Technology Skills

Gain skills with computers and accessing digital resources.

Come in and sit down with a librarian one-to-one to learn about all the amazing digital resources NVDPL offers, from e-books and e-audiobooks, digital magazines and newspapers, language-learning programs and more!

Bring your personal device and we can help get you set up. You’ll be learning, researching, and reading online in no time!

No registration required. Call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175 for information.

Location:
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Meet Libby, the new app for OverDrive!

Take Libby with you wherever you go and you’ll never be without free access to ebooks and audiobooks. With Libby, you can find, checkout, and download content from British Columbia’s Library2Go collection. Join us to learn how Libby differs from the previous OverDrive app. (Hint: It’s much easier to use!)

Bring your tablet or mobile device to follow along and get started. Note that this session is for ebooks on tablets and mobile devices only. There may be a separate session discussing ebooks for dedicated e-readers (i.e., Kobos).

Register online or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.  

Location:
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Did you know NVDPL offers free access to e-newspapers? You can view the Newspaper Right from your Device!

Come and learn more about PressReader (formerly PressDisplay), a free online newspaper service offered by NVDPL. PressReader is a digital newspaper provider offering over 6,000 publications from over 100 countries in 60+ languages. The new PressReader platform allows you to customize your reading experience, gain international perspectives, and engage with topics of interests through our bookmark, share, translate, and comment features. Join us to learn how to access current newspapers from around the world on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

Please bring your device with you if you wish to follow along.

Register online or at 604-929-3727 , ext. 8166.

Location:
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Did you recently get a new tablet or mobile phone? Eager to see what is available through the library on your device?

Join us for an overview of the various free e-resource offerings available to North Vancouver District residents! Whether you want to learn how to read library ebooks and e-audiobooks using Libby, read e-magazines using RBdigital, or learn a new language using Mango, this session will help you familiarize yourself with all these applications and more.

OR! You can also get started on your own by visiting: www.nvdpl.ca/databases

Register online or at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

 

Location:
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Did you know NVDPL offers free access to e-newspapers? You can view the Newspaper Right from your Device!

Come and learn more about PressReader (formerly PressDisplay), a free online newspaper service offered by NVDPL. PressReader is a digital newspaper provider offering over 6,000 publications from over 100 countries in 60+ languages. The new PressReader platform allows you to customize your reading experience, gain international perspectives, and engage with topics of interests through our bookmark, share, translate, and comment features. Join us to learn how to access current newspapers from around the world on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

Please bring your device with you if you wish to follow along.

Register online or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm