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: 

November 2020

Online Shopping Safety
Tuesday 3 November, 10.30 am – 12 noon
Want to take advantage of online bargains? Get the most out of internet shopping by staying safe online.
This class covers various online services and best practices to shop smart and shop safe.
Lalor Park Library
Book now: onlineshoppinglpk.eventbrite.com.au

Transport Apps
Tuesday 10 November, 10.30 am – 12 noon

Travel apps can make getting around on public transport much easier.
Learn how to use different transport apps on your smartphone or tablet.

  • Please bring along your smartphone or tablet device.

Riverstone Library & Digital Hub
Book now:
transportappsriv.eventbrite.com.au

Basics: Email
Monday 16 November, 2.00 pm – 4 pm

Learn how to send and receive emails, navigate your inbox, and practice downloading and attaching files.

  • For people with basic computer, keyboard and mouse skills.

  • Own device optional.

Our Library @ The Mount Druitt Hub
Book now:
basicsemailmtd.eventbrite.com.au

Christmas Cleanout
Friday 27 November, 10.00 am – 12 noon

Need to make some space before the Christmas holidays?
When you sell, swap, buy or donate a used or unwanted item, you’re a part of the second-hand economy. Discover your online selling options in this information session.
Max Webber Library, Blacktown
Book now:
christmascleanoutbtn.eventbrite.com.au

December 2020

Basics: Email
Tuesday 1 December, 10.30 am – 12 noon

Learn how to send and receive emails, navigate your inbox, and practice downloading and attaching files.

  • For people with basic computer, keyboard and mouse skills

  • Please bring along your smartphone or tablet device.

Lalor Park Library
Book now:
basicsemaillpk.eventbrite.com.au  

Resume Workshop
Monday 7 December, 2 pm – 4 pm

Learn vital tips on how to create a resume using Microsoft Word.
You will also learn how to email your resume to prospective employers.

  • For people with basic computer, keyboard, mouse and Microsoft Word skills.

  • Please bring along your email account details with password for sign-in.

  • Own device optional.

Our Library @ The Mount Druitt Hub
Book now:
resumeworkshopmtd.eventbrite.com.au

Christmas Cleanout
Tuesday 8 December, 10.30 am – 12 noon

Need to make some space before the Christmas holidays?
When you sell, swap, buy or donate a used or unwanted item, you’re a part of the second-hand economy. Discover your online selling options in this information session.
Riverstone Library & Digital Hub
Book now:
christmascleanoutriv.eventbrite.com.au

Fact or fiction? How to spot fake news
Friday 11 December, 10.00 am – 12 noon

Sometimes it's hard to tell the difference between news that's well researched and news that's false or misleading.
Learn techniques for evaluating the credibility of news stories and the importance of getting information from multiple reliable sources.
Max Webber Library, Blacktown
Book now:
factorfictionbtn.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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