Computer Programs

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 - April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 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:

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

Location:
Parkgate Branch Library

Registration: 604-929-3727 ext 8168

Hop into Hoopla

Hoopla is almost here! You will be able to start to access it in May and we'll keep you informed as to how you do that.

What's Hoopla? Well lets start by asking some questions:

  • Do you want to stream or download movies, television shows, whole music albums and/or audiobooks for free?
  • Do you live in North Vancouver District?
  • Do you have an internet connection?

If you answer “yes” to all of these questions - then Hoopla is for you.

When:

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:
Capilano Branch Library

Capilano Registration: 604-987-4471

When:

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:
Parkgate Branch Library

Parkgate Registration: 604-929-3727

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, May 20, 2014
2:30pm - 4:30pm

Location:
Parkgate Branch Library

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.

Free; registration required.

When:

Thursday, May 8, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Capilano Branch Library
Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Tuesday, May 13, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Parkgate Branch Library
Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8168

Tuesday, May 27, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Parkgate Branch Library
Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8168

Ease into Ebooks

Did you know your library has ebooks you can access for free?

Learn all the basics about Library ebooks at one of these free sessions. Join us to learn about the following:

  • the differences between various file formats,
  • which devices will work with the library’s collection,
  • how to find, checkout, and download content from British Columbia’s Library 2 Go collection.

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

When:

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:
Parkgate Branch Library

E-Magazines are Easy

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

Learn 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.

Register @ 604-987-4471 ext. 8175

When:

Friday, May 9, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:
Capilano Branch Library

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: 604-984-2086 Ext 8144

When:

Monday, May 12, 2014
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:
Lynn Valley Main Library