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 Lynda.com.

Wired Wednesdays Live: Local History Resources

Wednesday December 9, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video, Ashley will walk you through the Local History resources in our Virtual Branch.

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions!

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

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Library of Things

Wednesday December 16, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video, Ashley will show you what is in our Library of Things. You can sign out any of these items with your library card!

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions!

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

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Blue Mountains Creator Space Equipment (Video)

Wednesday December 23, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Have your taken courses though The Blue Mountain Creator Space? Did you know that once you have passed their class you can rent out equipment from the library? In this video, Ashley will walk you through what we have available with your library card!

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions!

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

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Top 10 Tech Tips of 2020 (Video)

Wednesday December 30, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video, Ashley will go over her Top 10 Tech Tips of 2020!

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions!

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

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Digital Cinematography: Dramatic Film Techniques

Wednesday January 6, 2021

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: The Craigleith Heritage Depot.

Learn about lighting, composition and digital cinematography techniques for short dramatic film production.

Social Distancing Requirements (In-Person): Face mask and/or shield required to participate in this workshop. Physical distancing in effect. Contact tracing in effect. Three person maximum for in-person workshop. You must be a member of the Blue Mountains Public Library and a valid library card is required for workshop attendance.

A livestream option is available for this event: https://digitalcinematographyfilmonline.eventbrite.ca

Event may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

No experience required.

Recommended Age: Adults and Teens 13+

Register Here

 

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://tbmcreatorspace.com/

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Biblioboard CHD Exhibits

Wednesday January 6, 2021

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video, Ashley will walk you through how to look at the CHD (Craigleith Heritage Depot) Exhibits on Biblioboard. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions!

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

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Photography Post-Processing Techniques

Wednesday January 6, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot.

Learn about post-processing techniques for photography using Adobe Lightroom and Affinity Photo software.

Social Distancing Requirements (In-Person): Face mask and/or shield required to participate in this workshop. Physical distancing in effect. Contact tracing in effect. Three person maximum for in-person workshop. All equipment is sanitized before and after public use. You must be a member of the Blue Mountains Public Library and a valid library card is required for workshop attendance.

A livestream option is available for this event: https://postprocessingaffinityonline.eventbrite.ca

Event may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

No experience required.

Equipment Provided: Mac Laptop, Affinity Photo Software.

Recommended Age: Adults and Teens 13+

Register Here

 

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://tbmcreatorspace.com/

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Video Editing for Beginners: DaVinci Resolve

Wednesday January 6, 2021

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot.

Learn about starting a video editing project and importing footage in DaVinci Resolve free editing software.

Social Distancing Requirements (In-Person): Face mask and/or shield required to participate in this workshop. Physical distancing in effect. Contact tracing in effect. You must be a member of the Blue Mountains Public Library and have a valid library card for entrance into workshop.

Equipment provided for workshop: Macbook Pro Laptop, Davinci Editing Software. Equipment is sanitized before and after use.

A livestream option is available for this event:

Event may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

No experience required.

Recommended Age: Adults and Teens 13+

Register Here

 

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://tbmcreatorspace.com/

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Clouds: What are they? How do they work?

Wednesday January 13, 2021

Time: 12:45am - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Heard the term cloud storage or icloud or drive and not sure what it means? In this video, Ashley will explain what clouds are and how they work. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions!

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

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Video Editing for Beginners: DaVinci Resolve

Sunday January 17, 2021

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L. E. Shore Memorial Library.

Learn about starting a video editing project and importing footage in DaVinci Resolve free editing software.

This event is for residents of the Town of the Blue Mountains.

Social Distancing Requirements (In-Person): Face mask and/or shield required to participate in this workshop. Physical distancing in effect. Contact tracing in effect. You must be a member of The Blue Mountains Public Library to attend this workshop and a valid library card is required for entry to the workshop.

Equipment provided for workshop: Macbook Pro Laptop, Davinci Editing Software. Equipment is sanitized before and after use.

A livestream option is available for this event: https://videoeditingforbeginnersonline.eventbrite.ca

Event may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

No experience required.

Recommended Age: Adults and Teens 13+

Register Here

 

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://tbmcreatorspace.com/

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Photography Post-Processing Techniques

Sunday January 17, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: L. E. Shore Memorial Library.

Learn about post-processing techniques for photography using Adobe Lightroom and Affinity Photo software.

This workshop is for residents of the Town of the Blue Mountains.

Social Distancing Requirements (In-Person): Face mask and/or shield required to participate in this workshop. Physical distancing in effect. Contact tracing in effect. All equipment is sanitized before and after public use. You must be a member of The Blue Mountains Public Library to attend this workshop and a valid library card is required for entry to the workshop.

A livestream option is available for this event: https://postprocessingaffinityonline.eventbrite.ca

Event may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

No experience required.

Equipment Provided: Mac Laptop, Affinity Photo Software.

Recommended Age: Adults and Teens 13+

Register Here

 

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://tbmcreatorspace.com/

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Digital Cinematography: Dramatic Film Techniques

Sunday January 17, 2021

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: L. E. Shore Memorial Library.

Learn about lighting, composition and digital cinematography techniques for short dramatic film production.

This workshop is for residents of the Town of the Blue Mountains.

Social Distancing Requirements (In-Person): Face mask and/or shield required to participate in this workshop. Physical distancing in effect. Contact tracing in effect. You must be a member of The Blue Mountains Public Library to attend this workshop and a valid library card is required for entry to the workshop.

A livestream option is available for this event: https://digitalcinematographyfilmonline.eventbrite.ca

Event may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

No experience required.

Recommended Age: Adults and Teens 13+

Register Here

 

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://tbmcreatorspace.com/

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Wired Wednesdays Live: What’s included with your Google account?

Wednesday January 20, 2021

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video,  Ashley will talk about what is included in your Google Account. If you have a Gmail account you have a Google account that you can be using for many things anywhere you have access to a device and the internet. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions!

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

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Virtual Branch: Newspapers and Magazines

Wednesday January 27, 2021

Time: 12:45am - 1:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video, Ashley will walk you through the newspaper databases and how to get Magazines though the Virtual Branch. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions!

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

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