Technology Training

Beginner or expert? Curious and confident or trepidatious and terrified? Don’t worry, we’ve got the learning experience you need. Try a sit-down class, a drop-in social, or a hands-on workshop and find your own personal tech heaven!

Check Out A Skill

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Taken a class and still need help? Struggling with that new e-reader? Curious about our 3D printer? Want to learn more about the cool new technologies we’ve been playing with in the library? Book some personalized one-on-one time with our resident tech experts. Appointments are available in one-hour blocks and can be made by contacting your local branch or filling out this online form.

Appy Hour

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Curious about technology?  Want to have cool things to talk about at parties?  Join us every Wednesday afternoon to learn one new thing about technology. It may be a timesaving tip, a cool new app for your phone, the big tech news story of the day, or how to use Microsoft Excel to make a work of art.  Meet other people who love to learn and share your best tips and tricks!  This technology social club is a free drop-in program for adults.

Lakeshore: every Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm
Cookstown: every Friday 2:30-3:30pm

Tinkershop

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Tinkershops are a great way to get acquainted with the library’s hackLAB and Digital Media Lab technology.  You’ll receive a quick tour of the space and learn the basics for vinyl cutting, lasering, 3D printing, digital conversion, circuitry, or coding!    See a current list of our offerings here.

Workshops & Computer Classes

woman instructs a class in the computer lab

For the fans of hands-on learning, we offer a changing roster of workshops and computer classes for the artist, musician, or tech guru within.  See a current list of our offerings here.

Learning Express Online Computer Classes

If you do well with self-directed learning, you might enjoy Learning Express online courses.  Learn Windows 8, Word, Excel, Outlook, Photoshop and more at your own pace, from the comfort of your own home!  You will need a valid library card to access Learning Express.  Anyone who lives or works in Innisfil is entitled to a free library card; visit your nearest branch for assistance.   Tip Sheet (PDF)