& District Community Learning Centre Computer Lending
to the Computer Lending Library Web Page!
you will find everything you need to know on how to become
a member of the computer lending library.
lending library is designed to encourage the use of technology
by all members of our community. It does so by making
functional computer systems accessible to those who are unable
to otherwise acquire them; thereby increasing their quality
of life, literacy, fluency and the specialty skills that have
become a requirement for more employment opportunities, even
in entry-level positions.
is the Library For?
Computer Lending Library specifically targets several known
segments of our community:
of all ages (children/youth/adult)
entrepreneurs (particularly youth)
immigrants with language and/or literacy issues
residents with literacy issues
that assist the above listed community members
does the Program Provide?
program will supply a basic
set of computer equipment. Specialized equipment and
aids will be referred to other agencies that already have
programs that augment a computer user's needs for speciality
for assembly and basic computer operation will be provided
during orientation. Basic computer training may be offered
that introduces individuals to the main components of a computer
at scheduled training programs offered at the Selkirk &
District Community Learning Centre. Additionally, the
SDCLC would refer individuals to existing training programs,
such as PowerUp.
Membership and Application Process
are three (3) steps in applying to the Computer Lending Library:
You must complete the membership
application to the program.
must complete a handwritten Letter of Request
explaining why you need a computer; and deliver or mail it
to the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre, attention
Computer Lending Library.
application and Letter of Request will be assessed against
the program criteria.
you apply be sure to read the Loan
Agreement and our Lending
Policies. Failure to follow these instructions
may result in your application being rejected. If you
have questions regarding the program or the policies call
the Selkirk & District Learning Centre before completing
that receiving a computer through this lending program does
not mean you own the computer. Computers are
loaned to the recipients for a specified period of time and
recipients are expected to return the loaned computers upon
completion of the loan term.
note, there are a limited number of computers available for
lending. Computer loans are made in such a way as to ensure
a fair and equitable process is utilized in the lending program.
means not all applicants will receive computers.
Computer Lending Library will attempt to notify all applicants
as soon as possible on the status of their applications.
We request that you are patient with the required process
and allow the Computer Lending Library a minimum of two
weeks to process your application.
send in your membership application
and handwritten Letter of Request to the Selkirk
& District Community Learning Centre by fax, mail, or
drop it off at our office at the address below. Any
questions, please call (204) 482-2111.
511 Robinson Avenue