Technology Education Coordinator

Sam Iversen is our Technology Education Coordinator.

Sam  can help you with: accessing ebooks, computers, library databases, smartphones, tablets, websites, and more. Appointments for tech help are available for Sechelt Library Card holders ONLY. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca. She also holds drop-in sessions (see below)

Sam’s programs
1. iPad 101
Learn how to make full use of your iPad in this six-week course. We will cover different topics each week with plenty of time for questions
and practice. Topics include: Settings and apple ID; What is iCloud?; Surfing the web; Using default apps; Great library apps; and Troubleshooting and tips.

6 Tuesdays 11:00am-12:30pm
April 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th ; May 7th, 14th

2. All Ages Maker Space
Join us at this drop-in program to experiment with iPads, robotics, arts and crafts, and other fun projects in a relaxed, fun environment.

Friday, Feb 15th (Pro-D Day); Saturday, April 20th; Saturday, May 11th; Saturday, June 15th
2:00-4:00 pm

3. Youth Maker Space
Come to the library after school on Tuesdays. We have iPads and laptops for homework and games, robotics and programming materials, art supplies, and a large room just for youth to pursue your interests.

Tuesdays 3:00-5:00pm January 8th-June 25th in the Community Room
No Youth Maker Space during Spring Vacation: March 19th and 26th.

4. Tech Help Appointments
Tech Support with Samantha Iversen. Monday, Tuesday, and Friday in the Library. By appointment for Sechelt Library card holders only. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@secheltlibrary.ca

5. Tech Help Drop-in
Have a quick question and don’t want to wait for an appointment? Drop in to ask the T.E.C Thursday mornings every week. Drop-in help is limited to 15 minutes per person when there is a wait.

Thursdays 11:00 am-1:00 pm

TIP: Sam recommends the following websites:

digitallearn.org This free resource includes videos explaining computer topics from how to use a keyboard and mouse to how to search for jobs online. The lessons are built for beginners and those who would like to improve their computer knowledge. Each lesson includes a video and printable resources.

learnfree.org has more than 125 lessons on computer basics, career planning, digital skills, Reading, Math, photoshop, Microsoft Office, personal finance, and more.