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Digital Memory Lab

Monday December 9, 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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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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Wired Wednesdays Drop-in Tech Help

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: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Fitbit for Beginners

Wednesday January 8, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Memorial Library.

Did you get a Fitbit for Christmas and not know how to use it or where to start? Come out to Wired Wednesday: Fitbit for Beginners and Ashley will walk you through downloading the app and show you how to set goals for the New Year!

1pm-3pm

L.E. Shore Library 

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountians.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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Short Film Production: Multi-week Masterclass

Saturday January 11, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Creator Space Digital Arts Lab 187 Marsh Street Clarksburg ON N0H1J0.

Five part workshop - fee includes all sessions, materials and services.

Saturdays, beginning January 11, 2020

10AM - 4PM (1 hour lunch break)

Recommended for adults and teens 13+

This workshop is a Digital Arts Master Class that allows students to write, direct and edit a short narrative film.

Learn screenwriting from industry professionals. Learn to direct actors and crew. Learn hands-on editing and sound. Taught by industry professionals.

Instructed by award-winning filmmaker Tom Strnad, with over 20 years of experience in film and television production.

Website: https://tbmcs_programs_events.eventbritestudio.com/83713949677

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Digital Video with Tablets and Smartphones

Wednesday January 15, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library, Thornbury.

Description

Recommended for boomers and zoomers.

Learn to get the most out of your digital devices - learn to capture high-quality video with your own smartphone or tablet.

Instructed by professional filmmaker Tom Strnad.

Website: https://tbmcs_programs_events.eventbritestudio.com/83722100055

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Wired Wednesdays: Drop-In Tech Help

Wednesday January 15, 2020 - Wednesday June 3, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Need help with your computer, smartphone, or tablet? Ashley can help! Wired Wednedays: Drop-In Tech help is that time to bring in your device and ask your questions! All questions welcome! 

1pm-3pm

L.E. Shore Library

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

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Studio Portraiture Photography: Multi-week Masterclass

Wednesday January 15, 2020

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Creator Space Digital Arts Lab 187 Marsh Street Clarksburg ON N0H1J0.

Description

Four part workshop - fee includes all sessions, services and a gallery-size final printed photography.

Wednesday evenings, beginning January 15, 2020, 6PM - 8PM

Recommended for adults and teens 13+

Explore studio portrait photography concepts and techniques with a model. Instructed by professional photographer Tjalling Halbertsma.

Bring your own camera, or borrow from The Blue Mountains Creator Space.

Website: https://tbmcs_programs_events.eventbritestudio.com/83724758005

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Podcasting for Storytelling: Multi-week Masterclass

Thursday January 16, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Creator Space Digital Arts Lab 187 Marsh Street Clarksburg ON N0H1J0.

Description

Four part workshop - fee includes all sessions, materials and services.

Thursdays, beginning January 16, 2020

2PM - 4PM

Recommended for ages 16+, suitable for beginners

This workshop is a 4 week digital sound podcasting workshop that explores the writing, production, sound design and mix for a storytelling based audio podcast, including the creation of original soundscapes.

Instructed by professional sound mixer Tom Strnad.

Website: https://tbmcs_programs_events.eventbritestudio.com/83732926437

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Digital Storytelling using Photoshop: Multi-week Masterclass

Thursday January 16, 2020

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Creator Space Digital Arts Lab 187 Marsh Street Clarksburg ON N0H1J0.

Description

Four part workshop - fee includes all instruction and materials.

Thursdays, beginning January 16, 2020, 6PM - 8PM

Recommended for adults and teens 13+

Suitable for beginners and intermediate level digital illustrators - no experience required.

Explore the use of Adobe Photoshop for the creation of story based digital arts works. Create a piece of digital storytelling artwork for your own portfolio, with the option to showcase your piece at a gallery showcase.

Website: https://tbmcs_programs_events.eventbritestudio.com/83736992599

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Wired Wednesdays: Flipp (Grocery Flyer App)

Wednesday January 22, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Memorial Library.

Tired of all of those bulky flyers that come in the mail? Come out to Wired Wednesdays: Flipp (Grocery Flyer App) and Ashley will show you how to look up deals and see all of your favourite flyers all with your smartphone, tablet, or computer!

