Tech Programs

Visit our YouTube channel Watch Ashley's Wired Wednesday video tutorials on YouTube.
Watch The Blue Mountains Creator Space e-learning tutorials on YouTube. 

Visit Computers in our Virtual Branch for more links to tech training, including Lynda.com.

Wired Wednesdays Live: COVID App (Video)

Wednesday September 30, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Have your downloaded the COVID app that has been introduced by the Canadian Government? In this video, Ashley will show you how to download the app and how it works. Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget to join Ashley at 1pm for Facebook Live to answer your tech help questions.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Exterior Photography: Working with Sunlight

Saturday October 3, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Webinar.

No experience required.

No equipment required to watch the live demo.

Recommended Age: Adults and Teens 13+

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://creatorspace.eventbritestudio.com/116642543989

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Homework Help Resources (Video)

Wednesday October 7, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Now that the kids are back in school, Ashley will be walking you through the homework help resources on our Virtual Branch.

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: libraytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Portable Music Recording Studio Techniques

Thursday October 8, 2020

Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Webinar.

No experience required. No equipment required to watch the live demo.

Recommended Age: Adults and Teens 13+

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://creatorspace.eventbritestudio.com/116646170837

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Finding New Books in our Catalogue (Video)

Wednesday October 14, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Looking for new books in our catalogue? In this video, Ashley will walk you through how to find our new books and place holds in our catalogue. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Digital Drawing: Cartoon People and Caricatures

Saturday October 17, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Webinar.

No experience required.

Recommended Age: All Ages

No equipment required to view the webinar - an iPad or Tablet is recommended.

Software used: Procreate for iPad/Tablet.

How to Get Started with Procreate for iPad: https://youtu.be/EXm5ZbmDZxw

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://creatorspace.eventbritestudio.com/116646951171

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Customizing the Background of your Device (Video)

Wednesday October 21, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Did you know that you can move your apps around, change your background etc? In this video, Ashley will be walking you through how to customize the background of your device. 

 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Special FX: Green Screen Production

Saturday October 24, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Webinar.

No previous experience required.

Recommended Age: Adults and Teens 13+

No equipment required to watch demonstration

Software Used: Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve

How to Install and Get Started with Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Software: https://youtu.be/0uSb4J_xggA

With Instructor and Filmmaker Tom Strnad: Tom has produced over 20 feature films and post-production supervised over 15 television series. Tom was the executive producer of the Twisted Pictures production THE TORTURED, distributed by IFC Films. His productions have screened at over 300 international film festivals including TIFF, SXSW, FIPA, Montreal and VIFF, and have been nominated for Canadian Screen Awards. Tom is a recipient of financing from ONCreates, Telefilm Canada, NFB Canada and Canada Council for the Arts.

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://creatorspace.eventbritestudio.com/116650750535

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Break The Fake: How to Tell What's True Online? Workshop

Monday October 26, 2020 - Friday October 30, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Zoom.

The Break the Fake: How to Tell What's True Online workshop will teach audiences four quick, easy steps they can take to spot misinformation and find out if something online is true or not. Designed for audiences aged 11 and up. Register online to receive a link to the workshop.

Not able to attend the workshop? Visit our Facebook page where we'll share a Self-Directed tutorial version after the workshop!

 

Media Literacy Week is an annual national campaign to help spread the word about the importance of media literacy and good digital citizenship. Celebrate Media Literacy Week, October 26th to 30th, with Break the Fake activities connecting us from coast to coast to coast.

Engage with us and others to help spread the word online of the importance of media literacy by using #MediaLitWk and #BreaktheFake.

Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://mediasmarts.ca/

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Media Literacy Week Keeping your Children Safe Online (Video)

Wednesday October 28, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Media Literacy Week is upon us and all this week we will be posting tips and tricks to help to debunk misinformation and disinformation. In this video, Ashley will be talking about how you can keep your children safe online. 

 Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Video Editing and Photography: Adding Movement

Thursday October 29, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Webinar.

No previous experience required.

Recommended Age: Adults and Teens 13+

Software: Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve

How to Install and Get Started with Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Software: https://youtu.be/0uSb4J_xggA

With Instructor and Filmmaker Tom Strnad: Tom has produced over 20 feature films and post-production supervised over 15 television series. Tom was the executive producer of the Twisted Pictures production THE TORTURED, distributed by IFC Films. His productions have screened at over 300 international film festivals including TIFF, SXSW, FIPA, Montreal and VIFF, and have been nominated for Canadian Screen Awards. Tom is a recipient of financing from ONCreates, Telefilm Canada, NFB Canada and Canada Council for the Arts.

Brought to you by The Creator Space Mobile Digital Arts Lab, in partnership with The Blue Mountains Public Library, the Collingwood Public Library and the Wasaga Beach Public Library

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien: https://canadacouncil.ca/

Contact: Tracey Strnad
Email: tracey@tbmcreatorspace.com Website: https://creatorspace.eventbritestudio.com/116651827757

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