Library offers technology-focused training sessions

The Courtenay and Comox branches of the Vancouver Island Regional Library will hold free technology-focused training sessions this month.

The Courtenay and Comox branches of the Vancouver Island Regional Library will hold free technology-focused training sessions this month. The sessions are designed to introduce people to the basic concepts involved in using the new library catalogue, Facebook, eBooks, and online research. Note that some sessions are drop-in and some require prior registration. The schedule is as follows: • Introduction to eBooks: Comox: Aug. 10, 2 p.m. Call 250-339-2971 to register. Courtenay: Aug. 22, 11 a.m. Call 250-334-3369, ext. 2 to register. • Introduction to the New Catalogue: Courtenay: Aug. 15 11 a.m. Drop in. • Facebook 101: Comox: Aug. 16, 2 p.m. Call 250-339-2971 to register. Courtenay: Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m. Call 250-334-3369 ext. 2 to register. eResearch: What’s it About?: Courtenay: Aug. 12, 11 a.m. Drop in. For more information, call the appropriate branch at the numbers provided, visit the website at www.virl.bc.ca or drop by your local branch. The Courtenay branch is located at 300 Sixth St. and the Comox branch is at 1720 Beaufort Ave. — Vancouver Island Regional Library

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