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Getting Started With Canva

Canva is a free image editing tool that can be used for library marketing and event promotion.

Canva Templates

Canva offers many templates that you can browse and use as a base for your creative work.  These are the easiest way to get started. There are templates for almost everything, from invoices to Instagram images. 

Once you select a template you can click into it to start editing the elements such as text, images, frames, and background.

Canva currently has over 50k templates.  Canva notes on the pricing page that 8k templates are available for users on the Free Forever plan. 


How to customize a template

Here is a Canva template for a Facebook Post.


Canva template


This is the same template, but with our workshop information added in. We also added a photo of our classroom.


template with workshop information


Here is the template with our final edits - our library's brand color.


template with final edits


This is the final version posted on our Twitter account