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. Please see below for info on Drop-in sessions.
1. Tech Help Drop-in
Have a quick question on iPads, computers, ebooks and more? Drop in to ask the T.E.C. Thursdays 11am-1pm and Fridays 1pm-3pm. Drop-in help is limited to 15 minutes per person when there is a wait.
2. Tech Help Appointments
Tech Support with Samantha Iversen in the Library. By appointment for Sechelt Library card holders only. Call 604 885 3260 or email email@example.com to put yourself on the waiting list.
3. 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. Children under 10 must be supervised by an adult.
Coming in the Fall
4. Youth Drop-in
Weekly on Tuesdays 3pm-5pm
For ages 10-18. Come every Tuesday afternoon to enjoy a rotation of different activities:
a. Maker Space – Enjoy your choice of Video games, programming, robotics, iPads, arts and crafts and more.
Sept 10th, Oct 8th, Nov 5th, Dec 3rd
b. Bored (NOT!) Games – Come and play one of our fun board games or bring your own!
Sept 17th, Oct 15th, Nov 12th, Dec 10th
c. Movie Matinee – We will choose a different movie to watch from our great selection.
Sept 24th, Oct 29th, Nov 19th
d. Art Afternoon – Enjoy a fun art project.
Oct 1st, Oct 22nd, Nov 26th
5. Windows 10 Class
Learn how to use the latest Windows operating system in three beginner-friendly sessions. Topics include: Settings, start menu, Cortana, file explorer, Onedrive and more.
6. Computer Organization Club
We will begin every session with some tips and tricks on organizing your photos, files, and email and then socialize while we organize.
Tuesdays in October (15, 22, 29) from 11am to 12:30pm in the Community Room. This is a FREE program. Registration required – come by or call the library at 604-885-3260.
7. Telus Wise Adult and Parent Workshop
November 30th, 11-12:30pm
This workshop is facilitated by Telus Wise, an initiative to increase knowledge of how to live safely in a digital world. This workshop for adults will teach internet, smartphone and social media safety. It will address how to parent and keep your family safe online.
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.