Computer Training Courses
Mouse in the House
This class is designed for beginners with little or no skill using a computer mouse. If you have never used a computer mouse before, you need to take this class before you register for any of the other classes. Pre-register by calling 684-6815 or online.
Mary J.L. Black Commons
Tuesday, September 17, 7:00-8:30pm
Wednesday, November 6, 7:00-8:30pm
Click here for a copy of the Mouse in the House handout.
Searching the Internet
This course is a general introduction to the Internet. Use your mouse skills to navigate Web pages and learn the basics of Internet browsers. This class covers basic terminology and basic searching. Pre-register by calling 684-6815 or online.
Mary J.L. Black Commons
Thursday, October 3, 7:00-8:30pm
Tuesday, December 3, 7:00-8:30pm
Click here for a copy of the Searching the Internet handout.
Learn how to use the online genealogy resource Ancestry Library Edition (LE). Explore databases and record collections from Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia. You must know how to use a computer and Internet browser to register for this class. Pre-register by calling 684-6815 or online.
Monday, September 23, 7:00-8:30pm
Tuesday, November 12, 7:00-8:30pm
Mary J.L. Black Commons:
Saturday, September 28, 10:00am-12:00pm
Thursday, October 10, 7:00-8:30pm
Thursday, December 12, 7:00-8:30pm
One-on-One Internet Training Sessions
The Thunder Bay Public Library now offers one-on-one Internet training sessions at the Brodie and Waverley Resource Libraries. Library staff are available for one hour appointments to assist you with your basic Internet needs. Topics include accessing the Library catalogue and electronic resources, setting up an email account and searching the Internet. Call 684-6812 to book your appointment. *All one-on-one training sessions are held using Library equipment only.
Do you have questions about Facebook? Call 684-6819 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your private one-hour session with a Facebook Coach. A variety of dates and times are available.
Thunder Bay Public Library has you covered for business research and information - from statistics and demographics to leadership, management, finance and more. The PCensus database is available at Brodie and Waverley for free public use.
Schedule a one-on-one session and discover how PCensus can help you determine market potential and target market, find Canadian demographics and consumer spending data, pinpoint suitable business locations and much more.
To make an appointment call:
For more information on PCensus, visit the PCensus page on our Web site.
Mapping Your Future Business
Need to know how many married couples with children live in Westfort? Or how about the best place to locate your business based on spending patterns? This FREE 2 hour workshop will take you through a variety of ways to answer these and other demographic questions. Enrolment is limited. Register by contacting Jesse Roberts at 624-4203 or tbpl%23ca|jroberts
Friday, October 25 @ 9:00-11:00am.....MJLB Commons Room
How to Download eBooks
Visit the OverDrive page on our Web site for details. For help, and to make an appointment for help, contact Joanna Aegard at 684-6819 or tbpl%23ca|jaegard