Get Online Week 2016 will take place on 17-23 October. This annual campaign aims to bring Digital Inclusion to national attention, with many events taking place around the country, bringing digital skills and know-how to everyone.
We have a number of Basic IT sessions taking place in libraries during Get Online Week.
Monday 17 October
Digital Drop In | Chipping Barnet library | 10:30 – 12pm
Come along and learn about Barnet libraries’ FREE ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazine services. We will have a limited number of tablet devices available but feel free to bring your own device if you wish. You will need to bring your Barnet library card to this session. No booking necessary. Call 02083594040 for more information.
IT basics - Get Online with Learn My Way
Learn My Way is a free learning platform designed to make getting online easy. You can take a number of simple courses that will help you learn how to do lots of things online such as;
Touchscreen basics | Using search engines | Email and social media | shopping and banking online | finding jobs and health information - and much more.
During this session we will provide you with a tablet and help you sign up to Learn My Way and show you how to make the most of this fantastic learning resource. Please bring your library card with you. Places are limited so booking is essential.
Sessions take place on the following dates;
Monday 17 October
Chipping Barnet library, 2 – 4 pm. Contact 020 8359 4040 to book.
Wednesday 19 October
Hendon Library, 10 – 12pm. Contact 020 8359 2628 to book.
Church End library, 2 – 4 pm. Contact 020 8359 3800 to book
You can also visit our events page for details of regular IT sessions in Barnet libraries.
Free online digital skills training
Learn My Way
Learn My Way is a website of free online courses for beginners, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world.
When asked for a centre code, enter the number 3457282.
Digital Garage for small businesses
Free digital skills training which will help your small business to save time, increase turnover and cultivate customers. Using the Google Digital Garage online learning platform, individuals can choose from over 23 different topics ranging from creating a website to learning about Google Analytics.