Technology Skills

Gain skills with computers and accessing digital resources.

Sit down for a one-to-one virtual talk with a librarian 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!

Just connect via Zoom with a microphone and speakers (and a camera if you like!). Bring all your questions, no matter how specific or generic! You’ll be learning, researching, and reading online in no time!

Please note that this session will take place over Zoom. You will need a microphone and speakers, or a headset, in order to take part in the session.

Registration required. Register online to receive a Zoom invite prior to the session. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Sit down for a one-to-one virtual talk with a librarian 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!

Just connect via Zoom with a microphone and speakers (and a camera if you like!). Bring all your questions, no matter how specific or generic! You’ll be learning, researching, and reading online in no time!

Please note that this session will take place over Zoom. You will need a microphone and speakers, or a headset, in order to take part in the session.

Registration required. Register online to receive a Zoom invite prior to the session. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 10:45am to 11:15am

Sit down for a one-to-one virtual talk with a librarian 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!

Just connect via Zoom with a microphone and speakers (and a camera if you like!). Bring all your questions, no matter how specific or generic! You’ll be learning, researching, and reading online in no time!

Please note that this session will take place over Zoom. You will need a microphone and speakers, or a headset, in order to take part in the session.

Registration required. Register online to receive a Zoom invite prior to the session. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Do you want to learn another language? You’re in luck! NVDPL provides access to Mango Languages for FREE. So where will you go Mango?

Mango Languages is an online resource that teaches practical conversation skills for the world’s most popular languages. From Spanish to Swahili, English to Icelandic, and Pirate to Shakespeare, Mango has  virtually everyone’s language and culture curiosities covered. With Mango, you don’t have to choose between learning how to say the Spanish, "estoy aprendiendo español," or the Croatian, "učim hrvatski." Join us at this session to learn more about Mango Languages and how to use it!

This meeting will take place on Zoom. What you’ll need: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam for Zoom; or your smartphone/tablet. We will email you the Zoom link in advance of the event. We will be using Zoom Meetings, so your mic and video will be turned off when you enter the event.

 

Location:
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Sit down for a one-to-one virtual talk with a librarian 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!

Just connect via Zoom with a microphone and speakers (and a camera if you like!). Bring all your questions, no matter how specific or generic! You’ll be learning, researching, and reading online in no time!

Please note that this session will take place over Zoom. You will need a microphone and speakers, or a headset, in order to take part in the session.

Registration required. Register online to receive a Zoom invite prior to the session. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Sit down for a one-to-one virtual talk with a librarian 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!

Just connect via Zoom with a microphone and speakers (and a camera if you like!). Bring all your questions, no matter how specific or generic! You’ll be learning, researching, and reading online in no time!

Please note that this session will take place over Zoom. You will need a microphone and speakers, or a headset, in order to take part in the session.

Registration required. Register online to receive a Zoom invite prior to the session. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 10:45am to 11:15am

Sit down for a one-to-one virtual talk with a librarian 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!

Just connect via Zoom with a microphone and speakers (and a camera if you like!). Bring all your questions, no matter how specific or generic! You’ll be learning, researching, and reading online in no time!

Please note that this session will take place over Zoom. You will need a microphone and speakers, or a headset, in order to take part in the session.

Registration required. Register online to receive a Zoom invite prior to the session. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Did you know NVDPL offers free access to e-newspapers and e-magazines?

Join us via Zoom and learn more about PressReader, NVDPL's main resource for accessing  e-newspapers and e-magazines! With PressReader, you can access more than 7,000 publications from over 100 countries in 50+ languages.

The PressReader platform allows you to customize your reading experience, gain international perspectives, and engage with topics of interests through its bookmark, share, translate, and comment features.

Join us to learn how to access current newspapers and magazines from around the world on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

This meeting will take place on Zoom. What you’ll need: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam for Zoom; or your smartphone/tablet. We will email you the Zoom link in advance of the event. We will be using Zoom Meetings, so your mic and video will be turned off when you enter the event.

 

Location:
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am