Technology Learning Centre

The Technology Learning Centre is located at Family Place – 494 Bay Avenue in Parksville.  When entering the main entrance of Family Place, you will see the door to the TLC just to the right of the fireplace.

We offer FREE computer and Internet access as well as tutoring at our weekly drop-in sessions and one hour Tech Topic Workshops on Fridays.  We have both Macs and PCs, as well as iPads, or you can bring your own.  We offer help on both Mac and PC platforms, and all kinds of mobile devices like tablets, iPads, cell phones, etc.  FOR MORE INFO Call: 250-947-8258.

“We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia”

NEW! Oceanside Community MakerSpace

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Drop-In

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am until 12 noon.

Fridays from 10:30 am – 12pm (after the workshop)

These are some of the things we can help with:

  • Email and send photos in email
  • Search the Internet
  • Word processing and Spreadsheets
  • Voice and video over the Internet (ie. Skype)
  • Download movies/TV shows to an iPad

Tech Topic 1 hr Workshops

These FREE Workshops take place FRIDAYS from 9:30 to10:30. See the calendar below for the Tech Topic that will be covered. No registration necessary, first come first serve.

BLT2Go Mobile Tech Lab

Thursdays 1 – 3 pm

We park just in front of the Qualicum Library weekly.

Nov
20
Tue
TLC Drop-In @ Technology Learning Centre
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
22
Thu
TLC Drop-in @ Technology Learning Centre
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
TLC BLT 2Go Mobile Tech Lab @ Qualicum Beach Library
Nov 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nov
23
Fri
TLC Workshops: Advanced Word Processing @ Technology Learning Centre - Family Place
Nov 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Join Joyce in this free tech workshop and build on what you already know by adding photos into a text document and crop, rotate and resize them (using Microsoft Word and/or Open Office Writer).

TLC Drop-In @ Technology Learning Centre
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
27
Tue
TLC Drop-In @ Technology Learning Centre
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
29
Thu
TLC Drop-in @ Technology Learning Centre
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
TLC BLT 2Go Mobile Tech Lab @ Qualicum Beach Library
Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nov
30
Fri
TLC Workshops: Introduction to iPad/iPhone @ Technology Learning Centre - Family Place
Nov 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Do you have a new iPad or iPhone, not sure how it all works, we will go over the basics and may be a few more advanced features.

TLC Drop-In @ Technology Learning Centre
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
4
Tue
TLC Drop-In @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
6
Thu
TLC Drop-in @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
TLC BLT 2Go Mobile Tech Lab @ Qualicum Beach Library
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dec
7
Fri
TLC Workshops: Library Services & Mango Languages @ Parksville Library
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Come and find out what amazing electronic services the local Libraries have to offer, for free. We will then focus on Mango, the language learning database designed to equip you with conversational abilities. Mango immerses you in everyday conversations, in 45 different languages. With Susan Pierce at the Parksville Library

TLC Drop-In @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
11
Tue
TLC Drop-In @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
13
Thu
TLC Drop-in @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
TLC BLT 2Go Mobile Tech Lab @ Qualicum Beach Library
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dec
14
Fri
TLC Workshops: : ETSY – Buy and Sell hand-made products @ Technology Learning Centre - Family Place
Dec 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Join Joyce and explore Etsy in this free tech workshop. Etsy is an online marketplace where people can buy and sell unique goods. It’s focus is on handmade items. Etsy makes it possible for creators to sell their work online without having their own website. We will show you how it works, how to search the site and explain the basics for getting started selling.

TLC Drop-In @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm