Community Technology workshops

Please note, workshops will be available subject to changes in current restrictions.

For general information on Community Technology workshops, please call Max Webber Library Reference Desk on 9839 6620.

Group workshops

Blacktown City Libraries deliver free workshops on a range of topics.  See below for a list of upcoming workshops: 

July 2020

Basics: Microsoft Word
Monday 20 July, 2 pm – 4 pm

Learn how to create simple letters and use templates, through Microsoft Word.
Basic computer, mouse and keyboard skills are required. 
Our Library @ The Mount Druitt Hub
Book now:
wordbasicsmtd2020.eventbrite.com.au  

Beyond Basics: Cybersafety
Tuesday 21 July, 10.30 am – 12 noon

In this workshop you will learn:
• How your personal data is being tracked and used
• How to practise cybersafe behaviour
• About tools that can help you protect your personal data such as VPNs.
All you need are basic computer and mouse skills. Own device optional.
Lalor Park Library
Book now:
cybersafetylpk2020.eventbrite.com.au

Basics: Microsoft Word
Friday 24 July, 10 am – 12 noon

Use Microsoft Word to learn how to type up letters and use basic templates.
Basic computer, mouse and keyboard skills are required. 
Max Webber Library, Blacktown
Book now:
wordsbasicsbtn2020.eventbrite.com.au

Cover Letters
Tuesday 28 July, 2.30 pm – 4 pm

Learn how to create and write a cover letter for job applications.
You will need basic experience with Microsoft Word and computer, mouse and keyboard skills.
Riverstone Library & Digital Hub
Book now:
coverlettersriv2020.eventbrite.com.au

August 2020

Resume workshop
Tuesday 4 August, 10.30 am - 12 noon

Learn vital tips on how to create a resume.
You will also learn how to email your resume to prospective employers.
An email account, basic experience with Microsoft Word and computer, mouse and keyboard skills are required. 
Lalor Park Library
Book now:
 resumelpk2020.eventbrite.com.au

Resume workshop
Monday 17 August, 2.30 pm - 4 pm

Learn vital tips on how to create a resume.
You will also learn how to email your resume to prospective employers.
An email account, basic experience with Microsoft Word and computer, mouse and keyboard skills are required. 
Our Library @ The Mount Druitt Hub
Book now: 
resumemtd2020.eventbrite.com.au

Resume workshop
Tuesday 18 August, 2.30 pm - 4 pm

Learn vital tips on how to create a resume.
You will also learn how to email your resume to prospective employers.
An email account, basic experience with Microsoft Word and computer, mouse and keyboard skills are required. 
Riverstone Library & Digital Hub
Book now:
 resumeriv2020.eventbrite.com.au 

Basics: Cybersafety
Friday 28 August, 10 am – 12 noon

Develop the habits that help keep you safe from identity theft and online scams.
All you need are basic computer and mouse skills. Own device optional.
Max Webber Library, Blacktown
Book now:
 cybersafetybtn2020.eventbrite.com.au


One-on-One technology assistance

Riverstone Library & Digital Hub: By appointment

Library staff provide free basic computer and technology assistance.
Bookings essential, call 9627 3823. 

Lalor Park Library: Mondays, 10.30 am – 11.30 am or 11.30 am – 12.30 pm

Volunteers provide free basic computer and technology assistance.
Bookings essential, call 9624 5243.


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