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Let's Get Digital Computer workshops

These Computer workshops are part of the SteppingUP national digital literacy initiative developed by Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa. All classes are free. However, classes may be cancelled if minimum registrations are not reached.

Bookings are essential, please contact staff to book your spot.

If you are interested in any of the classes below and the dates and times don't work for you, please contact us and we may be able to arrange an alternate time.

Richmond Library

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Let's get Appy

 You will learn how to:

  • Download, organise and delete apps
  • Find the most useful apps for you

Prerequisites

You must make sure that you have signed into the Play Store (Android) / App Store (iPhone/iPad) before coming to the class. If you need help with this, please complete a Book a Librarian request.

A laptop is provided for this workshop, but you may also want to bring your own handheld device, and your own laptop (if you have one and would prefer to use this).

Monday 1 August,

10.00am-12.00pm

Let's make memories with a photobook  Understand how to use Vistaprint website, learn how to upload photos from your computer, create and customise a photobook ready for printing. 

This workshop includes: 

  • Create a photobooks using Vistaprint 

  • Get your photobook ready for printing 

Prerequisites 

Bring a USB stick with stored photos to use during the class. 

A laptop is provided for this workshop, but you may also want to bring your own handheld device, and your own laptop (if you have one and would prefer to use this). 

Monday 15 August,

10.00am-12.00pm

Let's go safely on the internet

Learn some top tips for being safe online.   

Learn how to: 

  • Avoid spam and phishing 

  • Create strong passwords 

  • Understand the terminology 

Prerequisites 

Basic computer skills 

Monday 29 August,

10.00am-12.00pm

Let's get photographing

Learn how to make the most of your smartphone camera. 

This workshop includes: 

  • Take photos 

  • Share photos with family and friends 

  • Use your camera for everyday purposes 

Prerequisites 

Bring your handheld device 

Monday 12 September,

10.00am-12.00pm

Let's stream online

Learn how to create online account for using digital streaming services.

Learn how to:

  • Access free digital streaming content
  • Create a TVNZ OnDemand account
  • Create a Three Now account
  • Log in to Kanopy
  • Install a digital streaming app on your smartphone or tablet

Prerequisites

Bring your smartphone/tablet with you. Ensure you have a current email address, and bring your username and password. Please also make sure you have your library card and know your PIN.

Monday 26 September,

10.00am-12.00pm

 

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