Last Chance for Free Computer Courses in 2020

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Last Chance for Free Computer Courses in 2020

Want to improve your computer skills? The last term of Marlborough District Library's popular Stepping Up courses are now available to book.

Upcoming courses include Ancestry, smartphones and finding the right device. See below for the full schedule of courses.

The courses run on a Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9.00 am to 11.00 am. The courses have limited places so be sure to register.

You can register on the Stepping Up website.

Go to the Stepping Up website

You can also register by coming into the library or contacting us by phone or email.

Go to our Contact Us page

Ancestry

Tuesday 13 October

Thursday 15 October

Learn tips for effective searching on Ancestry.com, including records that are available in the UK and New Zealand.

Go to our event listing for the Tuesday Ancestry course to register

Go to our event listing for the Thursday Ancestry course to register

Further steps in family history

Tuesday 20 October

Thursday 22 October

A ‘beyond the basics' course, suitable for anyone who has attended an ‘Introduction to Family History’ or who has experience searching online family history resources.

Go to our event listing for the Tuesday Further steps in family history course to register

Go to our event listing for the Thursday Further steps in family history course to register

The Prow

Thursday 29 October

The Top of the South's own history and culture is explored in this course.

Go to our event listing for the The Prow and to register

Smartphones

Tuesday 5 November

Learn about gestures, apps, taking photos, connecting to the internet, security and settings.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register

Pursuing Hobbies

Tuesday 10 November

For seniors who want to use technologies to pursue hobbies.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register

Finding the right device

Thursday 12 November

Learn about different devices so you can choose the right one for your needs.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register

Communicating with family

Tuesday 24 November

Learn how to communicate online with family and friends.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register

Reducing dependence on others

Thursday 26 November

Learn how to start online banking, using DIY sites, manage my health and other apps.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register

Introduction to devices

Tuesday 1 December

Learn to use different types of devices.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register

Introduction to the internet

Thursday 3 December

Gain a basic understanding of how the internet works and various internet options.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register

Introduction to email

Tuesday 8 December

Get to know email, what it is and how to use it.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register

Introduction to browsing

Thursday 10 December

Gain an understanding of internet browsers and how to search for topics of interest.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register