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)
1. Beginner Computer Class
Every week you will work through an online course on basic computer skills at your own pace, with our Technology Education Coordinator available when you need help. You can bring your own laptop or borrow one of the library’s laptops. This program has been made possible by the District of Sechelt’s Community Investment Program.
6 Tuesdays 11:00am-12:30pm
Feb 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th ; March 5th, 12th
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
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, Thursday and Friday in the Library. By appointment for Sechelt Library card holders only. Call 604 885 3260 or email email@example.com
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.