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: Rokit Radio (Vintage Radio)

Wednesday October 27, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

In this video, Ashley will walk you through a website called Rokit Radio. This website allows you to listen to vintage radio shows, music, and comedy.

Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook 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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Blank Screen: Writing and Illustrating a Comic with ProCreate

Saturday October 30, 2021

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: Online Event.

Learn how to come up with a story and take that story from a concept to a final comic using ProCreate software for iPads and iPhones. Join cartoonist Jeff Wilson as he demonstrates how to work your idea into a full fledged comic. No experience required and perfect for ages 13+.

Register Online. Watch Live on Vimeo Livestream or watch the recording on your own time.

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.

Contact: Tom Strnad
Email: tom@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: http://www.tbmcreatorspace.com/

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Wired Wednesdays: Code-a-Pillar Maker Kit

Wednesday November 3, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

It's Library of Things month on Wired Wednesdays! Ashley will be talking about all of the devices that you can loan with your library card! In this video, Ashley will be going through how to use the Code-a-Pillar which is for smaller children to easily teach them the beginnings of coding!

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: Makey Makey Maker Kit

Wednesday November 10, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

It's Library of Things month on Wired Wednesdays! Ashley will be talking about all of the devices that you can loan with your library card! In this video, Ashley will be going through how to use the Makey Makey Maker Kit! Makey Makey allows you  to take everyday objects and turn them into amazing things. Using the alligator clips attached to any conductive material, you can control the keyboard of your computer. If you don't have internet, thats ok! You can still use Makey Makey with objects. 

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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Adventures in Digital Arts for Youth

Saturday November 13, 2021

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

This free tech session will explore cartooning with the creation of a comic strip and lightring design for film using the latest and coolest in tech such as Apple Pencils, and Digital Cinema Cameras. A fun-filled session featuring local award-winning cartoonist Jeff Wilson and local filmmaker Tom Strnad of The Creator Space. Ages 8-13.
Register Online! Limited spaces.

Masks are mandatory. Proof of vaccination required for anyone aged 12+.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Artie 3000

Wednesday November 17, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

It's Library of Things month on Wired Wednesdays! Ashley will be talking about all of the devices that you can loan with your library card! In this video, Ashley will be going through how to use Artie 3000. Simply drag and drop blocks of code in the app to tell artie how and what to draw. Set Artie on any sheet of paper and watch as he draws what you programmed! By adding an artistic element to stem-powered fun, Artie 3000 powers creativity and introduces the basics of coding. 

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: Library of Things

Wednesday November 24, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

It's Library of Things month on Wired Wednesdays! Ashley will be talking about all of the devices that you can loan with your library card! In this video, Ashley will be going through all of the other things you can sign out from our Library of Things!

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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