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 the 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

For more details visit this page HERE.

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
23
Thu
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
24
Fri
TLC Workshops-Word Processing @ Technology Learning Centre at Family Place
Nov 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Word processing including using graphics.

TLC-Dropin
Nov 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
28
Tue
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
30
Thu
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
1
Fri
TLC Workshops-Fitness Tech @ Technology Learning Centre at Family Place
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

MyFitnessPal and FitBit Tracker  –  Want to track your calories and/or your exercise program??  We take a look at two apps that could help you do that. Tracking is a good way to become more aware of your eating habits and just how much exercise it takes to burn off the food you eat.  And it can be fun too!

TLC-Dropin
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
5
Tue
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
7
Thu
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
8
Fri
TLC Workshops-Maps @ Technology Learning Centre at Family Place
Dec 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Maps.me (MapsWithMe) offers free, fast, detailed and entirely offline maps for world travellers. Learn how to download maps, mark destinations and set a road map for your trip. This program is free to download to your iPad, Tablet or phone.

 

TLC-Dropin
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
12
Tue
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
14
Thu
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
15
Fri
TLC Workshops-File Management @ Technology Learning Centre at Family Place
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Managing your computer files.

TLC-Dropin
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
19
Tue
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
21
Thu
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
22
Fri
CLOSED Winter Vacation (Technology Learning Centre)
Dec 22 2017 – Jan 8 2018 all-day
Jan
9
Tue
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jan
11
Thu
TLC-Dropin @ Technology Learning Centre
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm