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Free Digital Skills Workshops

Digital Workshops at Napier Libraries

If the cellphone or tablet your well meaning children bought you is still tucked away in a drawer, a bewildering tangle of buttons, beeps and flashing lights, fear not! Help is at hand.

Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of free digital skills workshops for the community.

These workshops cover a selection of topics including smartphones, eBooks and internet banking, how to access free movies using Kanopy, reading newspapers & magazines online, keeping safe online, using video calls and messaging apps to keep connected with friends and family. These topics vary term to term.

If you book into a class, but then for some reason cannot attend please contact us info@napierlibrary.co.nz, so that we can offer your place to someone on the waiting list.

Class dates, times and locations are listed below.  Contact us if you have any problem enrolling online.

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Most of the classes are being repeated. If you attend more than one session with the same name you will be going over the same information.

Tues 21st July Taradale 10am-12am Smartphones Basic tuition to get you started with using your cellphone and a few tips and tricks you may not know
Thurs 30th July Napier 10am-12am Smartphones Basic tuition to get you started with using your cellphone and a few tips and tricks you may not know
Tues  4th August Taradale 10am-12pm Intro to Genealogy Designed for those new to family research this class will show you how to search effectively and explore different features of 4 popular genealogy websites: Ancestry.com, Findmypast.com, Familysearch.com and BDMs through Internal Affairs
Thurs 13th August Napier 10am-12am Smartphones Basic tuition to get you started with using your cellphone and a few tips and tricks you may not know
Tues 18th August Taradale 10am-12am Intro to Tablets Basic tuition to get you started with using your tablet and a few tips and tricks you may not know
Thurs 27th August Napier 10am-12am Intro to iPads Basic tuition to get you started with using your iPad and a few tips and tricks you may not know
Tues 1st September Taradale 10am-12am Keeping in touch *NEW* Learn about video calls on apps such as Skype, Messenger and What’s app
Thurs 10th September Napier 10am-12pm Internet Safety  Keep safe online, learn how to identify and avoid scams, some helpful websites to use with tips to keep you safe
Tues 15th September Taradale 10am-12pm Smartphones Basic tuition to get you started with using your cellphone and a few tips and tricks you may not know
Thurs 24th September Napier 10am-12pm Intermediate Genealogy  For those already confident in basic genealogy this class explores other useful websites and provides further helpful information with an emphasis on resources available through Napier Libraries.  Areas covered include cemetery searches, records held by Napier Libraries and other council facilities, and alternative places to locate information

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