Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2018-11-20
Thursday, November 29
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

If you’ve never used a computer and want to give it a try, this class is for you. Find out what a useful tool a computer can be!

Free, but seating is limited. Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971 or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library. 

Monday, December 3
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Introduction to Lynda.com

Lynda.com includes more than 16,000 courses on software programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, and includes tutorials on social media and web publishing tools like Facebook, Twitter and WordPress. There are courses on career improvement, productivity, marketing and more. If you want to acquire more business and technology skills then this session is for you.

Prerequisite: Must be comfortable using computer, keyboard and mouse and have valid Burnaby Library card.

Free, but seating is limited. Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971 or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library. 

Thursday, December 6
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Introduction to MS PowerPoint 2010

This class will introduce you to the basics of creating a slideshow presentation using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010.  Learn how to create slides, insert text, and edit your presentation!                                                           

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

Free, but seating is limited. Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971 or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library. 

Saturday, December 15
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages 7 to 9.

Registration is required and opens on November 26 by phone, at the info desk, or on bpl.bc.ca/events.

Explore the wonders of circuitry with our collection of LittleBits, an innovative way to experiment and invent with electricity and its applications. This program will feature a short lesson followed by a chance to play with the LittleBits.

All children under 10 will need to bring an adult who will participate. When
you register, please indicate the name of the child (not the caregiver).

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Saturday, December 15
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Ages 10 to 12.

Registration is required and opens on November 26 by phone, at the info desk, or on bpl.bc.ca/events.

Explore the wonders of circuitry with our collection of LittleBits, an innovative way to experiment and invent with electricity and its applications. This program will feature a short lesson followed by a chance to play with the LittleBits.

All children under 10 will need to bring an adult who will participate. When
you register, please indicate the name of the child (not the caregiver).

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Tuesday, January 22
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

If you’ve never used a computer and want to give it a try, this class is for you. Find out what a useful tool a computer can be!

Free, but seating is limited. Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971 or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library. 

Registration starts on December 27 at 10 am.

Wednesday, January 30
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

This class will help you learn the basics of a web browser. See common web site navigation features & use a search engine to perform simple searches.

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register. Registration begins on December 27 at 10 am. 

Free, but seating is limited. Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971 or in person at the Tommy Douglas Library.