We had about 350 participants during the initial 8-weeks!
This is SUCH a worthwhile program. Thank you!
Very pleasant & patient instructors - thanks!
I am very excited you are offering this class and I hope it will continue.
The class is very informative. I hope you continue having classes in the future. Thanks, I enjoyed it.
I would like to say thank-you for your care and devotion on teaching us about the new toys of technology.
Our instructors taught us to be both cautious when surfing, but also encouraged us to try new programming, giving us great tips.
Why This Program Was Successful:
Formed many new partnerships with local organizations!
Helped foster economic development in the Parry Sound region!
Increased membership from both Parry Sound and contracting townships!
Positive impact on collection development (computer-training books).
Promoted circulation of our non-fiction technology books!
Highlighted the need for more online resources.
Our staff is better equipped to answer daily technology questions at the front desk.
Promoted Parry Sound Public Library as a community resource for computer help.
Photos from the Surfin' Seniors Celebration:
Awards & Recognition:
Surfin' Seniors won the Public Innovation Award at the 2018 Parry Sound District and Muskoka Impact Awards!
Surfin' Seniors won the Excellence in Technology and Innovation Award, presented by Ontario Library Service North!