1pm-3pm

L.E. Shore Library

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

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iPad Basics

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

iPad Basics is back! Learn touch screen gestures, working with an installing apps, using Safari. Bring your iPad and your questions. This class is a pre-requisite for other iPad classes.

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
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Editing for Narrative Film: Multi-week Masterclass

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Creator Space Digital Arts Lab 187 Marsh Street Clarksburg ON N0H1J0.

Description

Four part workshop - fee includes all sessions, materials and services.

Wednesdays, beginning January 29, 2020

1 PM - 3 PM

Recommended for adults 16+, suitable for intermediate level (some prior knowledge of, and previous video editing experience recommended for success in this course).

Explores narrative film editing concepts and theory using DaVinci Resolve editing software. Instructed by professional filmmaker Tom Strnad.

Website: https://tbmcs_programs_events.eventbritestudio.com/83745798939

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Wired Wednesdays: What comes with my Google Account?

Wednesday February 5, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Memorial Library.

So you use Gmail but are you aware of what else Google has to offer with your account? With a Google Account you can use Google Drive, Docs, Photos etc. During Wired Wednesdays: What comes with my Google Account? Ashley will be walking you through the apps that come with every Google account. 

1pm-3pm

L.E. Shore Library

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

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iPad Back to Basics

Wednesday February 12, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

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
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: WhatsApp

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Do you travel outside of the country? Would you like to be able to message your friends and send pictures without using your data? Come out to Wired Wednesdays: WhatsApp where Ashley will show you how to get WhatsApp on your device and how to use it. 

1pm-3pm 

L.E. Shore Library

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

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iPad Photo

Wednesday February 26, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

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 $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
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Microsoft Word for Beginners

Wednesday March 4, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Memorial Library.

Want to learn how to do basic word processing but not know where to start? At Wired Wednesdays: Microsoft Word for Beginners, Ashley will be going through how to create, open, save and delete documents. You will learn how to use certain features such as  bold, underline, highlight, font colour and font size. Learn how to use Spellcheck and templates as well. 

1pm to 3pm

L.E. Shore Memorial Library

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

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iPad Security & Healthy Practices

Wednesday March 11, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Keep your iPad healthy! Learn about viruses, security breaches and dealing with multiple passwords. To take this class you must have already taken iPad Basics, or get prior approval from library staff.

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
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Ancestry Library

Wednesday March 18, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E Shore Memorial Library.

Did you know that you can search genealogy your in the library?  Ancestry Library Edition allows you to search billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ashley will be running this class. You will be surprised at how much you can do with your library card, our library wifi, and a device! 

1pm-3pm

L.E. Shore Memorial Library

Contact: Ashley
Email: libraytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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iCloud for iPad

Wednesday March 25, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

What is iCloud and how can I use it? Learn about backing up and photo sharing with iCloud. For experienced users. To take this class, you must have already taken iPad Basics or obtain prior approval from library staff.

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
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Google Photos

Wednesday April 1, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library, Thornbury.

Do you use Google Photos but aren't sure what you can do with it? Come out to Wired Wednesdays: Google Photos where Ashley will go through how to use this app. You can create folders for your pictures based on the people in your pictures, or choose the photos your would like to create a folder for. 

1pm-3pm

L.E. Shore Library 

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

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Wired Wednesdays: Airbnb

Wednesday April 15, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library, Thornbury.

Going away but don't want to stay in a hotel? Airbnb offers other options to you when travelling. Ashley will be going through how to search and book with Airbnb. 

1pm-3pm

L.E. Shore Library 

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

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Wired Wednesdays: Spotify

Wednesday April 29, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library, Thornbury.

Have you heard of the Spotify app but not sure how to use it? Spotify is a music app that allows you to listen to music and make playlists free of charge to listen to over WIFI. There is an option to pay $9.99 a month for commercial free listening and downloads to listen to without an internet connection. Ashley will be talking about this app and how it works. 

1pm-3pm

L.E. Shore Library

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

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Wired Wednesdays: Pinterest

Wednesday May 13, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library, Thornbury.

Pinterest is the ultimate DIY app for crafts and cooking but it offers so much more! You can create an account and save the posts you like to go back to them later. Ashley will walk through creating an account and how Pinterest works. 

1pm-3pm

L.E. Shore Library 

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

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