Computing + technology courses

​Get up to speed using computers and other information technologies with our free or low-cost courses and support programs around the state.

Here you can find:

If you’re looking for something that is not scheduled, please ask at your local library or online access centre.  We often run courses in response to local demand. 

Using a Mobile Device

 iPad Basics

  • Learn how to use the Apple iPad.
  • Access wi-fi and bluetooth.
  • Download apps.
  • Explore the uses of an Apple iPad.
If possible, please bring your Apple ID password for this session.

 Android Basics

  • Learn how to use the Android tablet.
  • Access wi-fi, and bluetooth.
  • Download apps.
  • Explore the uses of an Android device.
If possible, please bring your Google Play password for this session.

​Using a Computer

 Computing Basics

  • Learn to use a Windows computer.
  • Access files and programs.
  • Use a keyboard and mouse.
  • Manage plug-in devices including cameras and memory sticks.
  • Gain an understanding of security and privacy issues.

 Computing for Seniors

Feeling overwhelmed at where to start? Join our group just for seniors to learn how to connect to family and friends online and get a general understanding of your computer. 

 Computing for Work

  • Develop skills to create and edit office files (word documents and spreadsheets).
  • Know how to search for information on the Web.
  • How to send, receive and manage emails.
  • Includes tips to help make your computing easier and more productive.


 One-to-one

Access one to one help with our volunteers. They can help you with:

  • Using email, your smart phone or tablet
  • Building your skills on computers
  • Connecting to apps such as MyGov.
Contact your local library to book a session.

Using the Internet and Email

 Using our eLibrary Resources

Learn how to use our free online services such as:

  • eBooks, eMagazines, eMusic, eFilms, eComics.
  • Online databases.
  • Family and local history resources.

 Internet Basics

  • Learn to use the internet as a reliable source of information.
  • Complete forms online.
  • Browse smartly and stay safe while online.

 Email Basics

  • Learn how to set up email accounts.
  • Attach files.
  • Send information to communicate with your friends, family and colleagues. 

​Use Communication and Collaboration tools

 Social Media Basics

Learn about some social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube and blogging tools.

Which one is right for you? What is available and how do you use it effectively?

 Online Collaborations/Communication

Communicate with family, friends and colleagues online using tools like:

  • Skype
  • Messenger
  • FaceTime
  • WhatsApp

​Online Protection

 eSafety Basics

Practical advice for staying safe online with resources and information from reliable sources.