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Tech Savvy Seniors @ Customs House Library

City of Sydney Library

Tech Savvy Seniors @ Customs House Library
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Tech Savvy Senior Registration
Reservations are suggested for this event, as places are limited. If no seats are available, you are welcome to join the stand-by queue at the door prior to the event. Unclaimed seats will be made available to the queue shortly before the event commences.
1 hour before event starts Free  

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This free 6-part series is designed to help older people improve their computer and digital literacy.

Get technology on your side by keeping connected, accessing vital services and doing business. Join us for the whole series or pick and choose the sessions that best suit your needs. 


Funded by the Telstra Foundation and FACS, get savvy using our library PCs and dive into the digital world.

 

Introduction to computers - 1 November
This workshop covers what a computer is, it’s components and how it’s operated. You’ll learn to use a mouse and keyboard and then road test your skills as you create your first document and perhaps do a little web surfing.

 

Introduction to internet part 1 - 8 November 2017

Become familiar with the internet basics of getting online and surfing the web. Get well acquainted so you can go home, sign up for an internet service and hang out on the www’s yourself.

 

Introduction to internet part 2 - 15 November 2017

Growing your know-how from Part 1, we’ll look at ways to make web navigation a breeze as well as seek out video and music add-ons. We’ll make sure you know how to keep yourself safe online and get you going with tips for the best sites to view online.

 

Introduction to email - 22 November 2017

Keep connected to family and friends with email. We’ll walk you through setting up a free Gmail email account as well as how to send, read and reply to your emails.

 

Introduction to cybersafety: how to stay safe online - 29 November 2017

Learn the basics of internet security: the things that can potentially go wrong and the simple steps you can take to avoid them. We'll introduce you to the some tools available to protect you and your computer. 

 

Introduction to social media - 6 December 2017

Get sharp with social media’s famous three: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We’ll take you through a run-down of which social media to use and when. 

 

Sessions are free, run for 2 hours and cater for  8 people. Bookings are essential as there are loads of keen learners.

 

Have questions about Tech Savvy Seniors @ Customs House Library? Contact City of Sydney Library

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Customs House Library
31 Alfred St
Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales 2010
Australia

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City of Sydney Library

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