technology

Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Wed Nov 27 2019 except Wed Dec 25 2019, Fri Dec 27 2019.
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: 
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Thursdays 3:45pm - 4:45pm (ages 7+) 
October 3-Nov 28th excluding Oct 31st, 2019

We are building a Lego town complete with all our favourite parks, places, shops and amenities. This is a registration only program. You must register online.

Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 18 2019 except Wed Dec 25 2019, Fri Dec 27 2019.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Time: 
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Are you a senior that is keen to learn about your ipad, laptop or tablet? Do you have questions about your gmail account, the app store, youtube or reading/ listening to books online? Come and join a librarian on Wednesday afternoons and succeed in unraveling some of these mysteries in technology. Please bring your device & any necessary passwords. There is a limit of one device per session to allow time for other patrons

I recently had a friend contact me about a disturbing email they’d received. The writer of the email purported to have compromised my friend’s account. That they had access to their computer, their email, and their webcam.

Recently a friend asked me about managing photos on her iPhone. She is a prolific photographer, taking photos for personal and professional social media use. Her challenge is managing the volume of photos, but also being able to go back and find them again.

Caller ID has been around for years. Most of us have it on our phones. We use it to decide if we need to answer that ring. It’s especially handy at letting us know when we don’t need to answer. But caller ID is being weaponized to get you to answer even when you don’t want to.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 2:00pm

Destination BC and Kootenay Rockies Tourism are pleased to present the Grow with Google program. The Grow with Google program goal is for small businesses to grow and succeed online by providing training and support materials.

Through a series of FREE workshops, you can learn about the resources and tools available through Google that can help your business thrive, including Google Analytics, Google My Business, and Google ads.

Join for the three sessions including:

What is it and why do you want it?

The internet is the biggest thing our species has ever built. It spans the globe numerous times. It is intertwined with all aspects of life for a significant portion of the people on the planet. It is immense.

Improved high-speed internet is on the way for 26 communities in the Kootenays, bringing people opportunities to learn, connect and better expand their businesses.

Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Columbia Basin Trust, is receiving $4.8 million in provincial funds for two new projects to improve broadband access in rural areas.

Here’s what happens: you’re careful. You use a separate password for email, banking, social media, etc. but on a bunch of sites, you reuse the same password. It’s just too difficult to remember the myriad of passwords that we all need to know each day.