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Tech Savvy Seniors @ Kings Cross Library

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Kings Cross Library

1/50-52 Darlinghurst Rd

Potts Point

Sydney, New South Wales 2011

Australia

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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 - 4 September
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 - 11 September

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 - 18 September

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 - 25 September

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 online cyber safety: how to stay safe online - 9 October

This workshop covers some simple tools and precautions of how you can can stay safe and protect yourself online.

Introduction to social media - 16 October

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.

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Kings Cross Library

1/50-52 Darlinghurst Rd

Potts Point

Sydney, New South Wales 2011

Australia

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