PowerPoint: Getting Started

The Lab

Learn the basics of creating presentation slides using Microsoft PowerPoint. This workshop will include time to work on your own project. Join us with an idea of the type of presentation slides you would like to design! What you’ll need: Bring your own laptop (with Microsoft PowerPoint installed), or use one of our Lab computers. […]

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Device Clinics

The Lab

Do you want to learn how to use your iPad, Android, or other mobile device? We are here to give you individualized help! Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment and we will help you in person at the library, through Zoom, or over the phone. To book an appointment call the Community Computing Center at 604-925-7405 or […]

Digitization Basics

The Lab

Get an overview of how to use the Library's digitization equipment to convert photos, films, and cassette tapes from analog to digital formats. No specific digitization experience is needed but learners should have intermediate computer knowledge to manage files and formats. Then, with these new skills, you can attend our Digitization Drop-In sessions, where you […]

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Family Specdrum Symphony | Ages 6 – 10

The Lab

Make music together with Specdrums! Specdrum musical rings allow you to create sounds by tapping different surfaces. In this program, families will use the Specdrum rings and app to make a symphony of sound.  COVID-19 Safety Measures   This in-person program will be limited to 4 families.   For this in-person kids’ program:     Masks are recommended. Anyone […]

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Fighting Misinformation: Digital Media Literacy

The Lab

The Great Courses' Fighting Misinformation: Digital Media Literacy is a lecture course designed to arm you with the skills you need to be a savvy media consumer. Move step-by-step through the history, evolution, science, and the impact of misinformation to develop the skills you need to combat fakes, stereotypes, and frauds within every kind of […]

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Food Escape Room | Ages 9 – 12

The Lab

Do you know where your food comes from? Learn more about how eating local and sustainable foods can help decrease your impact on the planet while solving puzzles and cracking codes! COVID-19 Safety Measures This in-person program will be limited to 8 participants. For this in-person kids’ program: Masks are recommended. Anyone who wishes to […]

Sphero Map Navigators | Ages 9 – 12

The Lab

Sphero is going on an adventure! In this program, kids will practice map-reading and coding skills while programming Sphero to get to a destination. COVID-19 Safety Measures For this in-person program: Masks are recommended. Anyone who wishes to continue wearing a mask may choose to do so and that choice is respected. Per Public Health […]

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Device Clinics

The Lab

Do you want to learn how to use your iPad, Android, or other mobile device? We are here to give you individualized help! Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment and we will help you in person at the library, through Zoom, or over the phone. To book an appointment call the Community Computing Center at 604-925-7405 or […]

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iPad Essentials

The Lab

This class is a gentle introductory class designed to help you use an iPad. No previous iPad experience is required. What you'll need: Participants can bring their own iPads or use one of our devices. Please note: this is a 2-part series and learners must attend both sessions.  Class 1 (July 6) will cover the […]

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Nature-Inspired Music with Specdrums | Ages 7 – 10

The Lab

Make nature-inspired music with Specdrums! Specdrum musical rings allow you to create sounds by tapping different surfaces. In this program, participants will use the Specdrum rings and app to make music inspired by their favourite elements of nature. COVID-19 Safety Measures This in-person program will be limited to 8 participants. For this in-person program: Masks […]

Osmo Play | Ages 6 – 9

The Lab

Have hands-on fun practicing coding and problem-solving using Osmo educational games that combine real world and digital play.  COVID-19 Safety Measures  This in-person program will be limited to 8 participants.  For this in-person program:  Masks are recommended. Anyone who wishes to continue wearing a mask may choose to do so and that choice is respected.  […]

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Device Clinics

The Lab

Do you want to learn how to use your iPad, Android, or other mobile device? We are here to give you individualized help! Sign-up for a 30-minute appointment and we will help you in person at the library, through Zoom, or over the phone. To book an appointment call the Community Computing Center at 604-925-7405 or […]