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.
You can also register by coming into the library or contacting us by phone or email.
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.
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.
Thursday 29 October
The Top of the South's own history and culture is explored in this course.
Tuesday 5 November
Learn about gestures, apps, taking photos, connecting to the internet, security and settings.
Tuesday 10 November
For seniors who want to use technologies to pursue hobbies.
Finding the right device
Thursday 12 November
Learn about different devices so you can choose the right one for your needs.
Communicating with family
Tuesday 24 November
Learn how to communicate online with family and friends.
Reducing dependence on others
Thursday 26 November
Learn how to start online banking, using DIY sites, manage my health and other apps.
Introduction to devices
Tuesday 1 December
Learn to use different types of devices.
Introduction to the internet
Thursday 3 December
Gain a basic understanding of how the internet works and various internet options.
Introduction to email
Tuesday 8 December
Get to know email, what it is and how to use it.
Introduction to browsing
Thursday 10 December
Gain an understanding of internet browsers and how to search for topics of interest.