Digital Skills Classes

Better Digital Futures for Seniors

Better Digital Futures is a digital literacy programme aimed at helping seniors develop the skills and confidence to use digital technologies to improve their lives.

There are four pathways, each involving a series of four 2-hour classes. You can join the programme through any of the pathways depending on your level of confidence and experience.

DIGITAL INTRODUCTORY is for people who don't see a reason to go online. It will cover communicating with friends and family, being less dependant on others and pursuing hobbies online.

DIGITAL ESSENTIALS is for people who want to use computers and the internet but have little or no experience and find the digital world somwhat confusing.

DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT is for people who want to use the internet to improve their lives, it includes online shopping, banking, managing photos and solving common computer problems.

DIGITAL SAFETY is for people who are concerned about their privacy and keeping themselves safe online.

Book-a-Librarian

Just need a little one-on-one help? You can book a FREE individual 30-minute session with one of our librarians.

Some of the things we can help you with include:

* Using the library catalogue and website

* Accessing Digital Library services

* Basic computer skills - using email, social media, and the internet

* Discovering new books and authors

* Research help and advice

* Downloading free eBooks through our website

* Basic troubleshooting on your digital device (tablet, phone, or laptop)