to set up an account and use Facebook. Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with your loved ones and friends from far away! 

1pm-3pm

Registration Required. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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