Computer Programs

E-Newspapers are Easy with PressDisplay

Did you know NVDPL offers e-newspapers?

Come and learn more about Library PressDisplay, NVDPL’s free online newspaper service.

Learn how to access current newspapers from around the world on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

Free; registration required. To register, call: 604-929-3727

When:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:
Parkgate Branch Library

Social Media for Businesses

It’s 2014 and you still aren’t using social media for your business? Why use it? It’s pretty simple! Make money, connect with your customers and promote yourself.

Join Ben Abel from popular technology blog Vancouver Gadgets, as he discusses tips and tricks on how to use social media to take that next step in your business.

He’ll take you through Social Media 101, explaining different platforms and how social media marketing can help you navigate the online world. Check out vancouvergadgets.ca for other technology tips and information.

When:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Location:
Parkgate Branch Library

A Computer CAN be your Friend

Learn about computers in this hands-on session with an approach designed specifically for seniors (though anyone is welcome!). Computers will be provided.

  • Computer basics
  • The internet, websites, email
  • Social media, Facebook, twitter
  • Smartphones, digital cameras and other devices

Free; Registration required. To register or for more information, call: 604-929-3727 Ext. 8168

When:

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
2:30pm - 4:30pm

Location:
Parkgate Branch Library

Tech Tutors

Do you want to investigate your iPad? Explore ebooks and e-magazines? Figure out Facebook? Manage Microsoft? Or do you have another tech question?

Teen volunteers from local high schools are available to answer your questions and help you get more comfortable with technology. Bring your device or use the library’s computers.

Meet at: Lynn Valley Main Library; 2nd floor Information Desk for your 1/2 hour one-on-one session.

Free. Drop-in sessions, no registration required. First come first served. For more information call 604 984 0286 Ext. 8144

When:

Thursdays until May 29, 2014
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Lynn Valley Main Library

E-Magazines are Easy

Did you know NVDPL now offers free e-magazines? Learn more about Zinio, NVDPL’s online magazine service.

Jennifer will teach you how to set up your Zinio accounts and how to find, checkout and download magazines to your computer, tablet or mobile device.

Feel free to bring your device if you have one.

When:

Thursday, April 24, 2014
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:
Lynn Valley Main Library

Lynn Valley Registration: 604-984-0286 ext 8144

When:

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:
Parkgate Branch Library

Parkgate Registration: 604-929-3727

One-on-One Computer Assistance

Need help with the Internet, email, word processing, social media or an e-reader? Sign up for a half-hour of personalized help from your Library.

When:

Thursday, April 10, 2014
1:30pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Capilano Branch Library

Registration: 604-987-4472 ext 8175

When:

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Parkgate Branch Library

Registration: 604-929-3727 ext 8168

When:

Thursday, April 17, 2014
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Lynn Valley Main Library

Registration: 604-984-0286 ext 8144

When:

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Parkgate Branch Library

Registration: 604-929-3727 ext 8168