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3/29/14

"Mobile Technology How-to"

Technology Workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Address: Cascade Park Community Library, 600 NE 136th Ave
360-906-5106 (library phone number)
Description: Learning mobile technology can seem like a daunting task for some of us. #nextchapter would like to show you not only how it can be fun and easy to use but also how it can improve you current lifestyle. We will teach you basic functions and need to know apps on your mobile device.

4/05/14

"Multitasking and Gaming"

Technology Workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Address: Cascade Park Community Library, 600 NE 136th Ave
Phone Number: 360-906-5106 (library phone number)
Description: In today’s digital age, multitasking and gaming have been framed for stealing student’s ability to focus. Multitasking is how our brain is wired. This workshop is perfect for parents who want to learn about the effective uses of multitasking and ways to help their children balance it with deep attention techniques.

4/12/14

"Teaching Software"

Technology Workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Address: Vancouver Community Library, 901 C Street
Phone Number: 360-906-5106 (library phone number)
Description: Living in the technology age we need to prepare ourselves to use the tools of today’s workforce appropriately. Here you will learn function in the professional work environment by having the necessary skills in place, from project management tools like Google Docs and Dropbox, to social media, and other forms of communication.

4/17/14

Film Festival: "Disconnect"

Film showing and discussion
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Address: Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main Street
360-816-0352 (Kiggins phone number)
Description: Come see 2012 film "Disconnect," starring Jason Bateman, for free at Kiggins Theatre in downtown Vancouver. The film will be bookended by discussions led by the #nextchapter team.

4/26/14

"Media Integration"

Technology Workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Address: Vancouver Community Library, 901 C Street
Phone Number: 360-906-5106 (library phone number)
Description: The web has opened up the world of media to us all. Though we can all read, view and listen to media on a webpage, the inner workings of the web remain a mystery to many of us. How do you make sense of all the acronyms for all the various media files? What are html, css, js, mp4, jpg, png and gif? In this introductory workshop you will learn how a webpage is coded to deliver to an integrated media experience to a user.

5/03/14

"IPZ Introduction"

Technology Workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Address: Vancouver Community Library, 901 C Street
Phone Number: 360-906-5106 (library phone number)
Description: This workshop is intended to educate our community about our Vancouver IPZ and help you explore your possibility to pursue a career in digital technology.

5/08/14

"How You Can Help Your Child Be Ready to Read"

Workshop
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Address: Cascade Park Community Library, 600 NE 136th Ave
Phone Number: 360-906-5106 (library phone number)
Description: How can you help your child be ready to read? Read, sing, talk, write and play, everyday! Join us for a discussion about early literacy, including information from the #nextchapter book, Now You See It by Cathy Davidson. Ideal for parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5.

5/09/14

"Presentation by Cathy Davidson"

Open Lecture
Time: To be announced
Address: Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St
Phone Number: 360-816-0352 (library phone number)
Description: Cathy Davidson, the author of #nextchapter's 2014 book, Now You See It, will cap off the year's events with a free, open presentation at Kiggins Theatre.

5/10/14

"How You Can Help Your Child Be Ready to Read"

Workshop
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Address: Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St
Phone Number: 360-906-5106 (library phone number)
Description: How can you help your child be ready to read? Read, sing, talk, write and play, everyday! Join us for a discussion about early literacy, including information from the #nextchapter book, Now You See It by Cathy Davidson. Ideal for parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5.