Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2019-08-25
Tuesday, September 3
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Learn about how you can use Twitter, one of the most popular social media platforms, to connect with an international community of users on a variety of topics such as news, politics, content creation, and daily musings. If you’re curious about Twitter but haven’t used it much, this session is for you!

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, August 5.

Tuesday, September 10
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Learn Microsoft Excel basics in two sessions, September 10 and September 17.

Session one:

  • Create a new spreadsheet
  • Enter, delete, format and sort data
  • Perform calculations with basic formulas
  • Save and print documents   

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.  Participants are expected to attend both sessions.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, August 5.

Tuesday, September 17
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Learn Microsoft Excel basics in two sessions, September 10 and September 17.

Session two:

  • Create a budget spreadsheet
  • Apply multiplication and division formulas
  • Use spreadsheet data to create a chart or graph

During session two, there will be 30 minutes to practice and ask questions.   

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.  Participants are expected to attend both sessions.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, August 5.

Friday, September 20
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Are you new to using a computer? Learn the basics to get you started.

In this workshop, we’ll go over how to:

  • Use a mouse and keyboard
  • Work with folders and files
  • Search the internet

We’ll be working with computers using Windows operating system.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, August 5.

Friday, September 27
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

This class will help you understand the basics of accessing information via the internet. Learn about web browsers, website navigation and search engines.

Basic computer knowledge required.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, August 5.

Tuesday, October 1
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Introduction to HTML is a program for beginners who have never tried any coding before.  We will be going over basic tags used for web page layout and organization. This class will involve an instructional demonstration followed by an independent activity where attendees can get creative and build their own web page.

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, September 2.

Tuesday, October 8
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

LinkedIn is a social networking site designed for members to establish professional connections. It is a digital space where employers and job seekers can find each other.

This information session will explore such things as the creation of a profile, the content you’ll find on LinkedIn, and the ways in which you can strengthen your professional network.

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, September 2.

Wednesday, October 16
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn the basics of word processing, how to create a simple document and save it, as well as other options in Word like copy and paste, spell check, font and paragraph, and printing. If you have basic computer skills but are baffled by word processing, this course is for you.

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, September 2.

Wednesday, October 23
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn about the threats to your online security and how to keep your information safe when using the Internet. Whether you are experienced with using computers or a beginner, this workshop will provide you with the information you need to be safe online. 

Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.

Registration begins Monday, September 2.