Tech Talks make new technology accessible and approachable to WVML patrons

West Vancouver, B.C. – From 3D printing to online security, coding to cloud computing, technology is rapidly changing the way we operate and interact with our world.  A new “Tech Talks” series at West Vancouver Memorial Library brings technology experts, community members and library staff together for informative presentations and discussions on new and emerging technologies.

“This new series is for anyone with an interest in learning more about emerging technologies and how they are changing our world,” says Digital Access Librarian Sarah Felkar.  

At the next Tech Talk, the How/What/Whys of 3D Printing, members of the 3D604 group will show a live 3D printer in action and lead a discussion about real world applications of this evolving technology.  The session will take place on Thursday, February 19 at 7 p.m. in the Welsh Hall.

“The Tech Talks series evolved out of our longstanding and successful technology training programs that have helped hundreds of patrons connect with today’s technology,” says Director of Library Services Jenny Benedict.  “We’re really excited about bringing these innovators and innovations to West Vancouver.”

From now until June, the following Tech Talks are being offered each month:

  • How/What/Whys of 3D Printing – Thursday, February 19
  • The Cloud and How It Can Help You – Thursday, March 5
  • Stay Safe and Secure Online – Thursday, April 16
  • Productivity in The Age Of Information Overload – Thursday, May 14
  • Look Behind the Screens: Coding Made Clear – Thursday, June 18

Tech Talks are free to attend and no registration is required. For more information, visit


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