Instagram: Getting Started

The Lab

Instagram is a social media tool focused around sharing photos and videos creatively while building community. Become one of more than a billion users and learn how to share selfies, follow your faves, host online events, and promote your ideas. What you’ll need: Bring your own laptop, tablet, or smartphone, or use one of our […]

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Family 1-2-3-Code! | Ages 4 – 8

The Lab

Children and parents/caregivers will work together on building basic computational thinking skills—without computers! We'll use a variety of games and activities to make guesses, see patterns, and solve problems.  All children must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver. Register one name for each family.  COVID-19 Safety Measures This in-person program will be limited to 4 families.  […]

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Stream Music with Naxos

The Lab

A must-have resource for lovers of classical, jazz, and world music, Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive classical music streaming platform. Learn how to access it online with your Library card! For this in-person program: Masks are recommended. Anyone who wishes to continue wearing a mask may choose to do so and that choice […]

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Recurring

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 […]

Discover Your Digital Library

The Lab

Learn how you can access free books, movies, music, and courses online with your Library card! Take a tour of all of the fantastic digital resources you have access to. What you’ll need: a WVML library card or any library card with access to OverDrive, PressReader, Mango, LinkedIn Learning, Creativebug, Naxos, and Kanopy. For this […]

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Introduction to Sphero Robots | Ages 9 – 12

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Develop computational thinking skills and learn the basics of command language using Sphero Robots. Beginners welcome!  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 continue wearing a mask may choose to do so and that choice is respected.   Per Public […]

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Protect Yourself Online

The Lab

Learn how to stay safe and secure in the online environment, from creating strong passwords to recognizing sophisticated scams. 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 updates, proof of vaccination is no longer required. […]

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Sphero Bowling | Ages 9 – 12

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Kids will learn how to code Sphero robots to hit as many bowling pins as possible to get the highest score. Sound too easy? We’ll add obstacles and barriers to each bowling lane!  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 […]

Free
Recurring

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 […]

Family Digital Literacy: Stories and Play | Ages 4 – 8

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In this program, we will introduce digital literacy and computational thinking skills through stories and play. We’ll read a story together, do a skill-building activity, and spend some time playing with technology with a focus on screen-free tools.  Every Family Digital Literacy program is different! Sign up separately for each one you want to attend. […]

Free
Recurring

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 […]

Sphero Light Show: Star Wars! | Ages 9 – 12

The Lab

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there was a Sphero light show... In this program, you will create an epic light show using a Sphero robot and the Star Wars theme song (or another song of your choice). May the Fourth be with you!  COVID-19 Safety Measures  This in-person program will be […]

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