September is International Literacy Month — a world-wide annual celebration that brings together governments, organizations, NGOs, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners and, of course, libraries. It is an occasion to mark global literacy achievements and reflect on ways to counter remaining challenges for the promotion of literacy as an
Carley Angelstad, Camrose Canadian Lifestyles Contributor
Until recently, virtual reality has been a technology of the future, something we see in movies and on TV.
Ah, summer. With the nice weather comes vacations, often in the form of a road trip.
We’ve all had the experience, waiting in a long line at the grocery store, arriving early for a coffee date or sitting in a doctor’s office.
“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” is a common refrain when talking about technology and seniors.
Every day at the library, I hear a patron say “oops” or “sorry- I don’t know what I’m doing”. Young and old, everyone wants to do their best- whether it’s building a popsicle stick bridge or using Google for the first time. While this is a natural response, wouldn’t it be wonderful if instead we reacted with, “cool, how did that happen?” or “intere
Libraries play an important role in creating digitally inclusive communities that allow people to access library services anytime and anywhere. According to the American Library Association, “The ability to access and successfully use digital information is central to nearly everything we do, and any gaps in digital access and skills have significa