Last Chance for Free Computer Courses in 2022

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Last Chance for Free Computer Courses in 2022

Want to improve your computer skills in 2022? Then act now, as the last term of Marlborough District Library's popular Stepping Up - computers for beginners - courses are now available to book.

Upcoming courses include smartphones, apps and Trade Me. See below for the full schedule of courses.

The courses in Blenheim run on a Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9 am to 10 am.

Courses at Picton Library run on a Wednesday morning from 9.30 am to 10.30 am or Wednesday afternoon from 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm.

You can register on the Stepping Up website or by visiting your library or contacting us by phone or email.

Go to the Stepping Up website to register for a course in Blenheim

Go to the Stepping Up website to register for a course in Picton

Go to our Contact Us page

But be quick, places are limited!

Marlborough District Library (Blenheim)

Android Smartphones

Tuesday 27 September

Thursday 1 December

For absolute beginners with an Android smartphone. The class covers setting up your phone, safety and security, basic settings and gestures. You will need to bring your smartphone with you to the class.

Go to our event listing to register for Android Smartphones in September

Go to our event listing to register for Android Smartphones in December

iPhones

Thursday 29 September

Thursday 29 November

For absolute beginners with an Apple iPhone. The class covers setting up your phone, safety and security, basic settings and gestures. You will need to bring your smartphone with you to the class.

Go to our event listing to register for iPhones in September

Go to our event listing to register for iPhones in November

Apps (Android Google Play)

Tuesday 18 October

Thursday 8 December

For new Android device users. The class covers: understanding, finding, downloading and using basic apps. Please bring your device to the class.

Go to our event listing to register for Apps (Android Google Play) in October

Go to our event listing to register for Apps (Android Google Play) in December

Apps (Apple App Store)

Thursday 20 October

Tuesday 6 December

For new Apple device users. The class covers: understanding, finding, downloading and using basic apps. Please bring your device to the class.

Go to our event listing to register for Apps (Apple App Store) in October

Go to our event listing to register for Apps (Apple App Store) in December

Trade Me

Tuesday 15 November

Thursday 17 November

Trade Me is the largest internet auction website operating in New Zealand. This class covers: accessing Trade Me, creating an account, using Trade Me, viewing a listing ,watchlist, placing a bid and selling an item.

Go to our event listing to register for Trade Me on Tuesday

Go to our event listing to register for Trade Me on Thursday

Beginning Family History

Tuesday 24 November

Start at the very beginning with your family history. How to trace your relatives back from yourself.

Go to our event listing to register for Beginning Family History

Picton Library and Service Centre Waitohi Whare Mātauranga

Smartphones

Wednesday 21 September 9.30 am

Wednesday 14 December 1.30 pm

For absolute beginners who have a smartphone. This class covers setting up your phone, safety and security and basic settings. Please bring your smartphone to the class.

Go to our event listing to register for Smartphones in September

Go to our event listing to register for Smartphones in December

Introduction to Email

Wednesday 28 September 9.30 am

Wednesday 30 November 9.30 am

For absolute beginners. This class covers setting up your email, sorting your emails into folders. Please bring your device to the class.

Go to our event listing to register for Introduction to Email in September

Go to our event listing to register for Introduction to Email in November

Introduction to Apps

Wednesday 5 October 1.30 pm

Wednesday 26 October 9.30 am

For new device users. This class covers understanding, finding, downloading and using basic apps. Please bring your smartphone or tablet to the class.

Go to our event listing to register for Introduction to Apps on 5 October

Go to our event listing to register for Introduction to Apps on 26 October

Library Digital Apps

Wednesday 12 October 1.30 pm

For new device users.This class covers understanding, finding, downloading and using our Library apps. Please bring your smartphone or table to the class.

Go to our event listing to register for Library Digital Apps

Trade Me

Wednesday 19 October 9.30 am

Trade Me is New Zealand's largest internet auction website. This class covers accessing Trade Me, creating an account, viewing a listing, watchlists, placing a bid and selling and item.

Go to our event listing to register for Trade Me

Press Reader

Wednesday 16 November 1.30 pm

Introduction to Press Reader - the library digital platform for newspapers and magazines from New Zealand and across the world.

Go to our event listing to register for Press Reader

Introduction to Social Media

Wednesday 23 November 1.30 pm

For new users. This class covers understanding, and using social media sites. Please bring your device to the class.

Go to our event listing to register for Introduction to Social Media

Internet Safety and Security

Wednesday 7 December 9.30 am

For beginners. Learn how to stay safe online.

Go to our event listing to register for Internet Safety and Security