Computer Training Courses

One-to-One Technology Coaching

We can help you with basic computer, Internet and social media skills, using library eBooks and with your personal technology. Please refer below for details about what we offer and how to book.

Available at Brodie and Waverley. Call 684-6815 to book.

  • Computer and mouse basics
  • Email
  • Facebook
  • Internet Searching
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Using the Library's catalogue or databses

*Coaching sessions are held using Library equipment only.

Available at any Library location. Call 345-8275 ext. 7251 or email mdemillo@tbpl.ca to book.

  • Using your own smart phone or tablet
  • Library eBooks

Ancestry LE

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. 
Participants are welcome to bring their own laptop to use in class.

Mary J.L. Black Community Program Room:
Wednesday, September 28 @ 2 pm
Tuesday, November 22 @ 6:30 pm

Ancestry LE Advanced 

This class goes beyond the introductory Ancestry LE class to get the most out of the Library's online genealogy resource Ancestry Library Edition (LE) database. You must know how to use the Ancestry LE database at a basic level already. Pre-register by calling 684-6815 or online
Participants are welcome to bring their own laptop to use in class.

Mary J.L. Black Community Program Room:
Tuesday, October 4 @ 6:30 pm
Wednesday, December 14 @ 2 pm

PCensus 101

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:

Jesse Roberts at Brodie (624-4203 / tbpl%23ca|jroberts)
Lindsey Long at Waverley (684-6812 / tbpl%23ca|llong)

For more information on PCensus, visit the PCensus page on our Web site.

How to Download eBooks

Visit the eBook page on our Web site for details. For help, and to make an appointment for help, contact Margaret at 345-8275 x7251 or mdemillo@tbpl.ca

 

View the 2016 Computer Training Course Calendar